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Bradley Christensen

Diver Bradley Christensen

Photo: USA Diving

About Bradley:

As a member of the Junior Elite Performance Squad, Bradley seems to have his sights set on Rio in 2016, and with some impressive junior results it that appears to be a real possibility - whether as an individual or in synchro.

Along with Bryce Klein, he makes up a powerful team of junior divers that dive for Jeff Bro and GC Divers. The duo finished second in synchro at the 2012 AT&T National Championships, and look to have a pretty bright future ahead of them.

Age:

17 (February 7, 1995)

Hometown:

Southlake, Texas

Education:

Liberty Christian School

Club Team:

GC Divers

Coach:

Jeff Bro

National Team:

2012

Personal Highlights:

  • Son of John and Leslie Christensen.
  • Has three older siblings, Andrew, Lara and Alex.
  • His great-grandfather played football for the Detroit Lions (1934-37) and has been noted for scoring 13 points in 13 seconds for the University of Utah (vs. Colorado College).
  • He is a high school diving All-American and state champion in Texas.
  • Began diving at the age of 9.
  • Member of the USA Diving Junior Elite Performance Squad (JEPS). The JEPS is designed for talented junior divers who aspire to compete in the 2016 and 2020 Olympics.

Diving Highlights:

  • 2012 AT&T National Diving Championships: 1M - 4th, 3M - 12th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bryce Klein)
  • 2012 Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 3rd, 3M - 4th, Platform - 9th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bryce Klein), Platform Synchro - 6th (Bryce Klein)
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 3M - 9th, 3M Synchro - 4th (Bryce Klein)
  • 2012 USA Diving Winter National Diving Championships: 1M - 6th, 3M - 18th, 3M Synchro - 4th (Bryce Klein)
  • 2011 AT&T National Diving Championships: 1M - 12th, 3M Synchro - 4th (Bryce Klein)
  • 2011 USA Diving Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 4th, 3M - 6th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bryce Klein), Platform Synchro - 5th ((Bryce Klein)
  • 2011 USA Diving Winter National Diving Championships: 1M - 6th, 3M - 14th, 3M Synchro - 5th (Bryce Klein)
  • 2010 AT&T National Diving Championships: 1M - 22nd, 3M - 20th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bryce Klein)
  • 2010 USA Diving Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 3rd, 3M - 3rd, Platform - 5th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bryce Klein), Platform Synchro - 3rd (Bryce Klein)
  • 2010 USA Diving Winter National Diving Championships: 3M - 24th
  • 2009 Junior Pan Am Championships: 1M - 6th, 3M - 5th
  • 2009 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 3rd, 3M - 2nd, Platform - 4th
  • 2008 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M – 3rd, 3M – 2nd, Platform - 9th
  • 2007 Junior Pan American Championships: 1M - 7th, 3M - 7th
  • 2007 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M – 7th, 3M – 4th
  • 2006 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 19th

Source: USA Diving, DiveMeets.com

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