The famous American athlete, a talented athlete. Her discipline - high jump. It is considered one of the most capable. Currently, Amy is a member of the national team of the United States, Team America, which represents the country at the Summer Olympics of 2008 in the capital of China - Beijing.
Amy Akuffo was born July 14, 1975, in California, where she lives in the current period. Athletics fascinated quite early and quickly achieved success. Simultaneously with the regular sports training athlete received education. Initially, she was in high school High School Calallen (Texas) , from which she graduated in 1993, and it was. After - Amy went to college College UCLA, which completed the training in 1997, the year - with a diploma, awards and a degree in biology.At all times fond of country music, that, in fact, not surprising, because the once popular musician Roy Akuffo was her cousin - a second cousin of my grandfather. Several years ago, I jumper repeatedly appeared on television and in popular glossy magazines such as Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Maxim, Vogue, US,Playboy and others. In addition, the athlete has been repeatedly awarded various sports titles, for example, in 1993 it was named athlete of the year its National Values (National High School Athlete of the Year).
Today athlete is a member of the sports club Asics and trained by Dan Pfaff. The main - the most significant moments of his sports career, Amy Akkuf are the following : participation in the University World Championships in 1997, the year in the USA Outdoor champion - in 1995, 97, 01, 03, 05, 07th, respectively, in the Olympic Games of 2004 (fourth place) , in the US Indoor champ in 2001, 04, 07, 08th, respectively, in the NCAA Outdoor champion - in 1995 and 1996 to the years.
Currently, an athlete Amy Akuffo is located in Beijing and participated in the Summer Olympics. Athlete excellently prepared and hopes that fans will be able to demonstrate to the world record high jump. On the eve of the Olympic jumper long and hard preparing for (almost all the time she spent with a pole in his hand) and now looks forward to the high Olympic result.