Breaux Greer Biography
(Retired American Track and Field Athlete Who Competed in the Javelin Throw)
Birthday: October 19, 1976 (Libra)
Born In: Houston, Texas, United States
Breaux Greer is an Olympian athlete and a retired American National Champion javelin thrower. He is the record holder for javelin throw, with a throw record of 91.29m (299.5 ft), which he achieved on June 21, 2007, during the ‘USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships’ at Indianapolis. Born in Houston, Texas, he grew up in Monroe, Louisiana. He was drafted as professional baseball pitcher after high school, but he decided to take up track and field athletics. He joined the ‘University of Louisiana,’ and participated in the NCAA Championships, the ‘USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships’ and the ‘World Outdoor Championships.’ He represented the USA in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. His accomplishments include – 3rd place at the 1996 Olympic Trials, 2nd place / silver medal at the ‘2001 Goodwill Games,’ 4th place at the ‘2001 World Outdoor Championships,’ Bronze medal at the ‘2003 Pan Am Games,’ 1st place at the ‘2004 World Athletics Final,’ eight-time [2000-2007] US Champion, and American record holder; and bronze medal at ‘2007 World Outdoor Championships.’ After his retirement from the athletics, he made his acting debut in the series, ‘American Gladiators.’ Greer is married to actress Katy Mixon, and the couple has a son and a daughter.