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May-Treanor, Walsh Jennings perfect

Best beach volleyball pair ever closes with gold, winning an all-American final

Updated: August 8, 2012, 8:37 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

LONDON -- I thought there was no crying in beach volleyball.

This is a sport of sand, bikinis, dance teams, sunscreen, music and laughter. But after completing a 12-year journey on a little stretch of Southern California-like beach imported to within sight and sound of Big Ben, Kerri Walsh Jennings was sobbing and hugging Misty May-Treanor as if she was never going to see her again.

She will, though. Just not on the sand of an Olympic venue with a pair of intimidated ...

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