Ryan Crouser : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career

Ryan Crouser is an American shot putter and discus thrower know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career

Ryan Crouser : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career
Ryan Crouser
  Bio
Name Ryan Crouser
Birthdate ( Age) December 18, 1992
Place of Birth Portland, Oregon, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  In Relationship
Wife/Partner Megan Clark
Children Not Yet
Father Mitch Crouser
Mother Lisa Crouser
Profession American shot putter and discus thrower
Net Worth $1 million - $5 million
Last Update August 2021

Ryan Crouser is an American shot putter and discus thrower. He is the world record holder in the shot put, both indoor and outdoor. On June 18, 2021, at the U.S. Olympic Trials he threw 23.37 m (76 ft 8+1⁄4 in) on his fourth attempt to beat Randy Barnes's 31-year-old record of 23.12 m by almost 10 inches (25 cm).

 He is a four-time USA national outdoor shot put champion 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2021 . He is a two-time USA National Indoor Shot Put Champion 2019, 2020. He is a four-time NCAA champion in the shot put indoors and outdoors for the University of Texas. He had previously won the gold medal in the boys' shot put at the 2009 World Youth Championships.

Early Life and Family

Crouser was born in Portland, Oregon on December 18, 1992, and raised in Boring.He belongs to a family of throwers; his father, Mitch Crouser, was an alternate on the 1984 Olympic discus team, his uncle Brian Crouser qualified for two Olympic teams in the javelin, his other uncle Dean Crouser was a good shot putter and discus thrower, and his cousins Sam and Haley are both javelin throwers.

He took up track and field in fifth grade, but was initially not as good as his cousin Sam; he made his breakthrough in eighth and ninth grade.

In 2009, his sophomore year at Sam Barlow High School in Gresham, Oregon, Crouser set a national sophomore record with the 3.58 lb (1.62 kg) high school discus, throwing 202 ft 6 in (61.72 m); the mark was also the Oregon high school state record until Sam Crouser broke it the following year.

Ryan Crouser Wife

Ryan Crouser is not Married yet.But he is in relationship with girlfriend Megan Clark.The couple has been dating for quite a few years.Megan Clark is also a track and Fiel athlete.

Ryan Crouser Net Worth

Ryan Crouser is an American shot putter and discus thrower who has an estimated Net Worth of $1 million - $5 million in 2021.

Professional Career

Crouser won his first NCAA indoor shot put title in 2014, throwing 21.21 m (69 ft 7 in) and winning by almost four feet.He was briefly the outdoor world leader after improving his personal best to 21.27 m (69 ft 9+1⁄2 in) at the Texas Relays on March 28.

At the Big 12 outdoor championships he set personal bests and new meeting records in both the shot and the discus, with throws of 21.39 m (70 ft 2+1⁄2 in) and 63.90 m (209 ft 9 in) respectively; it was the first time he broke 70 feet with the 16 lb (7.26 kg) shot.

Crouser won his second consecutive shot put title at the 2014 NCAA outdoor championships, with a heave of 21.12 m (69 ft 3+1⁄2 in), but injured his foot in the process; he had also qualified for the final in the discus, but was forced to scratch from that event.

In 2015 Crouser placed second behind Stipe Žunić at the NCAA indoor championships, reaching 20.93 m (68 ft 8 in) on his best attempt.His chances of winning a third consecutive NCAA outdoor title were spoiled as he re-aggravated an old thumb injury at the championships; he placed fifth in both the shot and the discus.

Due to red-shirting the 2013 indoor season, Crouser had one more winter of collegiate eligibility left; as a fifth-year senior, he threw a personal best 21.73 m (71 ft 3+1⁄2 in) at the 2016 Big 12 indoor championships and won his second collegiate indoor title with a put of 21.28 m (69 ft 9+3⁄4 in).Crouser's Big 12 mark equaled Ryan Whiting's collegiate indoor record from 2008; he ranked second behind New Zealand's Tom Walsh on the 2016 world indoor list.

At the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Crouser won the silver medal in "the greatest – and closest – shot put competition ever" that "Redefines Men's Shot Put" according to World Athletics (formerly IAAF). Crouser is a two time USA Indoor National Shot Put Champion (2019, 2020) and three time USA National Outdoor Shot Put Champion (2016, 2017, 2019). No USA National Outdoor meet was held in 2020.

Tokyo Olympic 

Ryan Crouser broke his own Olympic record on his way to defending his shot put title Thursday on a hot day in Tokyo.On his last attempt, Crouser went 23.30 meters (76 feet, 5½ inches) to earn the first track and field gold medal for the American men at the Tokyo Games. U.S. teammate Joe Kovacs finished second and Tomas Walsh of New Zealand was third.In the stifling heat at the Olympic Stadium, Crouser took the lead on his first attempt and saved his best for his final one. He clapped his hands - sending chalk dust into the air - and celebrated. He even donned his cowboy hat for the occasion.