ALBACETE, Spain, Sept. 5, 2010 – Reigning U.S. trampoline champion Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif., won the synchronized trampoline title at the FIG World Cup at the Pabellón Universitario Ciudad de Albace in Albacete, Spain, on Sept. 4.
Gluckstein, who trains at Ultra Twister, and Dooley, who trains at World Elite, easily won the World Cup synchro title with their 49.700, more than three points ahead of silver-medalists Martin Myers and Charles Thibault of Canada (46.300). Spain’s Jose Munoz and Marc Pinol were third at 45.000.
In individual trampoline, Gluckstein just missed the medal podium by three-tenths of a point for a fourth place finish at 40.500. Dong Dong of China won the men’s title at 41.800, just ahead of his teammate Chunlong Lu at 41.500. Japan’s Kazuma Takahashi was third at 40.800. Dooley was sixth at 39.600.