Alix Klineman’s hard work has resulted in a near-flawless Olympic qualifying campaign

Alix Klineman Portrait
Alix Klineman, in Manhattan Beach, switched to beach volleyball in 2017 after playing indoors at Stanford and professionally. “It feels like such a distant memory,” she says.
(Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

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Jack Harris is a sports reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Before becoming a staff writer with The Times, Harris interned at the paper. A Phoenix native, he has previously covered Arizona State athletics for 247Sports and has appeared in the Arizona Republic, Dallas Morning News and San Jose Mercury News. His work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Hearst Foundation.
Christina House officially joined the Los Angeles Times photography staff in 2017 after nearly 10 years as a freelance photographer. A native Southern Californian, she grew up in Long Beach and graduated from Cal State Fullerton.