The Women of Beach Volleyball

The girls of Summer are back! In honor of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 we’re putting together a short-list of the hottest women in beach volleyball. By far the best reasons to watch the Olympics is to gawk at the women who’s physique’s have been transformed into the epitome of perfection. All the hard work leads up to this monumental event, where athletes from around the world compete for glory. While the rest of of the world watches from the comfort of their couch in amazement. Who will take the gold for their respective country? Only time will tell, but for now let’s feast our eyes on the women of the US Olympic volleyball team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out a few fan favorites below that deserve full attention as well… you’re welcome.

 

 

Jaqueline Carvalho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaqueline Carvalho is a female Brazilian volleyball player, a member of the Brazilian national team and Brazilian club Minas Tênis Clube, a double Olympic Champion from Beijing 2008 and London 2012, a double silver medalist of the World Championship and multi-medalist of the World Grand Prix.

 

Barbara-Seixas

 

Barbara Seixas is a Brazilian beach volleyball player. In 2012 she was named FIVB top Rookie of the year. Seixas is a three-time youth World Champion and has reached the podium in several FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournaments.

 

 

 

Agatha-Bednarczuk

 

Agatha Bednarczuk is a Brazilian international beach volleyball player – she won the gold medal at the 2015 World Championships.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jen Pavley is a U.S. female beach volleyball player and winner of the silver medal in the women’s beach team competition ( partnering Marsha Miller) at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amber Willey is a U.S. female beach volleyball player, she played one year in France and one year in Germany, and has coached kids volleyball camps and programs since 1995.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angie Akers is a U.S. female beach volleyball player who plays on the AVP Tour and was named the AVP Rookie of the Year in 2002. She has consistently finished in the top ten in individual and team categories, with Brooke Hanson as at the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and finished 5th and again in 2009 with Tyra Turner they finished 5th at the FIVB World Championships in Stavanger, Norway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Gysin s a U.S. female beach volleyball player at USC from 2004-2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Wacholder is a U.S. model and beach volleyball player with eight championships with three partners, most recently with Tyra Turner in San Diego on the AVP Tour on August 3, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raquel Caulkins is a  Brazilian female volleyball player, her professional career began in Belgium at the age of 20. Raquel joined the AVP Crocs Beach Volleyball Tour in 2006 and in 2009, she competed in 45 matches on the AVP Tour.

 

Suzanne Stonebarger is U.S. beach volleyball player, she and her partner Michelle More are now faces of the league, and are known as “Team Gorgeous”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Misty-May Treanor is a retired U.S. female beach volleyball player, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and as of August 2012 the most successful female beach volleyball player with 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition. Misty May-Treanor and teammate Kerri Walsh Jennings were the gold medalists in beach volleyball at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics. Together, May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings are considered the greatest beach volleyball team of all time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zara Dampney is a British beach volleyball player, she was chosen as one of the two players to take the home nation qualification spot at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Marta Menegatti is an Italian beach volleyball player, partnered with Greta Cicolari they qualified for 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

 

Now that we’ve feasted our eyes on the dessert cart, let’s indulge in some slow motion footage… because everything looks better in slow motion, specially in super slow motion.

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