At a glance

30 Jul 1977 Costa Mesa, United States of America
The Turtle
175 cm / 72 kg 5'9'' / 158 pounds
Female

The daughter of Butch May, a 1968 volleyball Olympian, Misty May competed in three Olympics in beach volleyball, winning gold medals in 2004 and 2008, while partnering Kerri Walsh. May has also won more professional beach tournaments than any female player, with 107 through 2010. May played collegiate volleyball (indoor) at Cal State Long Beach, earning first-team All-American honors, and being named NCAA Player of the Year in 1998. After college she immediately began playing beach volleyball, partnering Holly McPeak at the 2000 Olympic Games, placing fifth. In 2001, May teamed up with Walsh and they formed the most dominant...

Misty in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
3
medals
Gold medal:3 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • London
    London 2012
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 2012
    • 1 Gold medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 1 Gold medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 1 Gold medal
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • =5
      Beach Volleyball
      Beach Volleyball