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Danielle Pelham


Danielle Pelham

Height: 5-3
Weight: 112 pounds
Birthplace: Wellington, Kan.
High School: Woodinville H.S. '02 (Woodinville, Wash.)
College: Lake Washington Technical College
Major: Early Childhood Education
Coach: David Pelham
Dojang: Velocity TKD

WTF World Rankings as of 9/1/12: T-21st (-53kg)

Pelham Named Everett Herald's Women of the Year

Hobbies include cooking, reading and video games...favorite foods are broccoli and brownie bottom sundae, but eats country potatoes and toast before competition...favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong...favorite movie is Miracle...favorite band is Linkin Park...lists Korea as her favorite country visited for competition.

Did You Know?...Danielle is a comic book artist (anime) and has had three comics published...she did not start taekwondo until the age of 12 and her first Black Belt tournament was the 2000 Olympic Fight-Offs. 

Competition Record:

Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-57kg): 5th

U.S. National Team Trials (Fly): 2nd

2010  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)

2009  World Taekwondo Championships (Bantam): GOLD
2009  World University Games Trials (Fly): 2nd
2009  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)
U.S. National Team Trials (Bantam): 1st
2009  National Team Qualifier (Fly): 3rd

2008  Collegiate World Trials (Fly): 1st

2007  World University Games Team Member (Fly)
Olympic Trials (Fin/Fly): 3rd
2007  World University Games Trials (Fly): 1st
2007  Pan Am Games Trials (Fin/Fly): 4th

2006  U.S. Senior Nationals (Fly): BRONZE
2006  National Collegiate Team Trials (Fly): GOLD
2006  National Collegiate Championships (Fly): GOLD

2005  World University Games Trials (Fly): SILVER
2005  World Championship Fight-Off (Fly): #2 seed

2004  U.S. Senior Nationals: SILVER
2004  Pan Am Championships: Quarterfinals
2004  Collegiate World Championships: BRONZE

2003  Collegiate Team Trials: GOLD
2003  Collegiate Nationals: GOLD
2003  Team Trials: BRONZE
2003  Senior Nationals: SILVER
2003  Collegiate World Championships: Quarterfinals

2002  Collegiate Team Trials: GOLD
2002  Collegiate Nationals: GOLD
2002  Senior Nationals: SILVER
2002  Team Trials

2001  Senior Nationals: SILVER
2001  Team Trials

2000  Jr. World Championships: QUARTERFINALS
2000  Jr. Olympics: GOLD
2000  Olympic Fight-Offs

last updated 9/13/12