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beach volleyball

volleyball played on the sand, officially with two teams of two players each. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Here bronzed bodies took a break from their beach volleyball to watch the television screens at the outdoor bar.
  • Take part in a game of horseshoes, beach volleyball, or basketball on one of the numerous courts.
  • They fly fighter jets together at the speed of sound and then play beach volleyball.
  • Other activities include beach yoga and beach volleyball.
  • The beach is sandy, with room for sunbathing, beach volleyball and fishing.
  • The championship consisted of beach volleyball and indoor volleyball.
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In the 1990s so-called alternative sports made inroads into the imagination and recreation time of people around the world--but especially in the United States. Figures from the National Sporting Goods Association showed a decline in participation by Americans in traditional sports, including football and baseball, in favour of such new sports as in-line skating and snowboarding. Even "extreme" sports, the playground of adrenaline junkies, high-speed addicts, and alterna-athletes, were becoming more mainstream in 1997 than ever before

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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