Beach Volleyball Database

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Beach Volleyball Database
Beach Volleyball Database.jpg
Web address www.bvbinfo.com
Type of site
online resource
Available in English
Owner Dennis Wagner ("Dr. Ono")
Created by Dennis Wagner ("Dr. Ono")
Launched June 2, 1999 (15 years ago) (1999-06-02)
Alexa rank
positive decrease 878,261 (April 2014)[1]
Current status active

The Beach Volleyball Database is an online website that holds extensive information about international beach volleyball players, tournaments and history. News are frequently updated, and the site has results for continental and international tournaments. It is the only website of its kind in the sport of beach volleyball.

The press operations officer for the AVP, Tim Simmons, has said that the Beach Volleyball Database has had a major impact on the sport. Information that is now easily accessible through the website, used to take time consuming research through different sources. Now professional athletes have a chance to set long-term goals based on their long-term results in comparison to other professional beach volleyball players.[2]

History[edit]

The Beach Volleyball Database was launched online by Dennis Wagner on June 2, 1999.[3] Wagner (nicknamed "Dr. Ono") operates the website on his own, for free.[2] He has spent thousands of hours on the database, from a computer terminal in his home.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bvbinfo.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b Alan Keck, Beach Volleyball: Fan is a one-man, on-line encyclopedia on the sport, The Virginian Pilot, 2002 (Beach Volleyball Database)
  3. ^ Spotlight Beach Volleyball Database, About.com, June 6, 1999 Archived August 24, 2000 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Spotlight Beach Volleyball Database - Why start the database?, June 6, 1999 Archived April 21, 2001 at the Wayback Machine

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