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Encyclopedia > Association of Volleyball Professionals

AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) was founded in 1983 to cater to the sport of beach Volleyball, its players and fans. In 2001 after a revamp, the organization took over the beach volleyball tour in Manhattan Beach, California. With this move, AVP became the focal point around which professional volleyball revolves. A beach volleyball game in progress Beach volleyball has evolved from the popular social games of volleyball played on many beaches around the world. ... Manhattan Beach is a city located in southwestern Los Angeles County, California. ...


The AVP group represents professional beach volleyball in the face of the media via tours that are broadcasted over television networks like NBC. and OLN. The Nissan Championship tour begins on September 3, 2005 in the former channel and re-broadcast later on the latter. A beach volleyball game in progress Beach volleyball has evolved from the popular social games of volleyball played on many beaches around the world. ... Nissan Motor Co. ...


The top players on the 2005 AVP tour were Jake Gibb / Stein Metzger on the men's side and Kerri Walsh / Misty May on the women's side. Kerri Walsh Kerri Lee Walsh (Born August 15, 1978) is an American volleyball player. ... Misty May Playing Beach Volleyball Misty May-Treanor is a professional volleyball player in the United States. ...


External Links


AVP official site



--Enver Cortes 141.150.36.221 06:37, 3 September 2005 (UTC)


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