© Ron Wyatt

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., July 27, 2011 – A 34-member team will represent Team USA at the 2011 Canada Cup, which runs Thursday, July 28, to Saturday, July 30, at Genesis Place in Airdrie, Aberta, Canada. The Canada Cup features over 220 athletes from nine countries including Canada, Denmark, Czech Republic and South Africa. Leading the U.S. contingent in Canada will be newly-crowned U.S. senior women’s trampoline champion Savannah Vinsant of Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express.

Senior competitors representing the U.S. in addition to Vinsant are:

    Dakota Earnest of Plains, Texas/Acrospirits
    Alicia Powder of Ladera Ranch, Calif./World Elite
    Ashleigh Thomas of Issaquah, Wash./Gymnastics East
    Nani Vercruyssen of Honolulu, Hawaii/Hawaii Academy
    Kaylah Whaley of Knoxville, Tenn./Premier Athletics Knoxville North
    Casey Chandler of Reno, Nev./Legacy Trampoline and Tumbling
    Justin Hackett of Allendale, Mich./Branch Gymnastics

Junior competitors include:

    Brittney Bernard of Bixby, Okla./Oklahoma Extreme Tumbling
    Maggie Gallagher of Coto de Caza, Calif./World Elite
    McKenzie Kulka of Tulsa, Okla./Oklahoma Extreme Tumbling
    Meghan O’Connell of Middletown, NJ/Head Over Heels/UltraTwisters
    Erynn Stier of Morley, Mich./Branch Gymnastics
    Hunter Brewster of Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express
    Samuel Chiacchia of Colorado Springs, Colo./Artsports–Trampoline World
    Cody Gesuelli of Middletown, NJ/Head Over Heels/UltraTwisters
    James Lichtenstein of Buffalo Grove, Ill./5 Star Tumbling and Trampoline
    Zachary Moore of Woodville, Wash./Gymnastics East
    Louis Prejean of Youngsville, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express

Additionally, 15 members of the Olympic Development Program team will compete in the Canada Cup. They are:

    Bailey Bynum of Tulsa, Okla./Oklahoma Extreme Tumbling
    Sara Grace Dotter of Victoria, Texas/Gymagic

    Choyce Hayes of Bristow, Okla./Oklahoma Extreme Tumbling
    Briana Kozlowski of Avondale, Pa./KMC
    Mariah Krohngold of Dove Canyon, Calif./World Elite
    Harley Merritt of Auburndale, Fla./Reflex
    Hally Piontek of Warrensburg, Kan./KC Trampoline
    Shea Silhan of Morton, Texas/Acrospirits
    Jordan Webb of Tusla, Okla./Oklahoma Extreme Tumbling
    Sarah Webster of Valley View, Texas/Elite Champion
    Joshua Browne of Phoenix, Ariz./Aspire
    Joseph Kozlowski of Avondale, Pa./KMC
    Nathan Miller of Greensboro, NC/Ultimate Air
    Isaac Rowley of Allen, Texas/Eagles Wings
    Sean Sargent of Mason, Ohio/Queen City Gymnastics