How popular is sand volleyball?
Data from the Sports and Fitness Industry Association show huge growth in the number of young people playing sand volleyball -- as its called by the NCAA — during those gold medal runs. Between 2007 and 2013, sand volleyball added 1.4 million participants. Among girls ages 6 to 24, participation jumped by 45 percent.
Is volleyball a girly sport?
Volleyball is often played by both males and females. However, many believe it to be true that the sport was designed to be played predominately by women. Females also have a “hidden” advantage over the males who play volleyball.