Name: Amy Acuff
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: High Jump
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 145
Current Residence: Austin, Texas
School: UCLA '97

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, tied for 20th in qualification
  • 2008 Olympic Games, tied for 19th in qualification
  • 2004 Olympic Games, 4th place in high jump
  • 2000 Olympic Games, 31st in qualification
  • 1996 Olympic Games, tied for 24th in high jump qualification
Career Highlights:
  • Six-time USA Outdoor champion ('95, '97, '01, '03, '05, '07)
  • Five-time USA Indoor champion ('01, '04, '07, '08, '09)
  • 1997 World University Games champion
  • Three-time NCAA Indoor champion ('94, '95, '97)
  • Two-time NCAA Outdoor champion ('95, '96)

Fun Facts: Acuff traveled to London as the most experienced member of Team USA as a five-time Olympian ... a six USA Outdoor championships to her name, she is tied with Elenor Montgomery for the second most USA high jump titles, only behind the legendary Alice Coachman ... Despite not having a coach while competing in high school, Acuff was named National High School Athlete of the Year in 1993 ... Has worked as a model with appearances in Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Maxim, Vogue, US, the cover of Playboy and other magazines

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USA Track & Field