Cook and Hinchley vs Austria - Beach Volleyball Day 3 London 2012The Australian duo of Natalie Cook and Tamsin Hinchley (Barnett) are defeated by the Australian team in 3 sets on Day 3 of the London 2012 Games. Copyright IOC and Nine Network
Australia vs USA - Women's Beach Volleyball Preliminary Round Pool CThe Australian duo of Natalie Cook and Tamsin Hinchley (Barnett) are defeated by the US team in two sets; 21-18 and 21-19 on Day 1 of the London 2012 Games. Copyright IOC and Nine Network
London 2012: Beach VolleyballAll of the action from Beach Volleyball at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photos courtesy of Getty Images
Beach Volleyball take over Horse Guards Parade Tamsin Hinchley and Natalie Cook during a Beach Volleyball training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade on July 23, 2012 in London, England.
Keeping warm in Horse Guard's ParadeBeach Volleyballer Tamsin Hinchley talks about covering up the bikini to keep warm on the London nights.
Cook And Hinchley Fight For Tour PointsNatalie Cook and Tamsin Hinchley compete at the smart Grand Slam in Rome in June as part of the Swatch World Tour 2012.
Masters Of The SandNatalie Cook (L) and Tamsin Hinchley (R) of Australia pose during an Australian Beach Volleyball portrait session at Manly Beach on April 2, 2012 in Manly, Australia.
Crucial Points Tamsin Hinchley and Natalie Cook (AUS) celebrate a point during the Shanghai Grand Slam in early May, 2012. Cook and Hinchley finished 9th overall.
Nat Digs Deep to Get Closer to LondonNatalie Cook digs deep at the Shanghai Grand Slam with teammate Tamsin Hinchley close beside her.
Australian Beach Volleyball Champions(L-R): Josh Slack/ Chris McHugh (silver), Bo Soderberg/ Anders Hoyer (Denmark- gold), Louise Bawden/ Becchara Palmer (gold), Tamsin Hinchley/ Nat Cook (silver).
Huge Crowds At The Aussie FinalsNatalie Cook and Tamsin Hinchley play Becchara Palmer and Louise Bawden in the clash of Australia's top two women's teams in the Australian Beach Volleyball Championship final at Manly beach on 1 April, 2012.
An All Aussie ShowdownTamsin Hinchley serving with teammate Natalie Cook against Becchara Palmer and Louise Bawden in the clash of Australia's top two women's teams in the Australian Beach Volleyball Championship final at Manly beach on 1 April, 2012.
Australian Beach Volleyball ChampionshipsThe 2012 Australian Beach Volleyball Championships in Manly saw Louise Bawden and Becchara Palmer defeat Nat Cook and Tamsin Hinchley, with Danish pair Bo Soderberg and Anders Hoyer defeat Aussies Chris McHugh and Josh Slack in two tight finals.
Tamsin Hinchley's Aus Champs DiaryTamsin Hinchley's video diary after coming second at the 2012 Australian Beach Volleyball Championships with partner Nat Cook. The girls were defeated by top seeded Aussies Louise Bawden/ Becchara Palmer on 1 April in Manly.
Cook & Hinchley Claim 2nd Tour WinNat Cook and Tamsin Hinchley took out first place in Round Five of the Renault National Beach Volleyball Series on the Gold Coast. Following a win in Stage Four in St Kilda, Cook and Hinchley took out Round Five with a 21-14, 21-17 win over Sydney's Sarah Battagolene and Katie Bartoli.
My Journey to London - Tamsin HinchleyYou don’t just arrive in London in July 2012 for the Olympic Games. It takes years of hard work, sacrifices and determination to be the best. And it is not a solo effort. There are so many people that influence an athletes’ career. This gallery gives a taste of the Journey to London so far for Tamsin Hinchley
Indoor at Sydney 2000TTamsin Hinchley (No. 16), competing as part og the Australian Indoor Women's Volleyball Team, celebrates during their match between Croatia during the Sydney 2000 Olympics Games.
Preparation and RecoveryAustralian Olympic Beach Volleyball players Natalie Cook (top) and Tamsin Barnett endure an ice plunge bath at the Fitness First Recovery Centre in Beijing. The recovery centre is a key strategic part of the Australian Olympic Committee's athlete preparation and medical strategy as the Australian team aims to finish among the top five nations of the Beijing Olympic Games.
Hinchley's SpikeTamsin Hinchley spikes the ball against the defense of Natalia Uryadova of Russia during their preliminary women's beach volleyball match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Australia Defeats GeorgiaNat Cook (L) and Tamsin Hinchley celebrate after defeating Andrezza Chagas and Cristine Santanna of Georgia during the beach volleyball event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Cook and Hinchley finished the Games in 5th place.
Experience at HandNat Cook (L) and Tamsin Barnett win a point against Andrezza Chagas and Cristine Santanna of Georgia during the beach volleyball event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Beijing BlissTamsin Hinchley celebrates a point against Andrezza Chagas and Cristine Santanna of Georgia during the beach volleyball event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Perkins takes on new Games roleOne of Australia's greatest Olympic swimmers, Kieren Perkins, will be an Athlete Liaison Officer for the 2012 Australian Olympic Team, supporting the Aussie athletes as they compete in London.
Barnett and Cook celebrateTamsin Barnett and Nat Cook of Australia celebrate winning a point against Andrezza Chagas and Cristine Santanna of Georgia during day 3 of the beach volleyball at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.