2017-10-06 09:42:00 CEST
Index fingers only please
Getting out there on the Red Bull Beach Arena is not always about how well you serve or how high you jump… It’s about pointing – didn’t you know? Is that news to you? Just kidding.
Pointing is a crucial part of beach volleyball and honestly, beach volleyball athletes are some of the best pointers out there. They have perfected the best kind of pointing there is, the kind of pointing that keeps you guessing, leaves you in a shroud of mystery. We love this kind of pointing and we know that not everyone speaks beach volleyball as fluently as we do. So we’ve decided to decipher eight of the most epic ‘points’ and translate them into a language we all understand – sass. Here are eight collated photos of your favorite athletes stretching their index fingers on the sand just for your enjoyment.
1. The classic ‘check please’ point
Italian Paolo Nicolai is all of us in a busy restaurant when we’re ready to go. This point shows the need to get that bill and hightail it out of there. No more dilly-dallying.
2. The classic ‘that guy just caught me pointing’ point
You’ve been caught red-handed, mid finger. What do you do? Point that finger upwards, laugh, act natural. I meant God, not you I swear. I know how this looks.
3. The classic ‘enough is enough’ point
Oh man. Nothing more to say other than enough is enough and this point means business. No more your momma jokes!
4. The classic ‘let me finish my sentence’ point
Stop interrupting me man. We have a match to win.
5. The ‘I knew you could do it’ point
One of the best kinds of ‘points’ there is, it’s the point that says ‘I believed in you bro – I always have’. Aww.
6. The ‘haters see me now’ point
I made it. BOOM.
7. The classic ‘DJ's playing my song’ point
The DJ read your mind. Your favorite song is playing. This point is usually followed by telling everyone in your immediate surroundings that this is your jam.
8. The classic ‘don’t you dare’ point
When your teammate starts mentioning topics that are clearly off-limits, in front of your new S.O and all you can do is laugh uncomfortably and throw some subtle shade because – they should know better!
Catch us next week for a crying faces special.
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