For four consecutive years, Reece was the WBVL skills leader from 1993–1996. She was named the Offensive Player of the Year in 1994–95, and the League blocks leader in 1993. She also competed domestically in the 1999–2000 Olympic Challenge Series, the 1999–2000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, and other competitions.
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GABRIELLE REECE is not only a volleyball legend, but an inspirational leader, New York Times bestselling author, wife, and mother. The former professional beach volleyball player and Nike’s first female spokeswoman is the definition of both athleticism and beauty. At 6’3” and a lean 170 pounds, Gabby is a force to be reckoned with in the gym and on a microphone.
Did Gabby Reece go to the Olympics? A Florida State star turned pro, Gabby trained hard to hone her skills in 2-person beach volleyball and competed domestically in the 1999-2000 Olympic 4 on 4 Challenge Series and the 1999-2000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
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BIO. ESPN recently dubbed Gabrielle Reece, a Women’s Beach Volleyball League star, one of the world’s sexiest athletes. Gabrielle, also known as Gabby, possesses a look that conveys both athleticism and feminine beauty. At 6’3”, Gabby is a dominate force on and off the pro beach volleyball circuit. She competed when five months pregnant in the summer of 2007, inspiring women to stay in shape during their pregnancy.
But former pro volleyball star, model and fitness advocate Gabrielle Reece says that she believes women being submissive in relationships is a sign of strength - not weakness.
Originally from La Jolla, San Diego California, U.S. Gabrielle “Gabby” Reece was arguably beach volleyball's first female star. Reece had an outstanding career in the 1990s and won numerous awards during the decade. She was named the league’s (WBVL) best blocker in 1993 and was the Offensive Player of Year during the 1994-95 season. While Gabrielle Reece was without question an outstanding volleyball player, her undeniable beauty certainly helped to heighten her profile.
The 5-foot-9 beauty has captured numerous FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour medals over the course of her impressive career. The native of Berlin, Germany has won an eye-popping two FIVB gold medals as well as five silvers from 2008 to 2014.