McKenzie West

Pentathlon

Nickname: "Kenzie"
Height: 5-5
Weight: 112

Coaches:
Macicj Czyzowicz (fencing), Cynthia West (equestrian), Mark Kuhn (running), The ROCK Swimming Club
High School: Castle View H.S. (Castle Rock, Colo..)
Year of Graduation: 2010

2011 Senior World Ranking (as of 11/16/11): 162nd
2011 World Cup Ranking: 98th
2011 Junior World Ranking:
102nd
2011 Junior National Ranking: 6th 

Other Sports Played in High School: cross country, swimming and equestrian

Hobbies: skiing/snowboard, knee boarding, hiking and dancing

Family: Cynthia Moore-West (mother) USEF/USEA event rider -- long listed for the Olympics for 3-day eventing USEF - 2002-2006 United States Equestrian and USEA Area Championships from 1999-2004 (preliminary and/or intermediate division)...James Moore (uncle) USEF/USEA event rider -- advanced division long listed for the Olympics 3-day eventing since 1988 for over 20 years -- in 2004 represented USA in World Cup Finals in Pau, France -- many United States Equestrian and USEA Area Championships over 20 years.

Favorite Foods: ice cream, peanut butter and pasta

Pre-Competition Meal: lots of water, pasta and any kind of carbs and protein to keep the energy up

Favorite Athlete: Michael Phelps

Favorite Movies: "Fast and Furious" (1st & 4th)

Favorite Music: hip hop, rap and country rock

Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Ireland ("Fun and crazy people live there with beautiful horses and countryside")

Did You Know?: McKenzie would like to study sports medicine in college...she helps the handicapped and disabled in sports at her school's gym class...her favorite fast food is to dip french fries into chocolate shakes.


MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS

2011  Domestic Qualifier (Palm Springs, Calif.): 7th

2010 
Domestic Qualifier (Colorado Springs, Colo.): 6th
2010 
Winter Open (Palm Springs, Calif.): SILVER

2009  Pan American Championships (Argentina): 8th
2009  USA Modern Pentathlon Nationals - Youth A: BRONZE
2009  NORCECA Modern Pentathlon Championships - Juniors: BRONZE
2009  Rocky Mountain All Stars Swimming Championships: 3rd

2008  NORCECA Modern Pentathlon Championships - Youth B: SILVER
2008  European Modern Pentathlon Championships - Youth B (Ireland): competitor
2008  USA Modern Pentathlon Championships - Youth B: BRONZE
2008  Colorado Cross-Country State Championships: competitor

2007  USPC National Championships - Tetrathlon Junior Division: BRONZE

2006  USEA National Year End Award - Junior Novice Division: 3rd
2006  USEA Area IX Rocky Mountain Region - Novice Division: CHAMPION

2003  USPC National Championships - Tetrathlon Novice Division: 7th

Many 1st-place finishes in USPC Rocky Mountain Regional Tetrathlon Rallies
Many 1st-place finishes in USEA Area IX Rocky Mountain Region Horse Trails

last updated 11/16/11