WHY USAFA? "The reason that I came to the Air Force Academy was so that I could fly airplanes in the greatest Air Force in the world, while getting a world class education and doing the sport I love, gymnastics."
FRESHMAN (2011): Set Academy record on the floor exercise...scored a 15.400 to win that event during the Falcons' regular season finale against Washington...became just the second Air Force gymnast to better the 15-point mark on the floor...three-time USAG All-American...finished second on the high bar and all-around at the USAG National Championships...also placed third on the floor exercise at that meet...moved into fourth in the Academy record book on the high bar with a score of 14.600 at Springfield...posted two personal-best marks in the meet against Washington, in addition to the Academy record on the floor...scored a 14.400 on the still rings and an 86.500 in the all-around at that meet...the combined events score is the seventh-highest total in program history...scored career-high 15.500 on the vault at the MPSF Championships...also matched career-high parallel bars score of 14.300 at that meet...first set p-bars score in a winning effort at the All-Academy Championships...vault score is ranked 10th on the program's all-time list, while parallel bars score is ranked 11th...collected a career-best 13.700 on the pommel horse during the team finals of the USAG Championships...that score is ranked 17th in the Academy record book...claimed five first-place finishes...won the floor exercise at home against Army and Washington...also won the all-around during the Falcons' meet with Washington...tied for first on the parallel bars at the All-Academy Championships...earned a share of first-place on the high bar at Brockport...named Gymnast of the Week by the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation on Feb. 1, following the dual meet at Nebraska...led the team in scoring on the floor exercise and all-around...ranked second on the team on the parallel bars and high bar...competed at the 2010 Visa National Championships in August, just one week after completing Basic Cadet Training...placed 16th in the Junior Division all-around...finished seventh on the still rings...became the first-ever Air Force gymnast to compete at the national meet.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Wheat Ridge Senior High School...competed at the club level for 5280 Gymnastics...coached by Vladimir Artemev...placed fifth in the all-around at the 2010 Junior Olympic National championships...competed at the 2010 Winter Cup Challenge.
PERSONAL: Full name is Colton Michael Wulf...son of Rick and Cindy Wulf...has one younger sister, Nicole...currently undecided on a major...future career plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include flying...favorite event is the high bar, because "you never quite know if you're going to stay on; there is always that little bit of doubt, but when I go for a release, everything is about finding the bar again. It also gives me a great sensation of flying"...used to do rodeo...grandfather served in the military...member of Cadet Squadron 03.