Mason Finley is an American athlete specializing in the shot put and discus throw. Finley is the 2009 Pan American Junior champion who also represented the USA in the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo. He competed in the discus throw event.
However, it wasn’t the first time Finley competed in the Olympics. The Kansas City native also competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics. He didn’t win any medals in both Olympics but showed an excellent performance and gained valuable experience from the events.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Mason Finley|
|Real Name||Mason Finley|
|Date of birth||October 7, 1990|
|Age||31 years old|
|Place of birth||Kansas City, Missouri, USA|
|Hometown||Kansas City, Missouri, USA|
|Sister(s)||Matia Finley and Rebecca Finley|
|Daughter||Hayden Dale Finley|
|Occupation||Shot putter and Discus thrower|
|Height||6 ft 8 in (203 cm)|
Mason Finley Net Worth
Finley has had an active career as an athlete since his high school days, where he has won many titles and prize money.
He is also a two-time Olympian and the third discus throw champion of the world championship of 2017.
So, it is a no-brainer that he earns a good deal of money though he hasn’t shared the exact amount of his net worth.
Personal Life and Family
The Pan American Junior winner was born in Kansas City to Jared and Lisa.
He grew up in the same town with his twin sisters, Matia and Rebecca.
Finley has a great bond with his parents and his sisters. He often spends his holidays with them and even shares pictures of those celebrations. He also shares a great bond with his in-laws.
As tuff as he looks during his games, he is equally soft in his personal life, which we can guess through his relationship with his family.
Mason Wife and Relationship
Finley is married to his beautiful wife, Madison Acree. He has not shared much about how their met or any other detail about their marriage.
However, he has shared about the adorable daughter that he and his wife welcomed last November.
Finley has shared many pictures of his daughter, named Hayden, on his Instagram.
The skilled discus thrower attended Buena Vista High school to complete his high school.
After high school, he enrolled at the University of Kansas and even studied there for three years before transferring to another university.
In the final year, Finley transferred to the University of Wyoming. He completed college in 2014 with a degree in theater.
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Finley started his career as an athlete when he was still in high school. He was a star athlete in high school, with a Colorado High School record in the discus throw.
He even won gold in both shot put and discus throw during the 2009 Pan American Junior Championship. The same year he also became the USATF Junior champion.
Finley had a great high school career, which he continued even in college.
He competed in many competitions organized by USTAF, NACAC, NCAA, etc., and has won several medals in these events.
All these years, Finley has worked hard to turn himself into a celebrated athlete in the shot put and discus throw, both nationally and internationally.
He even made it to the Olympics twice by winning first place in the trail games both times.
In 2016, he represented the USA in the Rio Olympics in the discus throw event. Despite performing well, he came in eleventh place.
He did not let this get him down. Instead, he took it as an opportunity to gather experience of competing against his idols.
After the Olympics, he put in even more effort and again won his place in the national Olympics team to compete in the discus throw.
However, luck was not kind to him even this time, and he ended up without any medals in twenty-third place.
Despite not winning any medal, Finley has not given up and still is working hard to improve himself and his performance.