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Valerie Brisco-Hooks: A World-Class Runner

Valerie Brisco-Hooks: A World-Class Runner: Born on July 6, 1960 in Greenwood, Mississippi, this world-class runner had been the favorite of the public eye in just but a glint of an eye. This sprinter lost her popularity as quickly as she gained it. Yet, she had accomplished many triumphs that would render her one of the best runners in the history of the sport. Collegiate Career: Even in her early years during 1979, she won an intercollegiate championship in which she represented California State-Northbridge. She had also been competing for track and field sports in her college days at Long Beach City College in 1981. However, a year later, Valerie Brisco-Hooks gave birth to his son and she gained forty pounds from her pregnancy which became the cause of temporarily stopping her sports career. Teams Played For: A consistent USA team player, she had been an active affiliate of the Tiger World Class Athletic Club and the West Coast Athletic Club of which she spent her working out years in serious training and preparation. This motivated her to excel well in her career. Career Stats: At a young age of twenty four, she became the number one ranked player in the Athletics Division of the Women's 200 meters in 1984. In the Women's 4 by 400 meters relay, Valerie Brisco-Hooks gained the top rank during the 1984 USA Final of Track and Field. In the Women's 400 meter relay, she also ranked first place in 1984 in the Final Phase. She also earned the First Place in the Women's 4 by 400 Meters relay in the same year. However, as reiterated, her career began to topple down at the end of 1988 when a set of tragedies befell upon her starting from the death of her brother to the death of his nephew. Best Year Stat Wise: The highlight in her career started in her early years of the said sport. In 1984, Valerie Brisco-Hooks was the undisputed leading sprinter among the women's league track and field. Awards and Accomplishments: In the year 1979, she won the gold medal in the Pan American Games for the 4 by 400 meter relay. In 1984, the highlight of her career, she won various gold medals which earned her an instant world record. Later in 1995, she was inducted to the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame. Truly, Valerie Brisco-Hooks was a forced to be reckoned with. However, she was gone too soon with the various mishaps that happened in her life.




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