Difference between revisions of "Christopher Olson"

 
(20 intermediate revisions by 7 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Infobox
 
{{Infobox
|NAME=Christopher Olson
+
|NAME=Christopher Yu Olson
|IMAGE=Christopher Olson.jpg
+
|IMAGE=olson.jpg
|IMAGEYEAR=!
+
|IMAGEYEAR=2017
|ALIASES= Topher
+
|ALIASES= Chris<br/>Cyotheking<br/>Cyo
 
|COUNTRY=USA
 
|COUNTRY=USA
|BIRTHDATE=
+
|BIRTHDATE=9 June 1996
|AGE=17
+
|AGE={{Age|1996|6|9}}
|JOBS=Student
+
|JOBS=Cinematographer, Videographer
 
|YEARSACTIVE=2009-present
 
|YEARSACTIVE=2009-present
 
|ID=2009OLSO01
 
|ID=2009OLSO01
|FAMOUSFOR=2x2 ranking
+
|FAMOUSFOR=2x2 ranking, well-known YouTuber
 
}}
 
}}
  
'''Christopher Olson''' is an [[USA|American]] speedcuber. He was among the first in the world to use full [[EG]]. Two time national champion, he is also the former WR holder in the 2x2 event with an average of 1.71, before it was beaten by [[Rami Sbahi]] with an average of 1.69 seconds. In collaboration with Rob Yau and others, Olson developed the TCLL 2x2 method.
+
'''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 ===
 +
{{S-start}}
 +
 
 +
{{S-ach|ach=National Championship Titles}}
 +
 
 +
{{S-title-bef|before=[[Anthony Brooks]] | year=2011}}
 +
{{S-title|title=U.S. 2x2x2 Cube Champion | year=2012, 2013}}
 +
{{S-title-aft|after=[[Lucas Etter]] | year=2014, 2015, 2016}}
 +
 
 +
{{S-end}}
 +
 
 +
=== Records ===
 +
==== World Records ====
 +
{|class="wikitable"
 +
!Event
 +
!Result
 +
!Format
 +
!Competition
 +
!Round
 +
|-
 +
|rowspan="3" | [[2x2x2 Cube]]
 +
|1.71
 +
|rowspan="3" | average
 +
|[[Cubetcha 2013]]
 +
|First
 +
|-
 +
|2.02
 +
|[[New Albany 2013]]
 +
|Final
 +
|-
 +
|2.08
 +
|[[Dixon Winter 2013]]
 +
|First
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
==== Continental Records ====
 +
{|class="wikitable"
 +
!Event
 +
!Result
 +
!Format
 +
!Competition
 +
!Round
 +
|-
 +
|rowspan="3" | [[2x2x2 Cube]]
 +
|2.00
 +
|rowspan="3" | average
 +
|[[Indiana 2013]]
 +
|Final
 +
|-
 +
|2.16
 +
|rowspan="2" | [[Minnesota Open 2012]]
 +
|Second
 +
|-
 +
|2.27
 +
|First
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
=== Championship Podiums ===
 +
==== World Championship Podiums ====
 +
{|class="wikitable"
 +
!Event
 +
!Place
 +
!Result
 +
!Format
 +
!Competition
 +
|-
 +
|[[2x2x2 Cube]]
 +
|2nd
 +
|1.77
 +
|average
 +
|[[World Rubik's Cube Championship 2017]]
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
==== National Championship Podiums ====
 +
{|class="wikitable"
 +
!Event
 +
!Place
 +
!Result
 +
!Format
 +
!Competition
 +
|-
 +
|rowspan="6" | [[2x2x2 Cube]]
 +
|2nd
 +
|3.10
 +
|rowspan="6" | 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 ==
 +
* [[Kevin Gerhardt]]
 +
* [[Rami Sbahi]]
 +
* [[Maciej Czapiewski]]
 +
 
 +
== External Links ==
 +
* [http://www.cyotheking.com Chris Olson's website]
 +
* [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeAeUW_cb_avda0sBMUTmQ YouTube channel]
 +
* [https://www.facebook.com/cubingfreak Facebook page]
 +
* [https://www.facebook.com/ChrisOlsonFilms/ Chris Olson Films Facebook page]
 +
* [https://www.facebook.com/Cyotheking Fan Facebook page]
 +
 
 
[[Category:2x2x2 solvers|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:2x2x2 solvers|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:EG users|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:EG users|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:Speedcubers|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:Speedcubers|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:Cubers|Olson, Christopher]]
 
[[Category:Cubers|Olson, Christopher]]
 +
[[Category:Former world record holders|Olson, Christopher]]

Latest revision as of 21:25, 24 January 2018

Christopher Yu Olson
Olson.jpg
Christopher Yu Olson in 2017
Background Information
Alias(es): Chris
Cyotheking
Cyo
Country: USA
Born: 9 June 1996 (age 23)
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

External Links