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Kristian ROBERTS

Kristian Roberts is an American athlete and competes in Vaulting.

Name Kristian ROBERTS
FEI ID 10037770
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17/03/1993
Competing for United States of America - USA
Registration Vaulting 2018
Last update 20/09/2018
FEI Database



Vaulting 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began vaulting in 2005 at the Half Moon Bay Vaulting Club in California, United States of America.
Why this sport? He accepted an invitation from the Palmer family of the Half Moon Bay Vaulting Club to try vaulting. "When I turned 12 in 2005, some friends asked me to come try out vaulting. I joined the Half Moon Bay Vaulting Club coached by Jill Palmer and began doing local competitions, mostly recreational, until I started becoming more serious about it in 2008."
Club / Team Pacific Coast Vaulting Club: Woodside, CA, USA
Name of coach Carolyn Bland [club], GBR; Emma Seely [national], USA
Coach from which country? UK
Coach from what year? 2015-Present
Training Regime He trains in gymnastics three days a week and vaulting training three days a week.
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for United States
Tournament 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games
Location Lexington, KY, USA
General Interest
Hobbies Photography. (Instagram profile, 06 Sep 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal at the 2014 Nations Cup in Aachen, Germany. (fei.org, 08 Jan 2018)
Most influential person in career Devon Maitozo, Jacques Ferrari
Injuries He broke his leg prior to the 2016 World Championships in Le Mans, France, forcing him out of the competition. (fei.org, 08 Jan 2018)
Awards and honours Four time US National Champion. 2010/2014 WEG Competitor. 2012 Worlds Compeitor/2016 Worlds Qualifier. Unfortunately, I broke my leg just before the 2016 World Championships and was unable to compete.
Other information OTHER ROLES In 2018 he began working as an information technology director for the American Vaulting Association. (fei.org, 08 Jan 2018) FURTHER EDUCATION He has studied German language studies at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA, United States of America. (Facebook profile, 31 Aug 2018)
Further Personal Information
Residence Moss Beach, CA
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages English, German
Higher education Cañada College: Redwood City, CA, USA