2012 Olympics Star Power: Misty May-Treanor

Charting the career arcs of six of the biggest Olympic stars

Misty May competes in 2008. Via Shutterstock     Photo: rick seeney

2004: Wins first volleyball gold with partner Kerri Walsh after sprinkling her mother's ashes on the court

2008: May and Walsh become the first beach-volleyball team to win repeat golds

2008: Ruptures Achilles tendon practicing for Dancing With the Stars

2010: Returns to competition

2012: The IOC declares bikinis no longer mandatory for beach volleyball

PREDICTION: Another gold—in a bikini!

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