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The Olympic Journey

The Olympic Journey

  The Road to Rio for American trampolinists began in Providence RI with the USA Gymnastics Championships. Covering the meet for this website I had the privilege to watch and report on the action and then because of the hospitality of many people within the US trampoline community, I travelled around the country catching up […]

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Pacific Rim Finals Live Blog

 Senior Trampoline Finals begin shortly at Pacific Rim Championships and we are going to switch over from Twitter to this live-blog to try to give you more detail about each routine. Keep this post up and hit refresh to stay on top of the action! Warm up will be starting soon followed by finals at […]

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USA’s DMT Sweepstakes

USA’s DMT Sweepstakes

The US Women seem to be going for the World Double Mini-tramp Sweepstakes. In the past two World Championships, in Sofia and Daytona, US Women won six of the eight World Age-Group titles for Girls and both Women’s Senior titles. On the top of the ticket are Erin Jauch, 2014 Women’s World DMT Champion, and Kristle […]

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First Ever Multi-Sport USA Gymnastics Championships 2014

First Ever Multi-Sport USA Gymnastics Championships 2014

This year US Gymnastics is doing something new. They are combining Trampoline and Tumbling with Acrobatic and Rhythmic Gymnastics in one National Gymnastics Championships. This first multi-sport National event takes place this week, July 15-19 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. All the expected online services and social media networks will be available for […]

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Brewster and Shostak Synchro Champs at Stars and Stripes Cup

Brewster and Shostak Synchro Champs at Stars and Stripes Cup

The newest US Sr. Men’s Synchronized Stars and Stripes Champions are Hunter Brewster and Alexi Shostak from Lafayette, LA. Both are coached by Dmitri Poliaroush and Tara Guidry. Men’s Synchronize is the only Sr. event that is complete. The finals for all the other events will be held this evening in Daytona Beach, FL. Shostak is […]

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2013 U.S. Elite Challenge

2013 U.S. Elite Challenge

America’s best will be competing in the 2013 US Elite Challenge for Trampoline, Synchronized, DMT and Tumbling next weekend, May 3-5 in Frisco, Texas at the Dr. Pepper Arena. The prestigious annual competition carries additional importance this year. It is the second and final US Trial to select the national team for the World Games […]

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Presidential Perks

The opportunities associated with being an Olympian is new territory for trampoline gymnasts since our sport is one of the newest Olympic events. We are learning that the perks can be tremendous. Olympic Champion Rosie MacLennan, for example, has been traveling as an ambassador with Right to Play visiting exotic locations around the world. Yesterday, members […]

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US Olympians & Alternates

US Olympians & Alternates

Sometimes I work. 🙂 On the night of the US Nationals and final Olympic Trial for trampoline, I was on a Seth Rogan film set working on The End of the World.  For me it might have been “the end of the world” that I couldn’t keep up with what was happening in San Jose. […]

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Drama at US Nationals Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the preliminaries of the US National Trampoline & Tumbling Championships in San Jose, California, which is also the final US Olympic Trial. An article on the USAG website called Gluckstein, Vinsant headline trampoline field at 2012 USA Gymnastics Championships states that: … the competition is the third of three events where athletes earn points based […]

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US & Nissen Cup

US & Nissen Cup

Today an international contingent of world-class athletes are competing in the preliminaries of the Nissen Cup in Arosa, Switzerland. The US did not send a team because they are preparing for their National Championships and final Olympic Trial in a few days, July 26-27, in San Jose, California. The field of competitors vying for the […]

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