Olympian Barb Nwaba is one of the greatest American multi-event athletes of this generation. Her event, the heptathlon, requires mastery of seven track & field disciplines (100 meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200 meter dash, long jump, javelin and 800 meter run).
She won two consecutive heptathlon national championship titles in 2015 and 2016 and placed 12th at the 2016 Rio Olympics. At the 2016 World Indoor Championships, Barb placed 4th, just one place shy of a podium finish.
A Los Angeles native, Barb competed for the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she still lives and trains. She represents the shoe brand ABEA Footwear.