Brad Walker

National Honors

‣ 2003 and 2004 NCAA pole vault champion (indoor)
‣ Four-time All-America in the pole vault
‣ Two-time (2003 and 2004) first-team Academic All-America

Conference Honors

‣ 2002 and 2003 Pac-10 pole vault champion
‣ 2001 MPSF pole vault champion (indoors)

Other Athletic Honors/Awards

‣ Holds the American record in the pole vault in 2008 with a mark of 19-feet, 9 3/4-inches (6.04 meters)
‣ Member of the exclusive “6-meter club” of pole vaulters; only five men have posted a higher vault
‣ Won the World Championship in the pole vault in 2007 in Osaka, Japan, with a jump of 19-feet, 2 3/4-inches
‣ Won the 2006 World Indoor Championships in Moscow, Russia
‣ Also finished second at the World Championships in 2005 and competed in 2009, 2013 and 2015 (outdoors) while also winning the silver in 2008 and bronze in 2012 in the indoor championships
‣ A member of the U.S. Olympic Team in both 2008 and 2012
‣ Pole vault of 19-feet, 1/4-inch is still a school record

Post-UW Athletic Accomplishments

‣ After retirement from competition, joined the coaching staff at Washington State, where he is currently in his first season