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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
Team name  Gardner
First name Gabriel
Last name Gardner
Age (birth date) 41  (18/03/1976)
Languages English
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Wing-spiker 209 cm 103 kg 353 cm 335 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  16 11 168 195
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut Palisades High School
Actual Club USA Men's Volleyball Team 
Hobbies Surfing, playing guitar, stock market 
Favourites Books: Catcher in the Rye
Food: Greek
Movie: Good Will Hunting, A Beautiful Mind
Music: Jim Morrison
Other sports: Kobe Bryant/Basketball
  Opposite Gabriel “Gabe” Gardner, has 13 years national team and international experience. He has played professionally in 10 countries, winning three championships overseas.

Gardner (209cm, 103kg) is a two-time Olympian, most recently winning a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Games. He was also a member of the 2008 team that won the FIVB World League, the Four Nations’ Tournament and the NORCECA Continental Olympic Qualifying Championship.

Since 2008, Gardner has played for club teams in Russia and Italy.

Gabe and wife, Julia married in Athens, Greece, in 2004, following the Olympic Games. The two reside in Sacramento, Calif., where Gabe is club director and founder of Going Gold Volleyball in Sacramento County, Calif. The couple has two sons: Harper and Finn.

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