Beach closures due to the Coronavirus, are they effective? Where do you stand? We understand there are a lot more important issues facing us than beach closures. This is obviously less important than social justice but we think it’s important that we all have a voice. To some, going to the beach offers mental health, spirituality and fitness. “At a time when we really need healthy options and to clear our mental health, the beach closures were just a huge punch in the gut”- Chris Brown. I sat down with Chris Brown, president of the California Beach Volleyball Association, to see how these closures have effected him.