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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 6, 2016 – Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite and Charlotte Drury of Laguna Niguel, Calif./World Elite, sit atop the senior trampoline standings after the preliminary rounds at trampoline and tumbling’s 2016 Elite Challenge at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The three-day event features competition in trampoline, tumbling, double mini-trampoline and synchronized trampoline for men’s and women’s senior, junior, youth elite, open elite and Level 10 (10-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18). Competition continues tomorrow with the senior elite finals, along with several other levels.

The senior elite gymnasts who finished first in the preliminary rankings for their disciplines are: men’s tumbling – Brandon Krzynefski of Centreville, Va./Capital Gymnastics (69.100); women’s tumbling – Breanne Millard of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif./World Elite (63.000); men’s double mini-trampoline – Trey Katz of Charleston, Ill./KPT (72.000); and women’s double-mini – Kristle Lowell of Orland Park, Ill./One World Gymnastics (69.600).

Drury holds the top spot in the senior women’s trampoline prelims with a two-routine score of 97.690. Nicole Ahsinger of Lafayette, La./T&T Express, was second at 96.165, followed by Dakota Earnest of Plains, Texas/T&T Express, with 95.500.

In men’s senior trampoline, Dooley’s 106.865 put him first in the prelim rankings, with Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy, on his heels at 106.355. Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy, rounds out the top three at 105.755.

Participants in the senior level trampoline competition are eligible to earn Olympic selection points based on performance at the Elite Challenge. The bonus points will be added to scores earned at the USA Gymnastics Championships, June 8-13, in Providence, R.I. For more information, click here (Section 1.3.1).

The remaining competition schedule follows (times are MT).


  • May 7 – 9 a.m.-4 p.m., prelims for trampoline (youth elite, open and Level 10) and double mini-trampoline (Level 10), 5-6:40 p.m., finals for trampoline (senior, youth elite and juniors), tumbling (junior, youth elite, open) and double-mini (senior, junior, youth elite and open), and 7:40-9 p.m., finals for trampoline (junior, youth elite, open), tumbling (senior) and double-mini (youth elite, open, Level 10)
  • May 8 – 9 a.m.-1:20 p.m., Level 10 finals for trampoline, tumbling, double-mini and synchronized trampoline

For a more detailed schedule, click here. For a start list, click here.