Name: Grace Stark
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 100-meter Hurdles
Height: 5-4
Weight: 135
DOB: 5/6/2001
Birthplace: White Lake, Mich.
Hometown: White Lake, Mich.
High School: Lakeland High School ‘19
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • Buenos Aires 2018
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 New Balance Outdoor Nationals, 1st (100m hurdles), 3rd (100m)
  • 2018 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics, 2nd (100m hurdles), 5th (100m) (17-18 division)
  • 2018 Michigan Division I state championships, 1st (100, 100m hurdles)
  • 2018 New Balance Indoor Nationals, 2nd (60m hurdles), 6th (60m)
Personal: Adopted by Jim and Rene Stark at birth...Has one older brother, James...Father works as a carpenter and mother works as a teacher...Started running track in 6th grade...Competed in gymnastics starting as a 10-year-old but suffered injuries, but because of her speed on tumbling passes, her mother signed her up for track...Says that hurdles come naturally as she was used to jumping and leaping from gymnastics...Participated in service-mission trips with her church to aid the underprivileged...Interested in studying physical therapy and working in sports medicine after competing in college and professionally.