Christopher Olson

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Christopher Yu Olson
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Christopher Yu Olson in 2017
Background Information
Alias(es): Chris
Cyotheking
Cyo
Country: USA
Born: 9 June 1996 (age 22)
Occupation(s): Cinematographer, Videographer
Years Active: 2009-present
WCA ID: 2009OLSO01
Claim to Fame: 2x2 ranking, well-known YouTuber

Christopher Yu Olson, usually referred to as simply Chris Olson, is an American speedcuber specializing in 2x2x2 Cube.

He was among the first in the world to use full EG. A two-time national champion, he is also the former WR holder in the 2x2 event with an average of 1.71, which beat the previous record by 0.25 seconds.

In collaboration with Robert Yau and others, Olson developed the TCLL 2x2 method.

He runs a YouTube channel by the username of cyotheking.

Chris is also the Chief Videographer at TheCubicle.us and the founder of Chris Olson Films.

Achievements

Titles

National Championship Titles
Preceded by
Anthony Brooks
2011
U.S. 2x2x2 Cube Champion
2012, 2013
Succeeded by
Lucas Etter
2014, 2015, 2016

Records

World Records

Event Result Format Competition Round
2x2x2 Cube 1.71 average Cubetcha 2013 First
2.02 New Albany 2013 Final
2.08 Dixon Winter 2013 First

Continental Records

Event Result Format Competition Round
2x2x2 Cube 2.00 average Indiana 2013 Final
2.16 Minnesota Open 2012 Second
2.27 First

Championship Podiums

World Championship Podiums

Event Place Result Format Competition
2x2x2 Cube 2nd 1.77 average World Rubik's Cube Championship 2017

National Championship Podiums

Event Place Result Format Competition
2x2x2 Cube 2nd 3.10 average United States National Championships 2011
1st 2.17 United States National Championships 2012
1st 3.05 World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013
3rd 2.41 US Nationals 2014
2nd 1.88 US Nationals 2015
3rd 2.54 US Nationals 2016

See Also

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