Meet Amy Acuff, the very sexy high jumper who is working her way towards her fourth Olympic games this summer. See photos, video and read a biography of Amy below.
As a biography, Amy was born on July 14, 1975 in Port Arthur, Texas. She is 32 years old. Amy was first introduced to the high jump when she attended Calallen Middle School in Corpus Christi, Texas. In 8th grade, she cleared 5’8 1/2″, which at age 13, was a height that was of high school state championship caliber.
While at Calallen High School, she continued to garner many records and when she was just 17 years old, she jumped an incredible 6’4″. This was a height higher than the three medalists in the 1993 World Championships. That year, she was named the 1993 Gatorade Prep Track and Field Athlete of the Year. In addition, she was named Salutatorian of her high school class.
Amy received a scholarship to UCLA and once again had major success, this time at the collegiate level. She had 4 PAC-10, 3NCAA Indoor, and 2 NCAA Outdoor titles.
When Amy graduated from UCLA, she tried her hand at modeling and has appeared in several magazines – Esquire, Playboy, Maxim and FHM.
Last month, Amy cleared 6’3 1/2″ at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships in Boston and won yet another gold medal. She is hoping to make it to her fourth Olympics in Beijing this summer.