Who is April Ross?
She is an American professional Beach volleyball Player who won a medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics with retired American Professional Beach Volleyball player Jennifer Kessy. Apart from this, she has also won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics with American Professional Beach Volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings.
- Who is April Ross?
- Quick Facts
- Early Life
|Real Name||April Elizabeth Ross|
|Birth Place||Costa Mesa, California|
|Date of Birth||20th June 1982|
|Source of Income||volleyball Playing and endorsements.|
|Age||39 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Glen Ross|
|Mother’s name||Margie Ross|
|Siblings||Amy Ross (sister)|
|School||Newport Harbor High School|
|University||University of Southern California|
|Height||6 feet 1 inches /185 Cm.|
|Weight||76 Kg / 168 Lbs.|
|Olympic debut||2012 Olympic|
|Net Worth||$ 3 million (Rs 22.28 Cr).|
|Last Updated||August 2021|
She was born on 20th June 1982 in Costa Mesa, California, United States. Her father’s name is Glen and her mothers’ name is Margie. She has a sister named Amy Ross. Her family resides in Newport Beach, California.
She attended Newport Harbor High School where she was a star indoor volleyball player in lettering in track. She then becomes the nation’s top recruit for her graduating class. She won the Gatorade Player of the Year awards and she was the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Player of the Year in 1998 and 1999. she notched 624 kills and 526 digs in her senior season.
After that, she attended The University of Southern California (USC). As a sophomore in 2001, she was a second-team All American and finished the season ranked fourth in Pac-10 in kills (3.98 kpg), sixth in points (4.52 ppg).
During the Swatch FIVB World Tour 2008, she finished in third place at the ConocoPhillips Grand Slam Stavanger, second place at the Dubai Open with her beach partner Jennifer Kessy. As of April 2012, she had eight AVP and nine FIVB 1st-place finishes overall, as well as over $937,813 (Rs 6.96 Cr) in total prize money.
At the end of 2017 along with American Beach volleyball player Alexandra “Alix” Klineman she became beach volleyball partners. They won the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and won four tournaments: the Austin Open, the Manhattan Beach Open, the Championships (in Chicago), and the Hawaii Invitational. In mid-October 2018, they won their second FIVB tournament event, earning the gold medal over Brazil at the Yangzhou Open.
In 2019 they won Huntington Beach and New York City Open AVP tour events and won & the FIVB Itapema Open mid-May. At the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships, they won the silver medal.
In the 2012 Summer Olympics, they defeated Brazilian female Beach volleyball players Juliana Felisberta da Silva & Larissa França Maestrini, in a semi-final match after dropping the first set & they won The silver medal.
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, They defeated the No. 1 seed Brazil team of Larissa and Talita Antunes da Rocha in the Medal bronze medal competition for her second Olympic medal. In July 2021 she joined Alexandra “Alix” Klineman to represent the USA at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo which has been delayed one year due to the worldwide COVID-19.
She married volleyball player Brad Keenan in 2010 after eight years in 2018 the couple got divorced.
Favourite Quotes from April Ross
“.“For me, I value the power of my body, and I think I’m a little more muscular than you might expect. I don’t consider myself thin, and I’m not trying to look great in a bikini — I’m trying to be as strong as possible and as powerful as possible for my sport.”– April Ross
“If I go out on the weekends, I can tell I’m getting looks like, “What is this chick doing?” But I’ve accepted this is what I need to do, and I’m not going to be embarrassed by it.“– April Ross
“Strong is just as beautiful, and especially in sports, it’s essential. I just never want to see any athlete sacrifice sustenance and fuel and taking care of their body to try and achieve this kind of skinny body type.”— April Ross
“If I was content having positive self-talk but just eating pizza and drinking soda all day, that’s not going to be as effective as me sacrificing eating that crap and trying to eat healthier year after year. Feeling the difference and even seeing the difference, that’s going to work a lot more.”— April Ross
Some motivational lessons from her Success:-
Love Yourself:- It’s never too late to do better.Exercise!
Exercise every :-single day for at least an hour.
Pain:- Choose the pain of having discipline over the pain of feeling regret.
Who sponsors April Ross?
Where did April Ross play in college?
The University of Southern California.
How much does April Ross weigh?
Where was April Ross born?
Costa Mesa, California, United States.
Who is April Ross’s partner?
How old is volleyball player April Ross?
39 years (20 June 1982).
What sport did April Ross play for the Olympics?
women’s beach volleyball.
Does April Ross have siblings?
April Ross’ mother.
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Where did April Ross go to college?
The University of Southern California.