Name: Ryan Crouser
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Shot Put
Height: 6-7
Weight: 275
DOB: 12/18/1992
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Boring, Ore.
High School: Sam Barlow High School (Gresham, Ore.) ‘11
College: University of Texas ‘15, Economics (bachelor’s); ‘16, Finance (master’s)
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold
Other Career Highlights
  • 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships, gold (shot put); silver (discus throw)
Personal: Son of Mitch and Lisa Crouser...Has one brother, Matt...Cousin, Sam Crouser, also qualified to represent Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in track and field...Father, Mitch, was an alternate on the 1984 U.S. Olympic Team in the discus throw...Uncle, Brian Crouser, is a two-time Olympian (1988, 1992)...Four-time NCAA shot put champion ...Nine-time NCAA All-American...Enjoys fishing, kayaking, hiking, bow hunting and camping.