SPORTS

ONE FOR THE BOOKS

BEACH VOLLEYBALL OWES MUCH TO FENCING

October 30 2006
SPORTS

ONE FOR THE BOOKS

BEACH VOLLEYBALL OWES MUCH TO FENCING

October 30 2006

ONE FOR THE BOOKS

BEACH VOLLEYBALL OWES MUCH TO FENCING

To keep out illegal immigrants, a security fence has been built across a beach on the California border near Tijuana. But the divider, made of steel bars, recently attracted players for what was billed as “international border volleyball.” The game was played like regular beach volleyball, only using the fence as a net. The Mexican side won, and the whole affair was tamer than another recent sport event: a daredevil was shot from a cannon over the fence.