Carson Clark of the USA and Alex Bader of Canada may be the strong force of the Hyderabad Blackhawks when the inaugural edition of the Pro Volleyball League kicks off from February 2 in Kochi and Chennai.
The two outstanding men – not only in terms of height but in terms of accomplishments as well – are determined to contribute significantly to the team’s success.
“Honestly, I am excited to play in PVL. I have been waiting for this opportunity to play in India for a long time and now I am happy to be a part of it,” Clarke said in a conversation with Clarke. sports stars on Monday.
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“The big difference for me is the new set of rules. They are very different. Then there are the ‘challenges’ (reviews). It should make the sport more exciting and exciting for the viewers as well,” Clark said.
“We are good in attack and if we can serve and pass well, we must be a force to be reckoned with,” said the Blackhawks’ captain.
“PVL is a different proposition compared to playing in the World Championships. With quite a few Olympians in this league, including David Lee (Kochi Blue Spikers), this should be a huge opportunity for everyone.”
“The talented young Indians should be more motivated because the league gives them a great opportunity to improve their skills.
“Hopefully we can take it point by point and we are determined to win the first edition,” Clark said with a smile.
Alex Bader, a geology student back home in Calgary (Canada), said he was glad the PVL timing fit his schedule because he just finished his last semester and is on vacation for two months now.
“I am also excited to play in PVL alongside Clarke. The new rules should give a new dimension to the sport.
“Honestly, I am surprised to see the Indians are taller than me. I feel that they have good jumping ability and they seem to be innately talented athletes too. This is a pleasant surprise.
Badr said, “Youth and talent are the biggest strengths in this team, and if we communicate well, we can finish at the highest level.”