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Acrobatic Pair – Kiley Boynton and Ryan Ward

Class of 2022· Disciplines(s): Acrobatic· Inducted as: Athlete

The 2014-15 season found the pair of Kiley Boynton and Ryan Ward on top of the acrobatic gymnastics world. In 2014, they won their second-consecutive U.S. mixed pair title and went on to win bronze in the mixed pair division at the Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships. Over the full 2014-2015 season, they became the first U.S. mixed pair to win an acro World Cup series title. Top finishes included gold at the 2015 Geneva World Cup, 2015 Varna World Cup, 2014 Mais World Cup, and 2013 Sofia World Cup.

Boynton and Ward also were original members of the acrobatic gymnastics group “Acro Army,” which finished in third place on Season 9 of “America’s Got Talent” in 2014. After retiring from competitive gymnastics, Ward served as USA Gymnastics’ Program Director for Acrobatic Gymnastics from 2016-19. Boynton is currently the head acrobatic coach for Aspire Gymnastics in Tempe, Arizona, and is a full-time nursing student at Arizona State University.