Christian Taylor, a two-time state champion with the Sandy Creek High School track team and current senior at the University of Florida and member of their track team, recently won a world title in the triple jump in Daegu, South Korea.
“I’ve been working towards this from the beginning,” said Taylor. “Any athlete wants Olympic gold and this is the closest thing for me so far.”
With his jump of 58-feet-11.25-inches (17.96 meters), Taylor announced his presence on the world stage and his intention for contending for a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London next summer. Read More»