LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Feb. 25, 2024) – Yul Moldauer (Arvada, Colo./5280 Gymnastics) staged a dominant, come-from-behind victory in winning the Senior Men’s Winter Cup all-around title Sunday night to close out competition in Louisville.

Moldauer makes comeback

It was the second consecutive Winter Cup all-around title for Moldauer, who exceeded his all-around total from Day 1 by 0.850 points to finish with 169.750 points over two days of competition (84.450, 85.300). Day 1 leader Shane Wiskus (Spring Park, Minn./EVO Gymnastics) was second with 167.450 (84.850, 82.600), and Riley Loos (Folsom, Calif./Stanford University) was third with 164.400 (81.800, 82.600).

Trailing Wiskus by 0.400 after Day 1 on Friday, Moldauer was strong out of the gate Sunday night, posting a 14.500 on the very first vault of the competition to take the lead and set the tone for his evening. The Tokyo Olympian and 2023 World Championships team bronze medalist followed up with a 15.400 on parallel bars during the second rotation. After a 13.050 on high bar, he posted a 14.400 on floor and 13.750 on pommel horse before closing out with a 14.200 on rings.

In apparatus competition, Moldauer won floor with a total of 28.800, thanks to identical scores of 14.400 over both days. Curran Phillips (Naperville, Ill./EVO Gymnastics) dominated parallel bars with 32.050, including a score of 16.100 on Sunday and 15.950 on Friday. Phillips also took the high bar crown with a score of 28.600 (14.300, 14.300). Other apparatus winners were Patrick Hoopes (Lehi, Utah/U.S. Air Force Academy) on pommel horse with 29.600 (14.850, 14.750), Alex Diab (Hinsdale, Ill./EVO Gymnastics) on rings with 29.200 (14.750, 14.450), and Kameron Nelson (Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho/Ohio State University) on vault with 27.675 (14.050, 13.625).

Juniors take apparatus gold

Six different men won junior men’s apparatus titles on Sunday:
Floor – Kyle Jordan, Region 2 (Oregon City, Ore./OMEGA Gymnastics), 14.626
Pommel – Maksim Kan, Region 4 (Muskego, Wisc./Salto Gymnastics), 14.052
Rings – Adam Lakomy, Region 7 (Roselle Park, N.J./Sunburst Gymnastics), 13.761
Vault – David Ramirez, Region 1 (Nipomo, Calif./Central Coast Gymnastics), 14.505
Parallel bars – Nathan Roman, Region 1 (Poway, Calif./Agility), 13.761
High bar – Danila Leykin, Region 8 (Sarasota, Fla./EVO Gymnastics), 13.976.

USA Gymnastics announces 2024 Men’s Senior National Team Presented by Xfinity

Following the conclusion of Winter Cup competition, USA Gymnastics introduced the initial roster of the 2024 Senior Men’s National Team Presented by Xfinity. National Team members are listed below:

    Fuzzy Benas — Richmond, Texas/University of Oklahoma
    Jeremy Bischoff — Santa Clarita, Calif./Stanford University
    Cameron Bock — Tustin, Calif./University of Michigan
    Taylor Burkhart — Arvada, Colo./Stanford University
    Asher Hong — Tomball, Texas/Stanford University
    Patrick Hoopes — Lehi, Utah/U.S. Air Force Academy
    Paul Juda — Deerfield, Ill./University of Michigan
    Josh Karnes – Erie, Penn./Penn State
    Riley Loos — Folsom, Calif./Stanford University
    Brody Malone — Aragon, Ga./EVO Gymnastics
    Yul Moldauer — Arvada, Colo./5280 Gymnastics
    Stephen Nedoroscik — Worcester, Mass./EVO Gymnastics
    Curran Phillips — Naperville, Ill./EVO Gymnastics
    Fred Richard — Stoughton, Mass./University of Michigan
    Colt Walker — Cedar Park, Texas/Stanford University
    Donnell Whittenburg —Baltimore, Md./Salto Gymnastics Center
    Shane Wiskus — Spring Park, Minn./EVO Gymnastics
    Khoi Young — Bowie, Md./Stanford University

Senior Development Team<
Landen Blixt — Fowlerville, Mich./University of Michigan
Kai Uemura – Chicago, Ill./Lakeshore Academy of Art Gymnastics

The National Team will be reordered following the 2024 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships May 30-June 2 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Assignments for the 2024 Baku World Cup, March 7-10 in Baku, Azerbaijan, Doha World Cup April 13-21 in Doha, Qatar, DTB Pokal Team Challenge and Mixed Cup in Stuttgart, Germany March 15-17 and Pacific Rim Championships April 22-29 in Cali, Colombia, will be announced Monday, Feb. 26. Selection procedures for the Men’s Senior National Team can be found here.