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Brendan Anderson

Pentathlon

Name: Brendan Anderson                                       

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Birthdate: 3/5/1996                          
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia

Height: 5‘10”                       
Weight: 140 Lbs

Current Coaches: Fencing: Janusz Peciak, Jimmy Moody; Combined: Janusz Peciak; Swim: Joe Novak (CMA), Genadijus Sokolovas; Running: Charmas Lee; Riding: Tracey Powers                                  

High School Attended: Cheyenne Mountain High School, Colorado Springs, Colorado                                               
Year of Graduation: 2014

Sports You Competed in While in High School:

Varsity Swimming: 3 years

Varsity Cross Country: 1 year

Varsity IEA: 1 year

 

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS

2014 Youth Olympic Games Qualifier: 1st place

2013 Youth A World Championships Individual: 17th place

2013 Youth A World Championships Mixed Relay: 8th place

2013 Junior World Championships Individual: 47th place

2013 Youth A National Championship Mixed Relay: 1st place

2013 Youth A National Championship: 1st place

2013 Senior National Championships Mixed Relay: 3rd place

2013 Senior National Championships: 5th place

2013 Junior National Championships: 2nd place

2013 Colorado Springs Regional: 1st place Youth A, 2nd place Juniors

2013 World Cup #1 (Palm Springs, California): Semi-Final, 21st place

2013 Senior World Cup Team Member

 

2012 US World Cup #1 (Charlotte, North Carolina): Semi-Final, 31st place

2012 Junior World Championships (Drzonków, Poland):

        -Men’s Semi-Final, 18th place

        -Men’s Team Event, 12th place

        -Men’s Relay, 14th place

2012 Youth A National Championships (Colorado Springs): 2nd place

2012 Junior National Championships (Colorado Springs): 1st place

2012 Senior National Championships (Colorado Springs): 2nd place

2012 Colorado Springs Regional: 1st place Youth A and Junior

 

2011 December Domestic Qualifier (Colorado Springs):

2011 US World Cup #1 (Rancho Mirage, California): Semi-Final, 26th place

2011 Youth A National Championships (Colorado Springs): 2nd place

2011 Junior National Championship (Colorado Springs): 3rd place

2011 Senior National Championships (Colorado Springs): 8th place

 

2010 Youth A National Championships: 1st place

 

2013 USA Fencing NAC Louisville, KY: 59th place Junior Division

2011/2012/2013 CHSAA Boys State Swimming Finalist

 

Hobbies:

Hiking, skiing, piano, movies

Volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House

Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics (include Name, Relation, Sport, Team Name, Years, Top Accomplishments and Country if not USA)

Ryan Anderson: My brother, competed as a Pentathlete from 2007-2010. He was part of the YOG Qualification Competition Team in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2009. He was also a member of the 2010 Youth World Championship Team in Upsala, Sweeden.

Something Unique Others May Not Know About You:

2013 Member National Honor Society

Played the piano for 8 years

Was a competitive skier for 4 years with Team Summit at Copper Mountain, Colorado.

First Team USA Fencing All Academic Team, 2013

Favorite Athlete: Sheila Taormina

Favorite Movies: 21 Jump Street

Favorite Music: Country

Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Ireland

last updated 7/3/13

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