INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 20, 2009 – 2009 Winter Classic and U.S. Elite Challenge trampoline champion Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and U.S. Elite Challenge champion Alaina Williams of Huntsville, Ala., head a strong U.S. field traveling to Herrljunga, Sweden, May 22-23 for the International Frivolten Cup. The competition, a FIG-sanctioned international junior and elite event, will be held in Sweden’s Herrljunga Sim & Idrottshall.
Joining Gluckstein (Head over Heels) and Williams (Matrix Gym Inc.) at the Frivolten Cup Team are: Nani Vercruyssen of Honolulu/Hawaii Academy; Michael Devine of Winnebago, Ill./J&J Tumbling and Trampoline; and Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics.
Preliminary events at the Frivolten Cup for trampoline will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 22. Finals for all events are Saturday, May 23, beginning at 3:30 p.m.
The top eight gymnasts from the preliminaries advance to the finals. Preliminary points will be added to the final points to determine a champion.
Live event results may be found at http://www.frivolten.com/frivoltencup/index.htm.