Chris Kyle

Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th grade Language Arts class
made by Dawson b.

Chris Kyle was born on April 8, 1974 in Odessa, Texas and died February 2, 2013.

Significant Events in history

  • 9/11
  • Wars in Iraq

Chris Kyle's childhood

Chris Kyle was born in Odessa, Texas. He got his first rifle at eight years old, a bolt action .30-06 Springfield rifle. He later got a shotgun, which they hunted pheasant, quail, and deer. After school, he became a professional bronco rodeo rider and worked on a ranch. His rodeo career ended when he severely injured his arm.

People Who Influenced Chris Kyle's Life

Deby Linn(Chris's Mother) & Wayne Kenneth(Chris's Father) - Taught him important life lessons such as don't start a fight but if someone else starts it, defend yourself, especially if your defending someone else.

Taya Kyle/Studebaker(Chris's Wife) - Stayed with him and was there for him even though he was not there to raise his two children.

Jeff Kyle(Chris's Brother) - Grew up with him and was like his best friend growing up.

Unique Facts

Chris Kyle has around 160 confirmed kills and a probable 255 kills.

He was called the "Shaitan Ar-Ramadi" or "The devil of ramadi" and had a $80,000 bounty for his head.


1. 160 Confirmed kills and 255 probable kills.

2. He had hes longest shot from 2,100 yards(1,920m) away.

3. Chris paired with FITCO Cares Foundation to create the hero's project.

4. He was considered the most lethal sniper in U.S. history.

The Theme of Chris Kyle's Life

I thought that the theme of his life was that persistence( hard work) pays off because he went on four different tours and didn't give up. Because of this, he has saved countless life's of his platoon and the whole U.S.

Chris's Words of Advice

"People tell me that I saved Hundreds and Hundreds of people. But I have to tell you: it's not the people you saved that you remember, Its the ones you couldn't save."(358)

"I signed up to protect this country. I do not choose which battles im going into."(118)

"We were going to be shot down before I even get a chance to smoke someone."(75)


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Comment Stream

2 years ago

Excellent job on theme, words of advice, and works cited! 😄😃😀