This year the US Olympic team has great field and track athletes who competed in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. These athletes held massive hopes and responsibility for their fellow Americans to win gold for their country. One of these star athletes who ran for the USA in the 10,000 m race is Woody Kincaid.
Kincaid is an American distance runner who represented the USA in the 10,000 m race in the ongoing 2020 Olympics. He is the eighth man to break the record of running 5000 m in thirteen minutes. The two-time All-American athlete was one of the most anticipated athletes in the USA Olympic team who had secured his spot by coming third in the 5000m race during the trials. Unfortunately, he ended in fifteenth place and lost his chance to win gold for the USA.
Like Woody, other American athletes selected for 2020 Olympics include Darryl Sullivan, Marquis Dendy, Erriyon Knighton, Paul Chelimo, and more.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Woody Kincaid|
|Real Name||William Kincaid|
|Date of birth||September 21, 1992|
|Age||28 years old|
|Place of birth||Littleton, Colorado|
|Brothers||Scott Kincaid and|
|Status||In a relationship|
|Occupation||Professional long distance runner|
|Height||5.11 ft (156 cm)|
Woody Kincaid Net Worth
Kincaid has a decent career and was even qualified to represent the USA in the ongoing Olympics. So, it is safe to assume that he has good earnings and good net worth.
However, the exact figures of his net worth are still unknown.
The 10,000 m runner in the 2020 Olympics doesn’t have a massive height like other athletes. He is just 5.11 ft tall.
Besides height, when it comes to body, Kincaid has a fit body as he exercises and trains a lot and weighs 61 kgs.
Woody Personal Life And Family
The 28 year old runner was born in Littletown in Colorado to Mike and Sharon.
His parents raised him and his two brothers in their hometown. He was an active middle child who loved skating, soccer, and football as a kid.
Kincaid lived a regular life as a teenager and used to work at a grocery shop when he was fifteen.
However, once he was in his sophomore year of high school, he joined the cross country team and continued running. He became the top high school runner in 2011.
Even when high school was over, he continued running in his college. During his college days, he took part in many competitions and showed excellent performance.
He has a decent career as a runner, where he is improving with every game. He even got sponsored by Nike.
Though his running career was going great, he was having issues in his family. His father was diagnosed with lung cancer in May of 2019, and the doctors even gave him two years of utmost time.
However, those two years have already passed, and his father is still holding up. His parents even drove to Eugene to watch Kincaid perform in the trials.
Woody Kincaid Girlfriend,Wife, and Relationship
Kincaid has been dating his beautiful girlfriend, Abby Neirynck, since 2018. He has even introduced her to his family, and his mother adores her.
He has also posted pictures with her on his social media. The couple is much in love and is still going strong to this day.
The long-distance runner grew up in Littletown. He completed his high school at Columbine High school, located in his locality.
Once high school was over, Kincaid got enrolled in the University of Portland.
He graduated in 2016 from the university with an MBA degree.
Kincaid started his career during his sophomore year of high school. He ran for his school and became the fastest high school distance runner in his whole state. He also took part in many competitions and became the state finalist more than one time.
Despite his excellent performance, initially, he did not get calls from any colleges. So, his coach Natalie Reyes advised him to run in the Footlocker Cross Country race. He followed her advice and went to win the championship.
After this game, he got five calls from different colleges, offering him D-I programs just in one night.
He visited all of them, but he found the University Of Portland the most genuine one. So, he joined the University of Portland and started playing for the Portland Pilots.
However, his college career didn’t go well. He was so out of shape that he had to train with the slower guys. However, his coach, Rob Conner, saw potential in him and remained patient with him.
With some encouragement from his coach, Kincaid started taking his career as a runner seriously. He even tried for the 2016 Olympic trials but was not qualified.
However, he didn’t give up and continued working hard. His hard work paid off as he won second place in the USA Track and Field Championship in 2017.
During his time, he even started a podcast for Citius Magazine. He became more passionate about his career and worked harder than before.
He took part in many more competitions before trying his luck in this year’s Olympic trial games. He qualified in the US Olympic team by winning the 10,000 m race.
He even flew to Tokyo and competed in the game on the 30th of July. Sadly, he came in fifteenth place despite putting in his best efforts.