- Swimmer at Atlantis Aquatic Club (ATAC-PA)
- in 2008 = 18 DOB: Apr 12, 1990
- 5' 9" (175.3 cm)
- Hometown = Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.
- former resident of Hazleton, Pa.
- Coach = Matt Beckwith
- Wikipedia:Kristen Shickora
- USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.
Finished fifth in the 100m back at the 2007 Conoco Phillips National Championships ... won gold in the 100m back at the 2005 Speedo Junior Nationals
United States (also known as USA) Nationals
2007: 5th, 100 BK
2007 Jpn Invite: 15th, 100m BK; 19th, 200m BK
National Teams: 2006 National Junior Team
High School: Marian Catholic High School '08
College: Georgia, '12, College Major: Physical Therapy
Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams
Family, Village, Community
Parents: Bruce and Terri Shickora … father is a salesman, and mother is a physical therapist … Bruce played football in college at Delaware Valley College
Sibling(s): Older brother (Bruce) attends Saint Francis University and plays football … older sister (Ashley) attends Penn State
Sports Played Before Swimming: Soccer, volleyball, cheerleading, track
Hobbies Outside the Pool: Shopping and eating
Ultimate Way to Relax: Sleeping
Most Influential Person: Grandparents … "They're always there for me and are the nicest and happiest people I've ever met"
Swims 10,000 yards per day, 2 hours a day, 6 days a week More: Qualified for Olympic Trials at age 13 Favorites: Movie: Varsity Blues ... TV show: House
Event Best Year 50m FR 26.78 Jul 07 100m BK 1:01.79 Jul 07 200m BK 2:17.18 Apr 08
Swimvitational - 6 Final, 100m BK 08 OSU GP - 9 Final, 100m BK; 10 Final, 200m BK; 10 Final, 400m FR-R; 7 Final, 400m MED-R
SCY NATS - t7 Final, 100y BK; t10 Final, 200y BK; 10 Final, 400y MED-R SUM NATS - 5 Final, 100m BK SCSC GP - 14 Final, 100m BK
US OPEN - 4 Final, 100m BK; 18 Final, 200m BK JR NATS - 4 Final, 200m BK SUM NATS - 19 Final, 200m BK
US OPEN - 24 Final, 50m FR; 3 Final, 100m BK JR NATS - 22 Final, 50m FR; 1 Final, 100m BK; 17 Final, 200m BK SUM NATS - 8 Final, 100m BK