each volleyball virtuosos Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings took the gold medal in their third straight Olympics, beating out fellow Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in two straight sets, 21-16 21-16. No other Olympic beach volleyball team of either gender has won two Olympic titles in a row, let alone three.
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