This episode of The Road to Paris breaks down the two most recent  @volleyballworld  events, a Challenge in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and an Elite16 in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. The highlights, per Travis Mewhirter, are:

– A Netherlands race that is heating up with a gold won by Steven van de Velde and Matthew Immers and a bronze taken by Stefan Boermans and Yorick de Groot

– George and Andre reasserting themselves as the top team in Brazil

– Chen Xue and Xinyi Xia: SHARPIE!

– Chase Budinger and Miles Evans topping Tri Bourne and Chaim Schalk, with sights set on catching Trevor Crabb and Theo Brunner That, and a whole lot more!



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Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter have a NEW BOOK! Playbook of Champions: The habits, routines, and stories of Olympians, Champions, and world-class athletes. If you listen to the show – which, if you’re reading this, then you are – then this is the perfect book for you, as it is a distillation of the best golden nuggets from our first five years of the podcast. Check it out on Amazon!

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