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Jess Grimson

Beach Volleyball

Date of Birth

16 March 1991

Age

31

Place of Birth

Leeds

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Beach volleyball was the hardest sport that Jess Grimson ever tried and that struggle for mastery has driven her to a second Commonwealth Games.

Initially bound for a college soccer scholarship in the USA, the Leeds star spiked for the first time aged 13 at the behest of her pioneering P.E teacher.

The four-time British champion reached the quarter-finals at Gold Coast 2018 with Victoria Palmer and will compete on home sand with a new partner in Daisy Mumby. 

Grimson is a distinctive figure on court - a self-appointed ‘secret gangster’ who has her hair braided before games. She combines beach volleyball with working as a sports therapist on the south coast.

Beach Volleyball
With incredible performances by players, the court at Smithfield proved one of the hot tickets of this year’s Games.

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