Olson, Billy

Billy Olson

Olson was an All-District, All-State, and All-American athlete while running track at Abilene High School.  He was the Texas 5A pole vault state champion his senior year as well as winning numerous USTFF and AAU age group national championships.  Olson won 8 NAIA national pole vault championships while competing for Abilene Christian University and has held 11 world records in the pole vault.  He was a member of the 1988 US Olympic Team and was the first AISD graduate to be so honored.