guide to the sport begins at the beginning, with birth
of volleyball to its present status of "fastest growing
sport in the world," attracting the interest of "major
player" international organizations, Rotary International, Boys and GirlsClubs International, and the YMCA.
Also included - rare photos from the personal
collection of the author, an Olympic athlete who has dedicated
over a half-century of his life to the sport.
Some sports writers have speculated that this just might
be the best and most comprehensive guide to volleyball
published to date!
They like to call the Manhattan Beach
Open the Wimbledon of beach volleyball.
That makes Mike O’Hara some kind of stud, because
he won the thing five times in a row, including the inaugural
open in 1960.