Stars of Rio: Karsta Lowe


Karsta Lowe of USA attacks past the block of Russia's Yana Scherban at the 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix Final Six.

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 24, 2016 - As USA get ready to head south to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games and that gold medal which still eludes them, Karsta Lowe and her teammates are focusing on the present and preparing for the next step, which is actually travelling to Rio.

A gold medallist at the 2015 FIVB World League and MVP of the Final Six in Omaha, Lowe explains how all the travelling this season ahead of the Olympics has been a huge challenge for the team.

"My family, is a really big inspiration for me," says the 23-year-old. "The keep me fighting and keep me motivated on a daily basis."