This past weekend we took another important step towards the London Olympic Games that are just around the corner: we qualified for the World League Super Finals next month that will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Hello my water polo and pistachio friends, I’m writing to you just as our team is about to take off to London for a test event! This is a really exciting opportunity for us as we’ll get to play a series of games in the Olympic venue where we’ll be competing in August.
Hello again everybody! This past Wednesday marked 100 days until the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympic Games. It's hard to believe that we are already so close. Our sense of urgency continues to grow as the summer quickly approaches.
Greetings from Greece, the true land of milk and honey! We are beginning to wrap up our three and a half week trip to Europe and enjoying our last few days here scrimmaging and training with the Greek team as they prepare for the upcoming qualification tournament.
Last weekend we hosted the Four Nations Tournament right here in Thousand Oaks, California. With Italy, Germany, and Montenegro, we finally had a chance to play some real games and gain the valuable experience that competition brings us.
Hello again everyone! We are officially in the doldrums: the meaty part of our 7 month-long training year leading up to the Olympic Games. We are less than 150 days from the opening ceremonies, and the sense of urgency and anticipation is starting to grow.
Greetings water polo fans and pistachio lovers! I am so excited for my introductory blog with American Pistachios! In the midst of the holiday season, I couldn’t think of a more thrilling time to begin logging our journey as 2011 comes to a close and we look forward to 2012, the Olympic Year!
Hi everyone! My name is Peter Varellas and I'm a member of the USA Men's National Water Polo Team. I'll be writing updates on all of our training, competitions, and other adventures during the lead up to the 2012 Olympic Games in London!