Name: Reese Hoffa
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Shot Put
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 315
Current Residence: Athens, Georgia
College: University of Georgia

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, bronze medal in shot put
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 7th in shot put
  • 2004 Olympic Games, 22nd in shot put qualifying
Career Highlights:
  • 2008--Third place at NCAA Outdoors, SEC Outdoor champion
  • Three-time USA Outdoor champion
  • Two-time USA Indoor champion
  • 2003 Pan Am Games gold medalist
  • Pan American shot put record holder

Fun Facts: Earned all-American honors all four years while competing for the Georgia Bulldogs ... A huge professional wrestling fan, Hoffa competed while wearing a mask at the 2004 Home Depot Invitational, dubbing himself the “Unknown Shot Putter” ... Also competed in football, baseball and wrestling in high school ... His dream is to compete in a bear suit

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field