COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 3, 2018 – Eleven members of the 2018 U.S. Men’s Level 10 Junior National Team participated in a five-day training camp, Nov. 29-Dec. 3, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Under the direction of Dusty Ritter, the men’s Junior Olympic program coordinator, the athletes and their coaches focused on skill learning and evaluation, preparation for the 2019 competitive season and strength development. The gymnasts also performed routines, which will count as part of the selection process for the team for the RD761 Junior International Team Meet in Houston in January.

The 11 gymnasts at the camp are listed below.

    Justin Ah Chow, Atlanta, Georgia/Universal Gymnastics
    Lazarus Barnhill, Houston/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
    Fuzzy Benas, Houston, Texas/EnRich Gymnastics and Dance Academy
    Brandon Briones, Gilbert, Arizona/Aspire Kids Sports Center
    Taylor Burkhart, Morrison, Colorado/5280 Gymnastics
    John Chou, Cypress, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
    Isaiah Drake, Los Angeles/Gymnastics Olympica USA
    Raydel Gamboa, Phoenix, Arizona/North Valley Gymnastics
    Nicolas Kuebler, Seattle, Washington/Metropolitan Gymnastics
    Colt Walker, Cedar Park, Texas/AcroTex Gymnastics
    Khoi Young, Bowie, Maryland/Sportsplex Gymnastics

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