Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings (born August 15, 1978) is an American professional beach volleyball player, three-time Olympic gold medalist, and a one-time Olympic bronze medalist. She is the beach volleyball career leader in both career victories and career winnings as of 2016, with 133 victories and $2,542,635 in winnings.
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Nicknamed “Six Feet of Sunshine”, Kerri Walsh-Jennings formed part of the greatest pairing beach volleyball has ever seen, teaming up with Misty May-Treanor to win three Olympic gold medals and three world titles and go unbeaten for a remarkable 112 games. On returning to the Olympic stage at Rio 2016 with a new partner, April Ross, she won bronze at the age of 37.
Walsh Jennings, a 42-year-old volleyball superstar who won her first Olympic Gold medal in Athens in 2004, sees the struggle as part of her pursuit for greatness.
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Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor beat April Ross and Jennifer Kessy for the gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. After the match, Walsh Jennings asked Ross to become her partner. Played in 77...
Kerri Walsh Jennings still falling in love with beach volleyball after missing first Olympics in 20 years. The eyes of the volleyball world have been on Kerri Walsh Jennings since she played in ...
Kerri Walsh Jennings - the beach volleyball icon opens up about her time off the court, the Games in Tokyo, and her future. The three-time Olympic champion is more energised than ever in her pursuit of a sixth Olympics. When it comes to beach volleyball, Kerri Walsh Jennings is the face of the sport. It's not just because she's the most decorated player in history.
The pair were gold medal champions at the 2004 Games in Athens, the Beijing Games in 2008, as well as the 2012 Olympics in London. Even after May-Trenor retired, Walsh Jennings teamed up with Ross...
Walsh-Jennings and Ross took home the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Although the two didn’t win gold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Walsh-Jennings’ medal made her the most decorated beach volleyball player in Olympic history. All in all, Walsh-Jennings and May-Treanor each won three Olympic beach volleyball gold medals and three FIVB world championships. The two won a record 112 consecutive matches and 19 straight tournaments from August 2007 to August 2008. Kerri Walsh Jennings Now
History of an Olympic Gold Medalist. In the 2000 summer Olympics, Walsh-Jennings played as an opposite hitter for the US women’s indoor team. It wasn’t until 2004 in Athens when she paired with Misty May-Treanor and formed the greatest beach volleyball pair the world had ever seen. The two did not lose a single set in all seven Olympic matches.