It was a heat wave weekend in New York, with record temperatures of over 100°F (37°C) before humidity, but the show went on anyway at the 32nd annual New York Mini 9-man tournament, at Seward Park in Chinatown.
9-man is a type of volleyball played with nine players (rather than six) on each side and historically played by early Chinese communities in North America.
I’m definitely not a volley guy (my high school experience during phys ed was less than conclusive), but the sport is particularly meaningful to my family.
(Note: There were also a women’s tournament! Don’t know how it happened I only took photos during the men’s matches…)