Name: Emma Coburn
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Height: 5-8
DOB: 10/19/1990
Birthplace: Boulder, Colo.
Hometown: Crested Butte, Colo.
High School: Crested Butte High School (Crested Butte, Colo.) ‘08
College: University of Colorado, '13, Marketing
Coach(es): Joe Bosshard
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, 8th (3,000-meter steeplechase)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2011, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 2 (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2017 (3,000-meter steeplechase)
  • Silver – 2019 (3,000-meter steeplechase)
Personal: Daughter of Bill and Annie Coburn...Has two brothers, Joe and Willy, and one sister, Gracie...Married to Joe Bosshard...2011 NCAA outdoor champion...At age 21, was the youngest U.S. runner to compete at the 2012 Olympic Games...Volunteered with Living Journeys Cancer Foundation and the Mountain Adventure Kid’s Camp.