Oriental Bay Beach Volleyball Pro Tour


1 - Last Saturday (and Sunday, although I didn't attend) featured the Wellington round of the Volleyball Pro Tour - vast quantities of fine sand had been trucked in specially for the competition, combine that with a blustery wind and it was pretty ugly... Although, I have to say the competitors were quite, um, fit looking


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7 - The ball just hits the bottom of the net after one of the Australian pair makes a dive


8 - Brazil (right) vs USA (left). The Brazilians won after a close match.


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10 - The Brazilian pair seemed to draw a crowd


11 - TV3 interviewing one of the teams


12 - nice try, but no luck. Particular thanks to the lady in the foreground for not quite getting in the way!


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15 - just out of reach, and time for me to dive out of the way of the flying Aussie


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18 - successful block


19 - not quite sure what prompted me to take that photo, must've been the compositional elements...


20 - one of the South African pair (I think)


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26 - I'm sure the Matarangi Beach Estates were quite pleased with their billboard