Chris Brooks

Birthdate: 12/19/1986
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, CO
Club: U.S.O.T.C. Gymnastics
Head Coach: Andriy Stepanchenko
Other Coaches: Tom Meadows


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Career Highlights

  • Member of the 2016 Olympic Team. Advanced to the all-around final
  • 2016 U.S. parallel bars champion and all-around & high bar silver medalist
  • Member of the 2015 World Championships team. Finished sixth on high bar
  • 2015 U.S. high bar champion, parallel bars silver medalist and all-around bronze medalist
  • 2014 Pacific Rim team champion
  • 2014 Winter Cup all-around champion and high bar silver medalist
  • 2012 U.S. parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2012 Pacific Rim all-around, still rings & high bar champion, and pommel horse silver medalist
  • 2012 Winter Cup high bar bronze medalist
  • Alternate for the 2011 World Championships team
  • 2011 U.S. high bar silver medalist and parallel bars bronze medalist
  • Member of the 2010 World Championships team. Advanced to the high bar finals and finished sixth
  • 2010 U.S. high bar champion and parallel bars silver medalist
  • 2010 Tyson American Cup all-around bronze medalist
  • 2010 Winter Cup all-around & high bar champion and vault bronze medalist
  • 2009 NCAA team and floor exercise bronze medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2009 Winter Cup floor bronze medalist

Personal Information

Hometown: Houston, TX
Twitter: @cbrooks_wpr

Name of College: University of Oklahoma
Degree/Major: Business Management
Year you began gymnastics: 1991
Favorite Event: Horizontal bar
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My father was a gymnast
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Getting extreme after a great set
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Team gold at the Olympics
Names of parents/guardians: Terry Brooks
Names of sibling(s): Brother Nick and sister Erica
Family members in sports: Brother did gymnastics. Sister did gymnastics and cheerleading

Interests Outside the Gym

Hobbies or favorite activities: Cars and motorcycles
Favorite music: Rap, Classic Rock
Favorite TV show(s): That 70's Show, The League, Sopranos, Jersey Shore
Favorite Food: Anything without onions

National Competition Results

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, St. Louis. Mo. - 1st-PB, HB; 2nd-AA; 5th-VT(T); 7th-SR
2016 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-PB; 2nd-AA, HB; 8th-SR
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-HB; 2nd-PB; 3rd-AA; 7th-VT
2015 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-AA, VT, PB, HB; 5th-SR
2015 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2014 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-VT; 3rd-HB
2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA; 2nd-HB; 5th-PB; 6th-PH
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 4th-AA(T); 5th-FX, SR, VT, PB; 7th-HB
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-PB(T); 5th-AA(T); 6th-SR
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-HB; 4th-SR; 5th-AA, PB; 6th-VT(T)
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 2nd-HB; 3rd-PB; 4th-AA; 7th-SR; 8th-PH
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-HB; 2nd-PB; 4th-AA; 5th-VT
2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA, HB; 3rd-VT(T); 4th-SR; 6th-PB
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 7th-SR
2009 NCAA Men's Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 3rd-Team, FX; 4th-VT; 6th-AA
2009 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-FX; 4th-HB; 5th-AA; 10th-VT
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 6th-FX

International Competition Results

2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 5th-Team
2015 World Championships, Glasgow, Great Britain - 5th-Team; 6th-HB
2014 Pacific Rim Championships, Richmond, Canada - 1st-Team
2014 Cottbus World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 4th-HB; 5th-PB
2013 Cottbus World Cup, Cottbus, Germany -
2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team; AA, SR, HB; 2nd-PH; 4th-FX; 5th-PB
2011 World Championships, Tokyo, Japan - 3rd-Team (alternate)
2010 World Championships, Rotterdam, Netherlands - 4th-Team; 6th-HB
2010 Japan Cup, Tokyo, Japan - 3rd-Team
2010 Tyson American Cup, Worcester, Mass. - 3rd-AA