Kerri Walsh goes for gold

Kerri Walsh will return to the London Olympics this summer with teammate Misty May-Treanor in an attempt to win their third consecutive gold medal for beach volleyball.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Kerri Walsh of the United States reacts as her and teammate Misty May-Treanor take on Larissa Franca and Ana Paula Conelly of Brazil compete in the women's quarterfinal beach volleyball match held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground during Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Gold medalists Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate after winning the women's gold medal match against China held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Kerri Walsh 2009

Kerri Walsh of USA passes the ball during the AVP Crocs Tour World Chalenge match against Brazil at the Westgate City Center on September 21, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Gold medalist Kerri Walsh of the United States celebrates after winning the women's gold medal match with partner Misty May-Treanor against China held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Kerri Walsh 2011

Volleyball player Kerri Walsh poses for a portrait during the USOC Portrait Shoot at Smashbox West Hollywood on November 17, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.

Kerri Walsh 2006

Kerri Walsh celebrates during the Women's Final match at the AVP Chicago Open on July 23, 2006 at North Avenue Beach in Chicago, Illinois.

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US Kerri Walsh jumps for the ball against Brazil during their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships final in Rome's Foro Italico on June 19, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerri Walsh 2004

Kerri Walsh (R) and Misty May of United States celebrate as they receive their gold medals during the women's Beach Volleyball medal ceremony on August 24, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre at the Faliro Coastal Zone Complex in Athens, Greece.

Kerri Walsh 2005

(L-R) Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh of the USA look on during the National Anthem after winning the final match against Juliana Felisberta Da Silva and Larissa Franca of Brazil during the Beach Volleyball World Championships on June 25, 2005 in Berlin, Germany.

Kerri Walsh 2006

Kerri Walsh digs the ball as she and Misty May-Treanor defeated Tammy Leibl and Dianne DeNecochea in their semifinal match in the AVP Cuervo Gold Crown Boulder Open at the Boulder Reservoir on August 27, 2006 in Boulder, Colorado. Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Turner went on to defeat Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan in the womens championship match.

Olympics Day 13 - Beach Volleyball

BEIJING - AUGUST 21: Gold medalists Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate after winning the women's gold medal match against China held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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US Kerri Walsh receives the ball during the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Rome's Foro Italico, on June 18, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh (L) digs the ball while partner Misty May-Treanor watches during the women's semifinals against Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan in the AVP esurance Tampa Open on June 3, 2007 in Tampa, Florida. Walsh/May-Treanor won the match against Davis/Johnson Jordan in three games, 21-18, 25-27, 15-9.

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh of USA hugs team mate Misty May-Treanor after their win during day two of the FIVB 2007 Beach Volleyball World Championships on July 25, 2007 in Gstaad, Switzerland.

US Kerri Walsh (C) celebrates with teammate Misty May-Treanor during their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships semifinals against China in Rome's Foro Italico on June 18, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

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US Kerri Walsh gestures to teammate during their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships semifinals against China in Rome's Foro Italico on June 18, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerri Walsh 2008

Gold medalists Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate after winning the women's gold medal match against China held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh of USA attempts to block a shot from Mika Chiaki Kusuhara of Japan during day three of the FIVB 2007 Beach Volleyball World Championships on July 26, 2007 in Gstaad, Switzerland.

FILE - This Aug. 21, 2008, file photo shows Misty May-Treanor, right, and Kerri Walsh, of the United States, kssing their gold medals during the medal ceremony for women's beach volleyball at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. No one will be more in the spotlight than Walsh and May-Treanor, who won gold medals in Athens and Beijing and are favorites for a third title in London. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh passes the ball to her partner during her quarterfinal match in the AVP Pringles Smart Flavors Cincinnati Open presented by Herbalife at the Linder Family Tennis Center on September 1, 2007 in Mason, Ohio.

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh reacts after a lost point in the AVP San Francisco Best of the Beach Open final match at Pier 30/32 on September 16, 2007 in San Francisco, California. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh defeated Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs 21-14, 28-26.

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh acknowledges the crowd before the women's finals in the AVP Pringles Smart Flavors Cincinnati Open at the Linder Family Tennis Center on September 2, 2007 in Mason, Ohio. May-Treanor/Walsh defeated Fontana/DeNecochea in two games 21-17, 21-15.

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US Kerri Walsh (R) spikes against Brazilian Juliana Felisberta Silva during their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships final in Rome's Foro Italico on June 19, 2011. Brazil won the final. AFP PHOTO/ FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerri Walsh 2007

Kerri Walsh passes the ball in the AVP Hermosa Beach Open semifinal match on June 7, 2008 at the Pier in Hermosa Beach, California.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Kerri Walsh signs an autograph for a fan after she and Misty May-Treanor defeated Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan in the Women's Final of the 2008 AVP Crocs Slam Boulder Open at Folsom Field on July 6, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Kerri Walsh in action as she and teammate Misty May-Treanor defeated Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan in the Women's Final of the 2008 AVP Crocs Slam Boulder Open at Folsom Field on July 6, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Kerri Walsh celebrates a point during the women's quarter-finals of the AVP Brooklyn Open against Jennifer Boss and April Ross on July 19, 2008 at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Tamara Larrea of Cuba has her shot blocked by Kerri Walsh of the USA in the Women's Preliminary Pool B match held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground on Day 4 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 12, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Kerri Walsh 2008

(L-R) Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate winning match point against Wang Jie and Tian Jia of China in the women's beach volleyball gold medal match held at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Kerri Walsh 2004

Kerry Walsh of the USA catches the ball during the women's preliminary match on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre at the Faliro Coastal Zone Complex in Athens, Greece.

Kerri Walsh 2008

Kerri Walsh passes the ball in the AVP Santa Barbara Open semi final match on September 7, 2008 in Santa Barbara, California. Jennifer Boss and April Ross defeated Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh 21-18, 15-21, 20-18.