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10 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Phil Dalhausser. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Phil Dalhausser, often where they are interviewed.

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10 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Phil Dalhausser. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Phil Dalhausser, often where they are interviewed.

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Phil Dalhausser - Olympic Gold Medalist and Top 5 Beach Volleyball Player of All-Time

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WTG Episode 4: Phil Dalhausser - Olympic Gold Medalist in Beach Volleyball, 3x Olympian, 100x Open Tournament Winner (5th all-time), Head Coach of the PDVBC Academy in Orlando, Florida

Phil's official website: https://www.phildalhausser.com

The Phil Dalhausser Beach Volleyball Academy: https://pdbva.com

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Bringing it all back to the present moment
  • Flow State - not thinking, just reacting. Staying Focused!
  • Phil’s pre-game routine, physically and mentally
  • Tools for moving through errors
  • How Phil handles stoppage time
  • How Phil manages emotions through a match
  • Flowstate - how Phil enters and performs in the flow state in practice and in matches
  • 2008 Olympics - from losing the first match, to almost losing in the round of 16, to winning gold
  • Phil’s sources of inspiration - he aspires to be a better person, teaching life lessons to his athletes
  • Phil’s definition of success: winning
  • Why failing and mistakes are a good thing
  • Phil’s meditation habit-2 years straight of not missing a day
  • How Phil practices composure and stays composed
  • Phil’s Kobe Bryant story from the ‘08 Olympics
  • “There’s always more work to be done.” (53 min mark)
  • What “Fulfillment” means to Phil

Time Stamps

1:49-2:17 Competing to be the best Phil! MJ comparison

8:38-9:12 Warming up my focus, winning, and reflecting

16:28-17:07 Emotions - fake fire! 1% better?

21:06-21:18 100% focused on the present moment

26:38-27:20 Bouncing back from a loss and proving to the world who I am!

29:56-30:22 Finding inspiration while teaching kids life lessons through vb

31:12-32:31 Success is winning. Failure is great. Entrepreneurs have a curvy road to success.

35:38-35:53 Meditation practice. 2 years straight of not missing a day!

51:39-51:59 No need to worry!

Jul 29 2020 · 1hr
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Show #205 - Baseball and Softball Get Ranked, plus Special Guest Phil Dalhausser

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On this edition of the Black & Gold Banneret Podcast, Jeff, Eric and Brian begin by discussing UCF Baseball's monster weekened sweep of #9 Auburn, and preview their upcoming home series with CSUN. Eric also updates us on UCF Softball sweeping #12 Tennessee over the weekend and not getting ranked for it.

Then we talk basketball, including the men's team's rough week with losses to Tulane and UConn, and then Jeremy Brener joins us to update you on Women's Basketball's run to the top of the league.

Jeff is joined by 2008 Olympic gold medalist and beach volleyball legend Phil Dalhausser to discuss his career and his time at UCF, as he prepares to make one last run at the Olympics in 2020.

Finally, Jeff, Eric and Brian wrap by updating you on a change in the football schedule, as well as golf and tennis.

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Feb 27 2020 · 1hr 49mins

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Quest For Gold – Episode 7: Men’s Beach Volleyball: Olympian Phil Dalhausser Taking It ‘One Point At A Time’

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WGN’s Ryan Burrow gives us an update as more Americans set their eyes on the 2020 Olympics in Japan.

Phil Dalhausser, Nick Lucena, Jake Gibb, and Taylor Crabb talk to WGN’s Ryan Burrow about Olympic qualifications after wrapping up the AVP Gold Series Championships in Chicago last weekend.

Team USA Men’s Basketball has a tough game ahead against Greece.

USA Softball grabs a big win against Japan.

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The 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo begin July 24, 2020

WGN’s Ryan Burrow hosts “Quest For Gold,” a weekly update on preparations for the Summer Games.

Over the next year he’ll talk to athletes, coaches, reporters, and other news makers involved in the Olympic movement…while adding a little Chicago flavor.  He’ll get updates on preparations, new sports, local Olympians, and reinvestigate what went wrong in Chicago’s bid for the 2016 games.

Sep 07 2019 ·
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FloridaCast: Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena are all in for Tokyo 2020

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To be honest, the sound bye you’re looking for in this podcast comes around the three-minute mark. You can fast forward there if you’d like.

Tri Bourne, taking SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter on the road for a training camp in Florida, asks Phil Dalhausser and his coach, Jason Lochhead if they are all in for the upcoming quad.



Two words. All you need to know. Dalhausser and Nick Lucena are all in for the two-year push for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.  

