A Peek Inside Destinee Hooker's Bag

Courtney Davidson
Destinee Hooker

Ever wonder what top volleyball players carry around with them to practice and games? We did. So we asked pro U.S. volleyballer Destinee Hooker if we could take a peek inside her bag. Here is what we found.

MacBook Pro
“To watch movies, Skype and answer fan mail.”

Food
“Protein powders and meats like beef jerky, tuna, protein bars and shakes in case the food doesn’t agree with us or is prohibited for our consumption.”
Lärabar in Chocolate Chip Cherry Torte

Arm Sleeves
“I love different designs and colors and I sometimes put messages on them. They are a part of my uniform now.”
Asics Core™ Long Sleeve $30

Journal
“I carry a journal for each trip to keep scouting reports about opponents.”
Philipp Keel’s Simple Diary Volume II $15

Kneepads
“I always carry an extra set, just in case.”
Rox Low Profile Kneepads $26

Necklace
“A solitary diamond, it was one of my first presents to myself after I turned pro. I never take it off. I consider it a part of my uniform.”

Originally published in December/January 2012

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