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A player on the Boston Rising Tide attempts to spike the ball against the Hurricanes at Reggie Wong Memorial Park in Chinatown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A player on the Boston Rising Tide attempts to spike the ball against the Hurricanes at Reggie Wong Memorial Park in Chinatown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

More than 2,500 athletes will compete in an annual 9-man volleyball tournament this holiday weekend in Providence, Rhode Island. The game is an urban adaptation of international volleyball that has been played for generations among Chinese Americans.

WBUR's Aimee Moon reports.

A Hurricanes player tosses a volleyball in the air during the Reggie Wong Memorial Volleyball Tournament in Chinatown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Hurricanes player tosses a volleyball in the air during the Reggie Wong Memorial Volleyball Tournament in Chinatown. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

This segment aired on September 2, 2022.

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