Gabrielle Reece

Gabrielle Reece

Model and columnist for Women's Sports & Fitness magazine
Gabrielle Reece was born on January 6, 1970. She was welcomed into the world in La Jolla, California.She decided to attend college across the nation at Florida State. She quickly became a college sensation, setting school records for solo and total blocks. By the time she graduated, she was inducted into Florida State's Athletica Hall of Fame.Reece competed five seasons on the four-person tour where she was twice named the tour's Top Offensive Player. She led the league in kills four times and blocks once. In 1999, her first full-season on the two-person beach circuit, Gabrielle earned $23,400.In 1989, while still at Florida State, Gabrielle started modeling. She has had numerous magazine covers since including Shape, Elle, Bazaar, and Life Magazine. In 2000, she did a Playboy spread that landed her on the cover.Off the court, Reece is married to extreme surfer Laird Hamilton. She also has co-written a book about her life as a pro beach volleyball player, "Big Girl in the Middle". And of course, on those lazy Sunday afternoons, she also writes a column for Women's Sports and Fitness Magazine.Source: platinum-celebs.com
For a woman athlete, it's tricky. A male athlete can just slam-dunk above the rim and he's a hero. If you're a woman, you've got to do the sexy thing and the nice thing. It's reality.More Gabrielle Reece quotes [03/30/2006 12:03:00]
In some weird way, having a C-section was a blessing for me. It was actually nice to have a reason to chill and just be with her. I had a night nurse and a live-in, but I let everyone go after the first night.More Gabrielle Reece quotes [03/30/2006 12:03:00]
We hear all around us to love ourselves, and one of the ways we can do that is to eat food that serves our body, but also for us to love the food we're eating.More Gabrielle Reece quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We've figured out our roles: I wanted someone to take care of the male roles - the big stuff - and Laird [Hamilton] does that very well. I'm here to be the mom and make it better for him, and that's my choice.More Gabrielle Reece quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you don't know one thing about Kid Rock it's that he's loyal. His band has been together for a long time, he stands by his friends, and the guy still lives in his home state of Michigan.More Gabrielle Reece quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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