Chris Brooks

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Birthday
19, 1986
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1986 (age 31)
Birthplace
Houston, TX

About

Artistic gymnast who has taken home Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals at US National Championships for events including Horizontal Bar, Parallel Bars and All-Around. He won four Golds and a Silver at the Pacific Rim Championships in 2012, and took home two Bronzes at the World Cup events in Tokyo and Worcester in 2010.

Before Fame

He was a highly ranked junior in high school and was a member of the U.S. Junior National Team 1999-2001, 2002-2005. He won Gold at the 2003 USA National Championships and suffered a serious injury in 2004, putting his gymnastics career on hiatus.

Trivia

He was competitive gymnast for the Oklahoma Sooners from 2005 to 2009, helping them win a national championship in 2008. He was named captain of the team in 2009.

Family Life

He was born in Houston, Texas to father Larry who was also a gymnast. His brother and sister were also gymnasts, and he was coached by his brother nick for two years. He lost his father in a car accident in 2008.

Associated With

He trained alongside Olympian Jonathan Horton as a Junior, college and Senior elite gymnast.