Personal best- 5.85 / 19’ 2 1/2”Height - 6’3”Weight- 192Born - Sacramento, California10 years ranked in the top 10 in the us4 years ranked #1 in the US6 years ranked in the top 5 in the WORLDWife - Tori MilesTraining location - Jonesboro AR / University of South Dakota2010: USA Outdoors runner-up (5.60m/18-04.50)...Runner-up at USA Indoors (5.70m/18-8.25)... 1st at California Relays (5.80m/19-0.25)…1st at Jockrim (5.81m/19-0.75)...2nd at Paris (5.70m/18-8.25)...ranked #4 in world, #1 U.S. by T&FN...best of 5.81m/19-0.75.2009:Tied for 2nd at USA Outdoors (5.75m/18-10.25)...no mark at World Outdoor final...ranked #5 in world, #1 U.S. by T&FN...best of 5.75m/18-10.25.2008: Olympic Trials champion (5.80m/19-00.25)…4th at Olympic Games (5.70m/18-8.25)…runner-up at Pre Classic (19-0.50)…1st in Berlin (5.85m/19-2.50=PR)…1st at World Athletics Final (5.80m/19-0.25)…ranked #3 in world, #1 U.S. by T&FN…best of 5.85m/19-2.502007: Sugery - tibial rod inserted into leg-Tied for 4th at USA Outdoors (5.60m/18-4.50)…1st at Chula Vista (5.75m/18-10.25)…ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FN…best of 5.75m/18-10.25.2006: Injured with tibial stress fracture -10th at USA Outdoors (5.40m/17-8.50)...3rd in Jonesboro, Ark. (5.50m/18-0.50); 4th at Millrose (5.60m/18-4.50)...ranked #10 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 5.50m/18-0.50.2005: Did not compete at USA Indoor or Outdoor Champs...3rd in pole vault at Nike Prefontaine Classic (5.80m/19-00.25)...2nd at Payton Jordan U.S. Open (5.65m/18-06.50)...runner-up at Rieti (5.81m/19-0.75)...ranked #5 in world (#2 U.S.) by T&FN...best of 5.85m/19-2.25.2004: 3rd at Olympic Trials (5.80m/19-0.25)…7th at Olympic Games (5.75m/18-10.25)8th at USA Indoors (5.60m/18-4.50)1st at Jonesboro (5.81m/19-0.75)1st at Reno (5.80m/19-0.25)5th at Nike Prefontaine Classic (5.70m/18-8.25) ranked #4 in world (#3 U.S.) by T&FN best of 5.81m/19-0.75.2003: USA Indoor champion (5.75m/18-10.50)5th at World Indoors (5.70m/18-8.25)2nd at USA Outdoors (5.70m/18-8.25)tied for 6th (5.70m/18-8.50) at the World Outdoor Champs1st at Verizon Millrose Games (5.70m/18-18-8.25)1st at Jonesboro (5.81/19-0.75, U.S. Leader) 1st at Gaz de France (5.76m/18-10.75)best of 5.81m/19-0.75ranked #5 in the world (#1 U.S.) by T&FN. 2002: 3rd at USA Indoors (5.62/18-5.25) 5th at USA Outdoors (5.74m/18-10) 1st at Vermillion (5.82m/19-1i)1st at adidas Midwest Classic (5.70m/18-8.5)3rd at Millrose Games (5.70m/18-8.5)3rd at Nike Prefontaine (5.74m/18-10)1st at Belem (5.70m/18-8.5)ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN best of 5.82m/19-1i. 2001: 10th at USA Outdoors (5.40m/17-8.50)5th at USA Indoors (5.65m/18-6.05)2nd at Millrose Games (5.60m/18-4.50) ranked #8 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 5.82m/19-1. 2000: Tied for 3rd at Olympic Trials (5.63m/18-5.50) but lost spot on Olympic team to training partner Chad Harting when the two had a jump-off at 18-5.5 ranked #10 in U.S. by T&FN…best of 5.65m/18-6.50. 1999: Best of 5.35m/17-6.5. 1998: Best of 5.35m/17-6.5. 1997: 10th at USA Outdoors7th at World University Games best of 5.50m/18-0.5.
Coaches- Earl Bell-Lucky Huber Agent - Karen LockeSponsor - NikeAdditional sponsor - Pacer polesCollege - University of South Dakota