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Kerri Walsh Jennings

Beach Volleyball USA

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Walsh Jennings
  • Birth date 8/15/1978
  • Birthplace Santa Clara, California
  • Hometown Saratoga, California
  • Residence Hermosa Beach, California
  • Height/Weight 6'3"/ 154 lbs
  • Olympics 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012

Biography

Kerri Walsh Jennings is returning to the sand in hopes of winning her fourth consecutive beach volleyball gold. Following the retirement of her former partner Misty May-Treanor, Walsh Jennings paired with April Ross, the fellow U.S. athlete she beat in the 2012 Gold Medal Match. The duo began the 2015 season with a third place finish at the FIVB World Tour Fuzhou Open. Walsh Jennings ended the year early because of a shoulder injury. Watch the documentary of Walsh Jennings' journey to Rio, Kerri Walsh Jennings: Gold Within."
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Getting to know Kerri Walsh Jennings

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Dislocated her shoulder twice during the 2015 season, had her fifth shoulder surgery in September 2015

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Began playing volleyball when she was 10 years old

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Made her Olympic debut at the 2000 Sydney Games on the U.S. national indoor volleyball team

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