Olympic beach volleyball

Team GB Female Beach Volleyball Players Launch Road Safety Initiative

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: Members of Great Britain women's Beach Volleyball team (L-R) Lucy Bolton, Zara Dempney and Shauna Mullin take part in a 'Stop Traffic' photocall on Parliament Square on May 24, 2012 in London, England. The PR stunt was aimed at reminding commuters that roads were likely to be busier at peak times during the 2012 London Olympic Games. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Team GB Female Beach Volleyball Players Launch Road Safety Initiative

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: Members of Great Britain women's Beach Volleyball team (L-R) Denise Johns, Lucy Bolton, Shauna Mullin and Zara Dempne take part in a 'Stop Traffic' photocall on Parliament Square on May 24, 2012 in London, England. The PR stunt was aimed at reminding commuters that roads were likely to be busier at peak times during the 2012 London Olympic Games. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Martin Reader

Martin Reader prepares to serve at the 2012 Canadian Beach Volleyball Trials (Photo: Ben Kashin)

XVI Pan American Games - Day 7

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 21: Yarleen Santiago and Yamileska Yantin of Puerto Rico celebrate their Bronze Medal win against the USA at the Beach Volleyball Stadium on October 21, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

XVI Pan American Games - Day 7

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO - OCTOBER 21: Yarleen Santiago of Puerto Rico celebrates the Bronze Medal win against the USA at the Beach Volleyball Stadium on October 21, 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Martin Reader and Josh Binstock

Martin Reader and Josh Binstock at the 2012 Canadian Beach Volleyball Trials

TOPSHOTS German beach volleyball player

TOPSHOTS German beach volleyball player Ilka Semmler reacts during a training session during the FIVB Beach-Volleyball Grand Slam 2012 in Berlin on July 10, 2012. The Grand slam takes part from July 10 to 15, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HANNIBAL HANSCHKE GERMANY OUTHANNIBAL HANSCHKE/AFP/GettyImages

China's Xi Zhang (2nd R) and her teammat

China's Xi Zhang (2nd R) and her teammate Chen Xue (2nd L) vie for the ball with Brooke Hanson (L) and Lauren Fendrick (R) of the US during their FIVB Beach-Volleyball Grand Slam 2012 match in Berlin on July 12, 2012. The team of China won the match 21-14, 21-19. The Grand slam takes place from July 10 to 15, 2012. AFP PHOTO / DAVID GANNONDAVID GANNON/AFP/GettyImages

A Beach volleyball player takes part in

A Beach volleyball player takes part in a women’s Pool Play match during the 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Moscow Grand Slam at the historical Poklonnaya Gora (Victory Park) in Moscow, on June 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages

Josh Binstock

Josh Binstock prepares to serve at the 2012 Canadian Beach Volleyball Trials (Photo: Ben Kashin)

Beach volleyball players take part in a

Beach volleyball players take part in a women’s Pool Play match during the 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Moscow Grand Slam at the historical Poklonnaya Gora (Victory Park) in Moscow, on June 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages

Sanne Keizer, Marleen Van Iersel

Sanne Keizer, bottom, and Marleen Van Iersel of the Netherlands compete during the women's match against the team of Karla Borger and Britta Buthe of Germany in the Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam at Jinshan, outskirts of Shanghai, China, Thursday, May 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Heather Hughes, left, celebrates with teammate Emily Day after defeating Chile

U.S.' Heather Hughes, left, celebrates with teammate Emily Day after defeating Chile in a women's beach volleyball match at the Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Sunday Oct. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, United States' Misty May-Treanor, right, and Kerri Walsh celebrate after the gold medal women's beach volleyball match against China in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Beach and indoor volleyball have little in common except a few rules, a few athletes and a national governing body that beach players say hasn't always looked out for the sandier, sexier and more lucrative side of the sport. Now, with qualifying for the 2012 Olympics coming up, they want more control over their game. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Womens Beach Volleyball Semis

ATHENS - AUGUST 23: Shelda Bede #2 and Adriana Behar #1 for Brazil celebate after winning the women's semifinal match between Australia and Brazil on August 23, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre at the Faliro Coastal Zone Complex in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Sean Garnsworthy/Getty Images)

Womens Beach Volleyball Gold Contest

ATHENS - AUGUST 24: Kerri Walsh and Misty May (R) from the United States celebrate their win in the women's gold medal match on August 24, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre at the Faliro Coastal Zone Complex in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

3rd Asian Beach Games: Beach Volleyball Day 2

HAIYANG, CHINA - JUNE 18: Varapatsorn Radarong of Thailand spikes against Chunxia Chen of China during their Beach Volleyball Women's Gold Medal match with Tanarattha Udomchavee of Thailand and Anna Hu of China on Day 2 of the 3rd Asian Beach Games Haiyang 2012 at Fengxiang Beach on June 18, 2012 in Haiyang, China. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)