Volleyball player Misty May-Treanor has competed in every Summer Olympics since 2000. She’s a two-time gold medalist and is currently the most successful female beach volleyball player with 110 individual championship wins in both domestic and international competitions:
When she was a kid, she had lots of family around all the time; here she is with her cousin, Natalie Grubb:
And here she is with her fellow Ichiban Volleyball Club members (Misty is fourth from the left):
There are loads more photo albums on NBC’s website; head on over there to check out the childhood pics of Olympic athletes like Jordyn Wieber, Natalie Coughlin, and many, many more. They’re all filed under the “Athlete Extras” slideshow category.
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Lucia Peters is BettyConfidential’s associate editor.