Betsi Flint is, at 31 years old, somehow a veteran on the AVP and Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour, a seven-time AVP champion who is currently ranked in the top 10 in the world alongside Julia Scoles. But she is far more than another talented defender. Flint occupies a rare space in the world of beach volleyball: A mom who continues to make her full-time living playing the sport. We chatted quite a bit about mom life, as well as:

  • The difficulty of timing a pregnancy for a female athlete
  • Flint and Scoles’ Cinderella run through the 2023 AVP Manhattan Beach Open
  • Coming back and playing five matches in the first day of her first tournament post-partum – five months after giving birth
  • The dark arts of the Betsi Flint float serve

And, as always, a whole lot more.



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