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The 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII Preview


[image]The 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII Preview

The 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII Schedule

Atlanta Ron Cook Peach Tree Open Stop #1: (Qualifier + R48) October 6-8, 2017: Enter Atlanta here

Tucson Memorial Stop #2: (Qualifier + R48, WR48) November 10-12, 2017. Enter the Tucson Memorial here

Montana Red Death Stop #3: (Qualifier + R48) January 26-28, 2018. Enter the Red Death here

Las Vegas Bob Harris Royal Flush Stop #4: (Qualifier + R48, WR48, SR48, WPH Outdoor) February 9-11, 2018. Enter the Bob here

Houston USHA National Master Doubles Stop #5: (Qualifier + R48, SR48) March 9-11, 2018. Enter Houston here

NYAC Bert Kossoff Invitational Stop #6: (Qualifier + R48, WR48) April 12-15, 2018. Enter the NYAC here

Salt Lake City Aces Stop #7: (Qualifier + R48, WR48, SR48, WPH Outdoor) May 4-6, 2018. Enter Salt Lake City here

[image]The 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII

The World Players of Handball’s Race 4 Eight tour Powered by ESPN returns for its seventh season, featuring six regular season events and the Player’s Championship, with the world’s best handball players competing for more than $150k in prize and bonus money. The Watch ESPN App will carry weekend coverage of five of the seven Race 4 Eight VII events, presenting 12 hours of live coverage on the Worldwide Leader in Sports each weekend. The Race 4 Eight will travel to two new cities on the 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII tour, while returning to five handball hotbeds during the eight-month season that starts in October and ends in May.

The 2017-2018 Race 4 Eight VII season promises to be the most exciting season in history, with Race 4 Eight #1 star and two-time defending WPH Race 4 Eight Player’s Champion Killian Carroll leading the pack against a hungry group of challengers that includes Elite 8 stars David Fink, Luis Moreno, Mando Ortiz, Sean Lenning, Luis Cordova, Emmett Peixoto, Daniel Cordova, as well as a number of other great players all seeking Race 4 Eight titles and the top spot. Catriona Casey will strive to maintain her unparalleled Race 4 Eight dominance in the Women’s Race 4 Eight and Marcos Chavez will aim to extend his Senior Race 4 Eight dominance for another season against the best 40+ stars in the world.

Check out everything you need to know about the upcoming R48 VII tour!

The Players

The World Players of Handball is fortunate to have some of the world’s greatest athletes playing on the Race 4 Eight tour. The sensational handball skills demonstrated by the R48 pros drives the tour, with each player awing live and broadcast fans at every venue. The Race 4 Eight stars range in age from late teens to early 40’s, all striving for Race 4 Eight excellence. The love of the game drives each of the players, as can be seen by the incredible efforts put forth by every player in every match. Meet our top stars below.

[image]R48 Men’s Pro

Killian Carroll: Killian Carroll dominated the Race 4 Eight VI season, winning three of his five starts, including his second consecutive Player’s Championship and finishing the season as the dominant #1. Carroll added his second USHA national pro singles title in June, further cementing his spot as the #1 star in the sport. Carroll has a knack for winning close matches and making dramatic comebacks to rip the heart out of his opponents, making him handball’s silent assassin

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