|High School:||Carlsbad HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2011-12: Scored a 234.53 in the one-meter dive after six dives against Cal Poly, third best among the Gauchos…Scored a 204. 68 in the three-meter dive after six dives against Cal Poly, third best among the Gauchos…Placed 13th with a score of 176.15 in the platform dive, 18th in the one-meter dive with a score of 169.80 and 18th in the three-meter dive with a score of 134.80 at the Pac-12 Championships.
Spent one year at the University of Illinois, Chicago and a year at Mira Costa Community College.
Attended Carlsbad High School…Was coached by Marnie Young…Competed in gymnastics for six years.
Nicolas Alvarado Grantham was born on July 11, 1991 in Laguna, Calif.…Parents are Greg and Silvia Grantham…Has two younger siblings: Max and Cortland…Is majoring in sociology at UCSB…Aspires to win an NCAA ring…Enjoys surfing and playing chess…Favorite movie is “The Departed” and his favorite book is “The Alchemist”…Enjoys the music of Thom York…Heroes include Frank Abagnale and his parents…His most memorable athletic achievement was The Boss Cross…Claims he can out-plank the Tank (teammate Ryan Garcia).