Kerri Walsh Jennings, the most accomplished beach volleyball player to ever hit the sand, gets candid with Kelley as she discusses the ins and outs of her record-setting career. Kerri gives detailed insight into her dominant college career at Stanford, how a false-positive test at her first Olympics hastened her transition from indoor to beach, the legendary chemistry she shared with Misty May-Treanor, how the two of them were able to win an unprecedented three gold medals in a row, the negative effects her obsession with winning had on her family life and how she was able to recover, why her competitive switch is never off, how she managed to have a family while maintaining her Olympic career, and why she’s more excited than ever before to chase gold at Tokyo next summer.

Kerri’s Resume:
  • 3x Olympic gold medalist (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • Olympic bronze medalist (2016)
  • 3x World champion (2003, 2005, 2007)
  • 2x AVP MVP (2003, 2004)
  • 8x AVP Team of the Year (6x with May-Treanor, 2x with April Ross)
  • FIVB Tour Champion (2002)
  • Most women’s career tournament victories (133)
  • Record win streak of matches (112) and tournaments (19)
  • 2x NCAA champion
  • 4x First Team NCAA All-American
  • NCAA co-National Player of the Year (1999)
  • Gatorade National High School Volleyball Player of the Year
Suggested:
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings ‘totally at peace’ with decision to postpone Tokyo Olympics (Volleyball Mag)
  • ‘We’re in it to win it’: Kerri Walsh Jennings talks Rio Olympics, more (Sports Illustrated)
  • Gold Medal Moments: Misty May and Kerri Walsh (Team USA)
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