Fall 98 Shore Pictures

This was one of the most promising and disappointing tournaments I played in. I had a great time as always however Rich was hurt for Saturday's match (detached hamstring no less!) and on Sunday we lost to a team I couldn't stand and we should have beaten!
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Me delivering one of my deadly jump serves!
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Bringing a ball back from way out
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A hit
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A hit over
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Ali serving it up!
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Ali getting ready to hit
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Ali connecting!
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Ali passing one over the net
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Ali making a pass
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A hit around crafty Brian!
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Take off against Brian's team
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A directional dink that Brian is wise to.
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It all starts with a good pass!
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A shot pre-impact
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Ali serving and styling at the same time!
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Ali making a nice save
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Shrug those shoulders!
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Getting ready to hit on the trashcan man
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What the hell was this?
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Me diggin trashy's hit
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Me hitting a back set
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Jim skying for a block
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It's easier to pass when you are facing the target
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Hitting over
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Will Jim ever land?
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Jim using the face block
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Brian, Rich, Jim, Shawn & Gary looking at Big Bear
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Rich doing ab crunches while playing!
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Right handed dink
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Jim climbing on Rich
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Walking back with no celebration
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Admiring the results of Jim's rocket
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Sloppy looking pass
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Jim congratulating Rich on playing in pain
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Jim break dancing on the sand
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Target: back line
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Cover shot for Volleyball magazine
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And again...
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Would you dare to play this team??
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Hmmm who doesn't fit in this picture?
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Did piglet do anything good this match?
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Jim decides against jumping off Rich's back
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Rich going for the rebound
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Someone is gonna get hurt
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Jim watching the ball go by
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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's........Jim
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Duf sending one back across
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Jim jumped so high his leg prostesis' fell off!
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The Intimidator