Name: Tri Bourne
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-6
Birthplace: Kailua, Hawaii
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Academy of the Pacific
College: USC (2011)
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 World Championships (4th with Trevor Crabb)
  • 2015 World Championships (5th with John Hyden)
Other Career Highlights
  • Placed 4th at the 2019 World Championships with Trevor Crabb. The duo lost to Norway in the bronze medal match
  • Won his first FIVB gold medal at the 2014 Berlin Grand Slam with John Hyden
  • Competed on both indoor and beach youth and junior national teams
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  • Placed 3rd with Trevor Crabb at the 2019 four-star event in Chetumal, Mexico
  • Returned to competition in 2018 and won the FIVB three-star event in Qinzhou, China with Trevor Crabb. Finished fourth at FIVB four-star event in Las Vegas with Crabb
  • Did not play in 2017 because of a chronic inflammatory muscle disease
  • Finished the 2016 season with bronze at the World Tour Finals, Bourne/Hyden's third bronze and fourth podium of the year
  • Finished 2016 Olympic qualification third among U.S. men's teams, with John Hyden, tied for 15th in the Olympic standings
  • In 2016, won bronze twice and silver with Hyden on the World Tour after playing 19 tournaments with a 53-39 record on the year
  • Has played with Hyden on the World Tour since 2014, in all of his career FIVB tournaments except for one
  • Was the FIVB Top Rookie in 2014
  • Named 2013 AVP Newcomer of the Year and Most Improved Player. Named 2014 AVP Offensive Player of the Year and the 2015 Team of the Year with Hyden
  • A 2013 rally between Bourne/John Hyden and Jake Gibb/Casey Patterson at the AVP Tour stop in Santa Barbara, Calif., made the ESPN Top 10 plays of the day
  • Made his international career debut in 2012 finishing second in Chula Vista on the NORCECA Tour, and outside of the U.S., in 2013 in South Africa where he finished fifth at his first FIVB event, with Derek Olson
  • Played on the indoor U.S. Men's Team that finished fifth at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Played outside hitter for USC from 2008-11
  • A member of the indoor 2009 U.S Men's Junior National Team that placed eighth at the FIVB World Championship; the 2008 Junior National team that won a bronze medal at the 2008 NORCECA U21 Championship and the 2007 Boys' Youth National Team that competed in the FIVB U19 Youth World Championship
  • Made the All-Tournament team of the 18 Open division at the 2007 Boys' Junior Nationals as he led his Outrigger Canoe Club team to the bronze medal
  • Won the gold medal at the 2007 AAU Junior National Beach Volleyball Under-20 Championship with Riley McKibbin, who would later be a teammate at USC
  • Attended Academy of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii, but played for Maryknoll High because AOP did not have a volleyball team. Helped Maryknoll win the 2006 Division II state volleyball title as a senior
Personal: His father (Peter) and mother (Katie) were both triathletes, where he got his name... Tri is the youngest of four children... Tri's wife Gabrielle (Gabby) is an actress and filmmaker. Their daughter Naia was borh in 2019... Tri does a beach volleyball podcast called Sandcast with Travis Mewhirter

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