Jason Haldane guiding Great Britain younger teammates
London, Great Britain, August 2, 2012 - Being a 41-year-old middle blocker, Great Britain Jason Haldane shows a perfect shape. Before the libero era, the middle blockers were the first to get old in every volleyball team. Too many jumps for them, faking and doing attacks alternatingly, and they were always on the court, with some of them who then became expert of the back row spike – other jumps to be added to the total calculation at the end of their career. Now the libero breaks the rhythm and gives them rest, but the center of the net is a tough place to spend your time when you’re more than 35.
“Well, I do my best but I have to confess that sometime it’s even hard to get out of the bed” confesses the leader of Great Britain team, at their debut in an Olympic Games.
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