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Misty May-Treanor

Beach Volleyball Player
Born Jul 30, 1977

Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor is a retired American professional beach volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and as of August 2012 the most successful female beach volleyball player with 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition. Misty May-Treanor and teammate Kerri Walsh Jennings were the gold medalists in beach volleyball at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics.… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on July 30, 1977.


1991 13 Years Old During high school, May-Treanor lived in Costa Mesa, California and attended Newport Harbor High School from 1991 through 1995.
1992 14 Years Old There, she helped her team win two state championships in indoor volleyball in 1992 and 1994.
1993 15 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993, May-Treanor was named the Division I All-CIF team Player of the Year. … Read More
1995 17 Years Old May-Treanor played volleyball for the Long Beach State 49ers from 1995 to 1999.


The 1998 team that May-Treanor captained was the first women's NCAA volleyball team to have an undefeated season. … Read More
1999 21 Years Old 1 More Event
May-Treanor played her first professional match on the AVP tour in May 1999, while still a college senior.
Instead, she chose to pursue a beach volleyball career and teamed with Holly McPeak, a skilled beach player looking to win a medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics after a disappointing 5th in 1996 with partner Nancy Reno. … Read More
2001 23 Years Old 1 More Event
For nearly the entire period from their initial partnering in 2001, to their respective hiatuses in late 2008, May-Treanor and Walsh dominated both the AVP and FIVB beach volleyball tours. … Read More
2002 24 Years Old …  A prominent tattoo on May-Treanor's shoulder — an angel with the initials "B.M." — is a dedication to her mother, who died of cancer in 2002.
2004 26 Years Old In January 2004, May-Treanor began dating baseball player Matt Treanor; the two wed in November 2004. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, May-Treanor competed in Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 7) with partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy. … Read More
2010 32 Years Old For the 2010 season, with Walsh taking a break from competition for the birth of her second son, May-Treanor teamed up with Branagh. … Read More
…  May-Treanor retired from competitive play on August 8, 2012 after she and Walsh Jennings finished first in the 2012 Summer Olympic games; they defeated the United States team of Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in the gold medal match. … Read More
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