USA Olympic Hurdler
On the dawn of two important years in the track and field scene, 400m hurdler LaBronze Garrett is currently ranked among the top hurdlers internationally, and he promises to be a serious competitor for a spot on the USA 2016 Olympic Team.
The 400m Hurdles tests an athlete’s speed, endurance, and agility. Runners sprint at near maximum speed while clearing barriers in a full lap around the track.
LaBronze Garrett has been on the international track and field circuit for the past nine years. Growing up in Marshall, Texas, LaBronze was an all-around athlete, but it was his parents that pushed him to pursue track and field. In college, LaBronze was an NCAA All-American at the University of Georgia, setting several University records. After completing a degree in criminal justice, LaBronze looked to track and field as a professional opportunity. In 2003, he began working with coach and agent Paul Doyle who helped shape him into a World Class athlete. In that same year, LaBronze knocked half a second off his personal best and appeared at the US National Championships finals. The following year, Garrett became a real threat – placing 5th at the 2004 Olympic trials. LaBronze also made the 2004 World Championship 4×400 relay team, was 2006 Saudia Arabia champ, 2007 Australian Champ, and placed 5th in the 2008 Olympic Trials rounds.