Josh Binstock

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Josh Binstock
Personal information
Nationality  Canada
Born ( 1981 -01-12) January 12, 1981 (age 36)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hometown Richmond Hill, Ontario
Height 196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Beach volleyball information
Previous teammates
Years Teammate
2008–2009
2012
Matt Zbyszewski
Martin Reader

Josh Binstock (born January 12, 1981 in Toronto) is a male beach volleyball player from Canada who qualified for the 2012 Olympics in London with his teammate Martin Reader. He also won two straight Canadian National Championships with Matt Zbyszewski in 2008 and 2009.[1] In 2016, he qualified for the Summer Olympics along with partner Sam Schachter.[2]

Personal information[edit]

Josh Binstock is the height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m), and he weighs 218 pounds (99 kg).[3] His hometown is in Richmond Hill, Ontario and graduated from Richmond Hill High School (Ontario). He attended the University of Toronto where he received his education.[4]

Sponsors[edit]

Josh Binstock is sponsored by the following:

  • Overkill
  • Canuck Stuff
  • Bolle[4]

Volleyball[edit]

Josh Binstock is known for his defensive ability and is able to play the left and right side. He is a setter and has a very efficient side out game.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Volleyball Canada. "Canada wins three medals at beach volleyball NORCECA event". Retrieved 2009-10-15. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter win final Canadian Olympic beach volleyball spot". www.olympics.cbc.ca. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 16 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Joshua Binstock". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Josh Binstock". Rich VanHuizen. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2012.