American Record Holder - HS indoor Pole Vault 17' 6 ½ "
Jr. World Championships Team Member
Steinmark Award - Outstanding Senior Student/Athlete in Colorado
HS Best - 18 feet
NCAA Div. I All-American Seven Times
NCAA Meet Record twice, 18'6" and 18'8"
Big Eight Conference Champion
Kansas University Academic and Athletic Scholarships
US Ranked #1 in 1996 & 1997
European Grand Prix Circuit, ten years
Olympic Trials Competitor, five times
Gold Medallist, Pan American Games, three times
World Championship Team Member, two times
World Championships, 6th place in 1997
World Ranked #6 in 1997
Bronze Medallist, Goodwill Games in 1998
World Record in 2006 - 21 consecutive years over 18 feet
Personal Best - 19 feet 2 ¼"
Married to Amy Manson, 3-time Olympic Trials Qualifier in 5k & Marathon, as well as the founder of the Goaled Kids Program
Father of Max & Mia (elementary school age)
Trustee at Boulder Valley Christian Church
Lives in Superior, Colorado
References available upon request