Nick Hysong

Posted in: Track & Field
Jun 8, 2009 - 6:50:12 PM


Nick Hysong

Event: Pole Vault

Height: 6-1

Weight: 180

PR: Pole Vault - 5.90m or 19' 41/2"

Born: December 9, 1971 in Winslow, Ariz.

Current Residence: Phoenix, Ariz.

High School: Tolleson (AZ) HS '90

College: Arizona State '94

Coach: Greg Hull

Agent: John Nubani

Club: Nike


Olympic Champion and ranked #1 in the world in 2000; 2nd, 2000 Olympic Trials; 2nd, 1999 USA Outdoors; Fourth, 1999 World Championships

2003: Won Osaka GP in May, Won his first Golden League in Oslo on June 27, 2003, 3rd in the Paris Golden League event

2002: Ranked 6th in the world. Placed 3rd at the US Outdoor Nationals. Finish the last month of the season with a knee injury which was surgically repaired in October of 2002.

2001: 3rd at US Nationals; 3rd World Champions in Edmonton; IAAF World ranking in 2001, 4th

2000: Olympic Champion and ranked #1 in the world in 2000; 2nd at Olympic Trials (18-9.5)… 5th at USA Indoors (18-4.75)…placed showed excellent speed when he ran 10.27 for 100 meters on July 8 at Flagstaff.

1999: Tied for 2nd at USA Outdoors (18-6.5)…tied for 4th at World Champs (18-8.25)…ranked #6 (#2 U.S) in world by T&FN…best of 19-2.25 (indoors).

1998: No height at USA Outdoors…Best of 18-8.25.

1997: 9th at USA Outdoors…ranked ninth in U.S. by T&FN…Best of 18-7.25.

1996: 13th in qualifying at Olympic Trials…Best of 18-8.75.

1995: No height in qualifying at USA Outdoors…4th at Olympic Festival…ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FN…Best of 19-2.25PR.

1994: Won Pac-10 Champs…won NCAA Outdoors…no height in qualifying at USA Outdoors…2nd at Olympic Festival…ranked tenth in U.S. by T&FN…Best of 18-8.25.

1993: Won Pac-10 Champs…5th at NCAA Outdoors…16th in qualifying at USA Outdoors…Best of 18-3.25i.

1992: 2nd at Pac-10 Champs…7th at NCAA Outdoors…Best of 18-1.25.

1991: 2nd at Pac-10 Champs…11th at NCAA Outdoors…5th at Olympic Festival…Best of 17-10.5.

1990: 2nd at USA Juniors…4th at Olympic Festival…6th at World Juniors…Best of 17-4.75.

1989: Best of 16-0.