Sept. 22, 2023: Friday saw 17 Canadian teams competing in the main draw at the Beach Volleyball Pro Tour Futures event in Halifax, Nova Scotia. And of those contenders, a whopping 12 punched their ticket to the playoff round, taking place on Saturday. It’s a good sign—with that many teams in the mix, the red and white have a solid shot at landing on the podium.
Check out the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour website for more updates: https://en.volleyballworld.com/beachvolleyball/competitions/beach-pro-tour/2023/futures/halifax-can/schedule/
Action continues throughout the weekend, with the medal round on Sunday. Catch the semi-finals and finals on the Beach Volleyball Tour YouTube Channel.
This year, Canada hosted three Beach Pro Tour events – a Challenge event in Edmonton (July 20-23), an Elite 16 in Montreal (July 26-30) and this Futures event in Halifax. Futures events are a showcase of the top up-and-coming talent on tour, gain experience and showcase their skills.
Here’s a list of the Canadian teams in Halifax :
Sam Schachter and Dan Dearing
Jake MacNeil and Alex Russell
Arran Chambers and Simon Fecteau-Boutin
Rouzbeh Rahnavard and Tynan Gannett
Steven Abrams and Robert Kemp
Jacob van Geel and Zach van Geel
Adam Thompson and Aleksandar Zdravkov Borisov
Zechariah Johnson and Jordan Deshane
Heather Bansley and Sophie Bukovec
Darby Dunn and Olivia Grace Furlan
Lea Monkhouse and Marie-Alex Bélanger
Shanice Marcelle and Myriam Robitaille
Alison McKay and Katharine Wuttunee
Devin Corah and Adriel Goodman
Dana Roskic and Kaylee Glagau
Josephine Sek and Emma Glagau
Sophia Hladyniuk and Calinda Kok
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