Trevor Barron

Track and Field

  • 2012
Name: Trevor Barron
Sport:
 Track & Field
Discipline:
Race Walk
Height:
6'3”
Weight: 160
Current Residence:
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
College:
Colorado College

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 26th place in the 20km race walk
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 Olympic Trials 20,000m race walk champion
  • 2012 USA Indoors 3000m walk champion
  • 2011 USA Outdoors 20 km race walk champion
  • American 20,000m record holder
  • 2010 USATF Youth Athlete of the Year

Fun Facts: He began race walking at age 9, looking to find a way to join his sister Tricia who was a skilled hurdler and jumper, at the USATF National Junior Olympics ... Two weeks after breaking the national youth boys record in 2006, Barron entered the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh for brain surgery to curb epileptic seizures that had plagued him since age 8 and had interrupted his promising career as a competitive swimmer ... Barron is the fastest junior race walker in U.S. history, holding national records at distances from one mile to 20 kilometers

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field