|Date of birth:||June 1, 1910|
|Place of birth:||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Date of death:||September 6, 2001(aged 91)|
|Place of death:||Salt Lake City, Utah|
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Frank Langton Christensen (June 1, 1910 – September 6, 2001) was an American athlete. After receiving all-state honors at Granite High School in baseball, football, and basketball, Christensen played fullback at the University of Utah. "Crashing Chris" was the university’s first three-time All-American. In 1930-31, he was named Third Team All-American, and in 1932 he earned First Team honors. During those years, the Utes owned a 21-3-1 record.
Christensen holds the school's all-time career-scoring mark with 235 points. He is second in individual points in a season, scoring 100 points in 1930. Christensen is credited with scoring 13 points in 13 seconds vs. Colorado College.
Christensen was also successful in business. He helped revolutionize the mining and petroleum industry with a drill bit that utilized industrial diamonds. His company, Christensen Diamond Products Company, became the world’s largest producer of industrial diamond products.
Christensen died on September 6, 2001 at the age of 91.