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Water Volley Should Be America's Pastime

By: Grant Marek
via WaterVolley.it - Chubbies Friday At Five via WaterVolley.it

Things that would make volleyball more fun:

1) A flaming net

2) Using water balloons instead of volleyballs

3) The whole thing is played in a foot-and-a-half deep pool

Well prepare for way-way-way-way-way-way-way-more-fun volleyball, because one of those things is coming to a beach near you and it's NOT a flaming net or a water balloon ball.

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Damn straight, it's Water Volley.

Popularized in Spain and Italy, Water Volley is almost exactly like regular volleyball except for the fact that it uses a giant inflatable court filled with almost two feet of water, meaning 1) laying out fully for a return is actually fun instead of actually painful, and 2) INTERMISSION SWIM BREAKS!!!!!!!!

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The one big difference other than the whole inflatable court/water thing? The boundary lines are both inflatable and live -- meaning if you peg a ball off the back line it's gonna pop in the air and the other team has an opportunity to return it.

You can get two types of knockoff courts for under a grand here -- one you can float in shallow water, and the other you can actually fill -- plus there are a bunch of leagues in Europe if you ever decide to leave 'Merica.