It is said that beach volleyball was first played in Santa Monica, California around 1930. During World War 2, Beach Volleyball became the “permanent companion” of the American military forces. Also, some famous spectators of the sport include Marilyn Monroe, US President John Kennedy, and the Beatles. In the 70’s and 80’s, Beach Volleyball became a professional sport and spread worldwide with the teams from the USA and Brazil being dominant. Today, more than 150 countries officially play the game. So get some friends together and give it a try!!!