The Hard Numbers of Beach Volleyball


April Ross and Jennifer Kessy won silver in beach volleyball at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Both are heading to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, but this time Kessy will have the role as head coach for Ross and her new partner Alix Klineman. She uses math and statistical tools to help guide game strategy and make decisions that will give her team the best shot to win gold. “Changing the Games” is a 10-part video series produced in collaboration with Lyda Hill Philanthropies.

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