The Global Game

Sarah Pavan | Diggin' For Gold, eh?

October 16, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
The Global Game
Sarah Pavan | Diggin' For Gold, eh?
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The Global Game
Sarah Pavan | Diggin' For Gold, eh?
Oct 16, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10

This week’s guest is one of few people who has played both indoor and beach volleyball internationally. This Canadian Olympian came to the US to play NCAA Volleyball at the University of Nebraska where she won a national championship. Sarah went on to play internationally in Korea, Italy, Brazil, and China. Sarah then made the switch from indoor to beach after realizing she would not be able to represent Canada due to the nation's ability to get to the Olympics. After finally solidifying her position in beach, find out how Sarah worked at transitioning from indoor to beach, her experiences playing in multiple countries, and how the postponement of the 2021 Olympics has affected her. 

Have you ever tried running on the beach? Let alone jumping in the sand? This week’s guest is Sarah Pavan, a pro beach volleyballer who has represented Canada in the Olympics. Her road to pro-sand volleyball is a unique one, getting her start at indoor, playing for the University of Nebraska and winning a national championship. She is one of the few people who has played internationally for BOTH indoor and beach volleyball. Enjoy her story about the transition from indoor to outdoor, her road to 2021 Olympics, and more.  

Be prepared to learn about:

  • The key to finding the right volleyball partner
  • How the Brazil Olympics felt like home
  • High pressure games and how they differ from indoor to outdoor
  • Playing her sport in Asia vs. Europe

We hope you enjoy this week’s episode of, The Global Game, brought to you by Uru Sports.

And if you're looking to learn more about playing around the world be sure to join our global sports community full of information, opportunities and amazing connections at urusports.com!




Show Notes

This week’s guest is one of few people who has played both indoor and beach volleyball internationally. This Canadian Olympian came to the US to play NCAA Volleyball at the University of Nebraska where she won a national championship. Sarah went on to play internationally in Korea, Italy, Brazil, and China. Sarah then made the switch from indoor to beach after realizing she would not be able to represent Canada due to the nation's ability to get to the Olympics. After finally solidifying her position in beach, find out how Sarah worked at transitioning from indoor to beach, her experiences playing in multiple countries, and how the postponement of the 2021 Olympics has affected her. 

Have you ever tried running on the beach? Let alone jumping in the sand? This week’s guest is Sarah Pavan, a pro beach volleyballer who has represented Canada in the Olympics. Her road to pro-sand volleyball is a unique one, getting her start at indoor, playing for the University of Nebraska and winning a national championship. She is one of the few people who has played internationally for BOTH indoor and beach volleyball. Enjoy her story about the transition from indoor to outdoor, her road to 2021 Olympics, and more.  

Be prepared to learn about:

  • The key to finding the right volleyball partner
  • How the Brazil Olympics felt like home
  • High pressure games and how they differ from indoor to outdoor
  • Playing her sport in Asia vs. Europe

We hope you enjoy this week’s episode of, The Global Game, brought to you by Uru Sports.

And if you're looking to learn more about playing around the world be sure to join our global sports community full of information, opportunities and amazing connections at urusports.com!