Name: Brady Ellison
Sport: Archery
Discipline(s): Archery
Position: Recurve
Height: 6’0”
DOB: 10/27/1988
Hometown: Globe, Ariz.
High School: GED while living at Chula Vista OTC
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); 3-time Olympic medalist (2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Rio 2016, silver (team), bronze (individual)
  • London 2012, silver (team)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2007-19
  • Medals: 14 (8 golds, 2 silvers, 4 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2019 (individual); 2016 (individual, team); 2014 (individual, team); 2013 (team); 2012 (team)
  • Silver – 2018 (team); 2013 (team)
  • Bronze – 2018 (individual); 2016 (individual); 2012 (individual); 2011 (individual)
Personal: After receiving his first compound bow at the age of 7, Ellison killed a bear while bow hunting at age 11; the bear now serves as a rug in his father’s home. ...Ellison had Perthes disease as a child, which required him to wear leg braces for more than a year....Professional bull rider Lane Frost is his idol. ...Ellison loves to cook and his specialty dish is biscuits and gravy.