Brooke Andersen is one of the American athletes who specialized in the hammer throw. She was one of the athletes who represented the USA in the recent 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She got into the national team after winning second place in the trial games. DeAnna Price won first place and Gwendolyn Berry won third place in the trial.
The student of the year of the Big Sky Conference, Berry, was one of the most-anticipated athletes in this year’s Olympics. She even won second place in Group A during the Olympics. However, she returned home empty-handed after coming in the tenth position during the final.
|Date of birth
|August 23, 1995
|28 years old
|Place of birth
|San Diego, California, USA
|Professional track and field athlete
|1 Million – 5 Million USD
|5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Brooke Andersen Net Worth
The 28 year-old athlete has been doing a decent job in her career.
She has won many titles and even set a few records. All these have helped her earn a good amount of fortune along with fame.
Anderson has not shared her net worth, but we can guess that it is around 1 Million to 5 Million USD.
Height, Weight, and Physical Measurements
Andersen stands tall at 5 feet and 8 inches. Along with a great height, she also has a great athletic body and weighs around 88 kgs.
Her time on the field has also turned her body muscular and toned. Both her height and body help her to perform better in her games.
Brooke Andersen’s Family, Parents, and Sister
The one-time Olympian was born in San Diego, California, to her parents Scott and Joanne. However, her parents raised her and her sister, Morgan, in Vista.
Andersen has not shared many details about her childhood, but she has shared that she initially played soccer in school.
Later, her interests got diverted to hammer throw, and the rest is history.
Brooke Andersen’s Boyfriend and Affairs
As her personal life, Andersen has also kept her dating life a secret, so no one knows if she is dating someone or single.
However, her social media suggests that for now, she is a happy single. She is enjoying her life by spending a lot of her time with her sister and parents.
The NAU scholar-athlete of the year went to Rancho Buena Vista High school in Vista to get her high school degree.
Once she completed high school, she joined Northern Arizona University.
She then passed college with a degree in environmental science. During college, she also took business and biology as her minor.
After graduating from college, she shared that she wanted to get a Master’s degree in climate science. However, she has not shared anything about the current status of her Master’s plan.
Career and Olympics
Andersen started her career in the hammer throw when she was in high school. During her high school days, she participated in the Avocado Meet and grabbed the title to her name.
She also won the title of the USATF U20 Junior Champion the following year.
Her high school career was already going great, so she continued hammer throw even after graduating school.
She won silver in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship for two straight years.
She kept improving her gameplay until she won a hammer throw event in the Rathdrum in Idaho which made her the fourteenth top thrower in history. The same year she also competed in the Pan American Games and won silver.
Besides winning medals in the events, Andersen also holds the record in weights and heights in her university. She was also named the Mountain region field athlete of the year.
All these successes gave Andersen confidence to step further in her career. So, she tried for the 2016 Olympics trials but couldn’t make it after coming in thirteenth place.
Despite not being qualified in the 2016 Olympics trials, Andersen tried again for the 2020 Olympics trials.
Her hard work of all these years paid off as she qualified for the Olympics after winning the second position in the trials.
She then flew to Tokyo with the US team to represent the USA in the Olympics. She started her Olympic journey on a great note after winning second place in the Group A event. However, she couldn’t maintain the same pace in the final.
She returned home empty-handed after coming in tenth place in the final of the hammer throw event.