|Full name||Mark James Crear|
October 2, 1968 (age 47)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Mark James Crear (born October 2, 1968) is a double Olympic medalist in the 110 m hurdles from the United States. In 1996 he was second behind Allen Johnson. Four years later he came in third behind Anier Garcia and silver medalist Terrence Trammell. Mark's personal best was 12.98 seconds.
Crear went to Rowland High School, in the Rowland Heights area of southern California, where he finished second in the 300 meters hurdles and fourth in the 110 meters hurdles at the 1987 CIF California State Meet. He then went to the University of Southern California, where he won the 1992 National Championship in the 110 meters hurdles. He still holds the USC school record in the hurdles.
Mark Crear has been around the world presenting motivational keynotes and peak performance workshops to various corporations and organizations at all levels across a variety of industries. This USC alumnus has over 15 years of Olympic level peak performance success, who first captured attention by winning the 1996 Olympic Silver Medal with a broken arm and the 2000 Olympic Bronze Medal with a double hernia (110M High Hurdles Track & Field).
After winning the silver medal in 1996, Crear carried his infant daughter Ebony in his victory lap around the Olympic Stadium. Ebony ran for Maranatha High School and later Long Beach Poly, making the finals of the CIF California State Meet in the 100 meters hurdles once for each school and anchoring Poly to the 2014 state championship in the 4x400 meters relay before moving on to Texas A&M University.
|40 yard dash||4.26||April 3, 1997||Los Angeles, United States|
|100 meters||10.19||May 14, 1999||Berlin, Germany|
|200 meters||20.20||May 22, 2000||Mexico City, Mexico|
|400 meter hurdles||50.20||June 5, 1989||Walnut, United States|
|110 meter hurdles||12.98||July 5, 1999||Zagreb, Croatia|
|Representing the United States|
|1994||Goodwill Games||Saint Petersburg, Russia||1st||110 m hurdles|
|1996||Summer Olympics||Atlanta, U.S.||2nd||110 m hurdles|
|1997||World Championships||Athens, Greece||7th||110 m hurdles|
|1998||Goodwill Games||Uniondale, New York||1st||110 m hurdles|
|2000||Summer Olympics||Sydney, Australia||3rd||110 m hurdles|
|2001||Goodwill Games||Brisbane, Australia||6th||110 m hurdles|
- Tilastopaja profile for Mark Crear
- Mark Crear profile at IAAF
- "Mark Crear". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 21, 2013.
- Official website
- Newsmaker of the Week: Mark Crear (30 min.)
- "Mark Crear". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
|Men's 110 m Hurdles Best Year Performance
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