Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings announced her comeback to the sport in an exclusive interview with NBC4. She will compete on July 22 in Long Beach for the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball before she goes for the gold yet again in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
July will be a big month for SoCal volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings, who will pose nude in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue and make her beach sport comeback in Long Beach, Calif., before she tries for her fourth gold medal.
The mother of three announced Tuesday in an exclusive interview with NBC4 Southern California her plans to represent America in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. But first, she will compete on the SoCal coast in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball on July 22.
“I’m coming back because I want to do it better,” she said. “I have so much more in me… I feel like I’m just scratching the surface.”
The Long Beach tournament will be Walsh Jennings’ first competition since giving birth to her third child in April.
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