Over the past few months, as it goes with beach volleyball, there has been no shortage of speculation in regards to the career plans of Dalhausser and Lucena. Rumors of retirement. Rumors of partner switching. Rumors of one final push.

All of those rumors, dispelled with a simple yep.

“It’s going to be quite a battle this time around,” said Bourne, who narrowly missed qualifying for the 2016 Olympics with John Hyden, edged out by Dalhausser and Lucena and Casey Patterson and Jake Gibb.

With Dalhausser and Lucena confirming they’re intentions for the upcoming Olympic race, a battle is exactly what it will be. Dalhausser and Lucena will be slotted as the unquestioned favorites, followed by Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb and then a mess of three to six teams – Bourne and Trevor Crabb, Billy Allen and Stafford Slick, Reid Priddy and Theo Brunner, Ryan Doherty and John Hyden, Miles Evans and Billy Kolinske, Casey Patterson and Chase Budinger – all of whom could reasonably make an international push.

Which makes the preseason work all that more important. After the Fort Lauderdale Major was cancelled, Bourne and Crabb simply kept their tickets and decided to train with Dalhausser and Lucena, hence the Florida-based podcasts and a week of two-a-day practices and Brazilian BBQ with coach Jose Loiola and the girls team, Sara Hughes and Summer Ross, at night.

“Jose saw we had a big break after Fort Lauderdale got canceled so he wanted to get us out of California and switch it up,” Crabb said. “It’s a good idea. You get, over and over again practicing the same thing for two months straight in California is a little much. Especially when you get the opportunity to train against Phil and Nick, one of the best teams in the world, it’s good.”

Bourne and Crabb are still experimenting with their approach to an Olympic quad. They’re trying out a new system – split-blocking – new sides, new offenses, new everything. For Dalhausser and Lucena, who have a combined four Olympics between them, while Lucena had a narrow miss in 2012, this is nothing new.

“When I come in, it’s not like I tell you what to do,” said Lochhead, who coached Canada in the 2016 Olympic Games. “It’s, ‘We have three minds, let’s check out ideas and what things are going to be the best.’ It won’t work if I just come home and tell them what to do. They have a ton of experience. They know what’s going on. I always think, if you tell someone what to do, in their mind, it’s hard for them to really do it because they don’t truly believe it but if you talk it out with them and hear their thoughts and hear their ideas it almost becomes their idea and their thought then they truly believe it and go 100 percent at it.”

For one final Olympics, Dalhausser and Lucena are 100 percent in.

Feb 20 2019 · 40mins

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Patriots, Princeton and Phil Dalhausser

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Paul and Andrew discuss the Patriots upcoming schedule, why one college football recruit shunned the likes of Arizona State for Princeton, and chat with Phil Dalhausser about beach volleyball ahead of the FIVB championship.
Jul 27 2017 · 32mins
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#257 – Phil Dalhausser

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Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about beach volleyball, Olympic sporting events, and which book inspired them to be better dads. They get inspired by this week’s guest 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist, Phil Dalhausser. Phil Dalhausser was born in Switzerland and moved to the U.S. at a young age. As he got older Phil started … Continue reading #257 – Phil Dalhausser →
Jul 03 2017 · 18mins
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Phil Dalhausser, Olympic gold medalist, joins Paper Courts

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He is The Thin Beast, a gold medalist, perhaps the greatest American blocker of all time, if not in the whole world. But if you'd have asked him in college if he would have ever been a beach volleyball player, his answer would have been a resounding no. But when you're nearly 7 feet tall, can set better than anyone on the planet, side out nearly every time and are peerless at the net, well, a career on the beach is a no-brainer. Enjoy my conversation with Dalhausser, and excuse the rough sound quality.
Jun 17 2017 · 1hr 2mins
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39 Phil Dalhausser – Olympic Volleyball Champion

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Phil Dalhausser won gold in men’s beach volleyball at the 2008 Olympic Games with Todd Rogers. The American also became World Champion in 2007 in Gstaad.

Phil is this week’s guest on the Best in the World with Richard Parr.

Known as the Thin Beast, Phil tells Richard what it’s like to meet the U.S. President, when he started volleyball and how it is similar to tennis.

Phil also explains why he was booed at the 2016 Rio Olympics and tells us about getting a blood clot before the London games in 2012.

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Nov 16 2016 · 28mins
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TNL People Powered by the AVCA - 2009 Phil Dalhausser

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A look back at the beginnings of TNL and where Big Phillip stood 7 years ago.  Spend some time in the way back machine with TNL.
Oct 10 2016 · 10mins
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Phil Dalhausser

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Olympic Gold Meadlist Phil Dalhausser stops by the show
Apr 10 2012 · 19mins