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Saturday 29 June 2024 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Sports, Volleyball

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Sisters serve up success: Volleyball stars Pati and Adora inspire the next generation
Pati Anae is enjoying her time back home, reconnecting with her heritage. She is a volleyball coach at Portland State University, USA. MELINA ETCHES/24062817

In the high-stakes world of elite volleyball, sisters Pati and Adora Anae have carved out a unique path, rising to the pinnacle of their sport while maintaining the humble values instilled in them by their parents Cook Islander Ina Karika-Anae and their Samoan/German father Brad Anae during their childhood in Laie, Hawai’i.

In the high-stakes world of elite volleyball, sisters Pati and Adora Anae have carved out a unique path, rising to the pinnacle of their sport while maintaining the humble values instilled in them by their parents Cook Islander Ina Karika-Anae and their Samoan/German father Brad Anae during their childhood in Laie, Hawai’i.


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