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Canadians Pedlow And Schachter "The Kings Of Top-Nine"

Canadians Sam Schachter and Sam Pedlow are looking to make a big Olympic push in the Cancun hub Original Post The decision of whether or not Sam Schachter and Sam Pedlow would travel to Doha, Qatar, two weeks ago for the season-opening four-star event was not as black and white as it might initially seem. They’re dancing a high-wire act, The Sams. On the one hand, prior to the event, the Canadians were the No. 15 ranked team in the Olympic race, holding tight onto the final qualification spot for Tokyo. A seventeenth-place finish or better from Swiss Mirco Gerson and Adrian Heidrich in Doha would knock them down, one spot out of the coveted top-15. On the other hand,...

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PATIENCE IS KEY FOR SAM PEDLOW IN THE SAND AND BEYOND

The offseason is finally nearing for Canada’s Sam Pedlow, who is coming off a top-10 finish at the FIVB Beach World Championships in Vienna earlier this month. It will be time well enjoyed by Pedlow, who has experienced a hectic schedule over the past two years in dealing with the Olympic cycle, the FIVB World Tour and his personal life away from the sand. But one thing remains constant for Pedlow’s journey toward acquiring consistency: staying patient. “The biggest factor for success is patience. Understanding what you can control and can’t control,” Pedlow said in a one-on-one interview with VolleyMob. “As long as we play good volleyball we will be fine financially, we will be fine points wise and we will...

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BEAST OF THE WEEK: SAM PEDLOW

"In this sport, you must become an expert in communication. Its not just how you say things, but when, what, where and in what context." Sam Pedlow @pedlowsamuel is a Canadian Senior National Beach Volleyball Team member and Registered Physiotherapist. Lately he's been sporting a spike-worthy beard. Beast set him up a few questions: Where's your favorite place in the world to play? Copacabana, Brazil. The Brazilian people are such huge fans of Beach Volleyball that you can’t help but feel inspired in Brazil. Few get to compete at the highest level on this beautiful beach, and I feel privileged to say that I am one of those individuals. How long have you played beach volleyball? I started playing volleyball for fun in grade school....

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