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CHRISTIAN TAYLOR

 

TRIPLE JUMP
2x OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST
3x WORLD CHAMPION

Christian has been a part of Team Tiger Balm for 3 years. He competes in the triple jump and has a personal record of 18.21m, which ranks 2nd on the all-time list. He established himself as a top level triple jumper at the University of Florida, where he won back-to-back NCAA Indoor titles and then consecutive NCAA Outdoor Championship titles in 2010 and 2011. Taylor won his first USA Outdoor national title in 2011.

 

He followed his national title with a win in the triple jump at the 2011 World Championships, upsetting the field with the tenth best jump in history. He was a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team and won the gold medal in the triple jump at the 2012 Olympics in London. He placed fourth at the 2013 World Championships, but regained his title at the 2015 World Championships. He won the gold medal in the triple jump at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with a jump of 17.86m.

  • 1st Place | 17.68m | Triple Jump
    World Championships - London, England
  • Gold Medal | 17.68m | Triple Jump
    Olympic Games - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1st Place | 18.21m AR | Triple Jump
    World Championships - Beijing, China
  • 1st Place | 2:57:25 | 4 x 400 Relay
    World Relay Championships - Nassay, Bahamas
  • 4th Place | 17.20m | Triple Jump
    World Championships - Moscow, Russia
  • Gold Medal | 17.81m | Triple Jump
    Olympic Games - London, United Kingdom
  • 2nd Place | 17.63m | Triple Jump
    World Indoor Championships - Istanbul, Trukey
  • 1st Place | 17.96m | Triple Jump
    World Championships - Daegu, South Korea
  • 1st Place | 16.66m | Triple Jump
    NACAC U23 - Florida, United States
  • 1st Place | 7.82m | Long Jump
    NACAC U23 - Florida, United States
  • 1st Place | 3:05:25 | 4 x 400 Relay
    World Championships - Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • 7th Place | 7.41m | Long Jump
    World Championships - Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • 8th Place | 15.61m | Triple Jump
    World Championships - Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • 1st Place | 15.98m | Triple Jump
    World Youth Champs. - Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • 3rd Place | 7.29m | Long Jump
    World Youth Champs. - Ostrava, Czech Republic

SASHA DIGIULIAN

 

ROCK CLIMBER
30+ FIRST FEMALE ASCENTS
8 FIRST ASCENTS

Our newest member of Team Tiger Balm, Sasha first began climbing at 6 years old, in 1998.  She has won the World Championships for Female Overall, and has placed Silver in the Bouldering World Championships, as well as Bronze in the Duel. Sasha has been the undefeated panAmerican Champion 2004 to the present, and she is a three-time US National Champion.

 

Outdoors, Sasha is the first North American woman to climb the grade 9a, 5.14d, recognized as one of the hardest sport climbs achieved by a female. She has done two. Sasha was the third woman in the world to accomplish this grade. Additionally, she has onsighted multiple 8b+’s, 5.14a’s, ascended groundbreaking multipitch routes of up to 1000 feet of 8c climbing, and has accomplished multiple First Ascents and over 30 First Female Ascents around the world, including a First Female Ascent on the North Face of the Eiger.

  • 1st Female Ascent | 8c | Mora Mora
    Madagascar
  • 1st Female Ascent | 5.14b (8c) | 'American Hustle'
    Oliana, Spain
  • 1st Ascent | 8a | Pedra Riscada
    Sao Jose do Divino, Brazil
  • 1st Ascent | 8c/+ | 'Tufas Too Furious'
    Vinales Valley, Cuba
  • 1st Female Ascent | 7c+ | 'Magic Mushroom'
    North Face of Eiger, Switzerland
  • 1st Ascent | 5.13d | 'Rolihlahla'
    Waterval Boven, South Africa
  • 1st Female Ascent | 8b+ | ‘Viaje de los Locos’
    Gola di Gorropu National Park, Sardina, Italy
  • PanAmerican Champion | Bouldering & Sport Climbing
    San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela
  • PanAmerican Champion | Individual Overall
    San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela
  • PanAmerican Champion | Individual Overall