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Year on the Wheaties Box: 2012

With three Olympic gold medals, as well as 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competitions, Misty May Treanor is the most successful female beach volleyball player in the history of the sport.

Treanor and her teammate Kerri Walsh Jennings won gold medals at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Games and are considered the best beach volleyball team of all time. In 2012, Treanor retired from the sport after defeating US team Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in the championship game at the London Summer Olympics.