PR: Deca 8037 (1999) 10.34+6.7, 7.77, 13.45, 2.17, 47.18, 14.34+3.2, 43.17, 4.93, 55.61, 4:30.05
Born: August 13, 1974 in Fort Worth, Texas
Current Residence: Lubbock, Texas
High School: Border (Borger, TX) HS 94
College: Abilene Christian 99
Coach: Chris Beene
Agent: Charlie Wells
Career Highlights: 2003 Pan Am Games gold medalist; 1999 World University Games silver medalist; 1996 NCAA Division II champion; 2001 USA Indoor heptathlon champion
Moore had his greatest accomplishment as a decathlete in 2003 with his gold medal-winning performance at the Pan American Games, and his improvement continued in 2004 with a new personal best performance of 8,085 points. Moore began to establish himself as a sophomore at Abilene Christian University by winning the 1996 NCAA Division II decathlon title. He was injured most of 1997 (redshirt) and 1998, but in his senior campaign Moore blossomed. An asthmatic, he had the 1999 Div II meet well in hand when an asthma attack hampered his performance. At the USA Outdoor Championships he finished fifth earning several international spots. At the 1999 World University Games in Palma de Marca, Moore came up with a huge 1500 personal best and the silver medalalso in 1999, he was the leading American in a narrow team win in a dual competition with Germany. In 2000 he was in third place at the U.S. Olympic Trials (where he tied the meet record in the high jump at 2.17m/7-1.50) before a no-height in the pole vaultIn 2001 Moore won the USA Indoor heptathlon crown (6078) then placed fourth at the IAAF World Indoor Championships.
5th at USA Outdoors
(7,655)...ranked #8 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 7,655.
2004: 5th at U.S. Olympic Trials (7,917)1st at San Angelo, TX (7899)2nd at Arles (8,085PR)ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 8,085.
2003: 4th at USA Outdoors (8,010)1st at Pan Am Games (7,809)6th at Gotzis (7,967)ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 8,010.
2002: 5th at USA Outdoors (7,793)3rd at USA vs. Germany (7,878)7th at Gotzis (8,008)ranked #5 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 8,008.
2001: USA Indoor heptathlon champion (6,078)6th at USA Outdoors (7,714)ranked #10 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 7,714.
2000: Did not finish at Olympic Trials after no-height in the pole vault5th at USA vs. Germany (7,803)ranked #7 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 7,803.
1999: 5th at USA Outdoors (7,864)2nd at World University Games (8029)2nd at USA vs. Germany (8037PR)ranked #4 in the U.S. by T&FNbest of 8037.
1998: 1st at Tarleton (7190w)dnf NCAA Division II Outdoorsbest of 7190w.
1997: Did not compete due to injury, collegiate redshirt.
1996: 1st at NCAA Division II Champs (7,446)4th at Texas A&M (7,124)best of 7,446.