BBy Pierre Crockrell and Tricia Yue
Tierra Crockrell is an outstanding track phenom who in the last few years has reached many accomplishments that some may not achieve in their lifetime. She is a 11 time National Champion and holds national records in track & field. She was the 2009 AAU Primary National Champion in the 100m. She was the 2010 AAU Great Lakes Indoor National Champion in the multi-event, 55m dash, 200m and long jump; and the 2010 AAU Northern Indoor National Champion in the multi-event, high jump and long jump. Tierra also holds the world record in the long jump for 8 year olds. She was the 2010 AAU National Champion in the multi-event. And she is the 2011 AAU Northern Indoor National Champion in the multi-event and long jump.
Tierra recently competed in the UW Indoor Preview meet and had a chance to compete against college and a few high school athletes. What an awesome experience for a 9 year old! Tierra also just competed in the 2011 AAU Northern Indoor Nationals where she received national titles in the multi-event and the long jump.
Tierra has done some amazing things over the past year. She has accomplished some major goals and has continued to progress throughout the year of competition and training. She has been in local newspapers and was featured in Sports Illustrated Kids, “Kid of the Month” in September 2010. She is an exceptionally elite athlete who continues to train hard in order to prepare for the upcoming outdoor season.
Monday, May 2 KOMO 4 was in University Place filming Tierra for an upcoming feature in “Eric’s Little Heroes”.
elow are just a few of Tierra’s accomplishments and results. The following links will get you to the results pages and articles:
2011 5th Annual California Rising Stars Invitational – April 16 – 17, 2011
2011 AAU Northern Indoor Nationals, Bloomington, Illinois – February 11 – 13, 2011
UW Indoor Preview – January 15, 2011
Youth World Records
46th Annual Phoenix Invitational – April 17 – 18, 2010
2010 AAU Northern Indoor Track & Field National Championships, Bloomington, Illinois, February 19-21, 2010
2010 AAU Great Lakes Indoor Track & Field National Championships, Geneva, Ohio February 12 – 14, 2010
2009 AAU Junior Olympic Nationals, Des Moines, Iowa, July 31 – August 7, 2009
1st Annual 2009 AAU Primary National Championships – July 4 – 5, 2009
Portland Track Festival – June 13, 2009