Kiara Nowlin
Birthdate: 11/27/1995
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Junior
Current Residence: Waco, TX
Club: Wallers GymJam Academy
Head Coach: Karl Ziehn
About Kiara Nowlin
Hometown: Oxnard, CA
Year in School: 10th (Fall 2010)
Name of High School: Oaks Christian High School
Degree/Major: College Prep
Year you began gymnastics: 1997
Favorite Event: Tumbling
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents put me in the Mommy and Me class at 18 months old because I was flipping off the furniture. I did my first back handspring when I was 2 1/2 yrs old.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Learning and perfecting new skills and meeting other athletes from all over the world.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To reach my personal potential as an athlete.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Todd and Monique Nowlin
Names of sibling(s): No siblings but I still have hope that I will get one!
Family members in sports: My mom was an artistic gymnast when she was little and my dad played football, basketball and baseball from age 8 through high school. He still stays
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: History
Hobbies or favorite activities: Shopping
Favorite music: Hip Hop Music
Favorite TV show(s): So You Think You Can Dance
Favorite Food: Ahi Tuna and Bacon Bits
Charity Involvement: National Charity League
Other sports involvement: All Star Cheerleading and High School Cheer
National Competition Results
  • 2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2010 U.S. Elite Challenge, Virginia Beach, Va. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU; 7th-DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 1st-TU, DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2009 Winter Classic, Birmingham, Ala. - 1st-TU; 6th-DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 U.S. Elite Challenge, Mobile, Ala. - 2nd-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla. - 1st-TU; 4th-DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2006 U.S. Elite Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU (Open Age)
International Competition Results
  • 2010 World Age Group Competition, Metz, France - 1st-TU (15-16)
  • 2009 World Age Group Competition, St. Petersburg, Russia - 1st-TU, DM (13-14)
  • 2009 Canada Cup, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada - 1st-TU, DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2007 World Age Group Competition, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 1st-TU (11-12)
Videos of Kiara Nowlin
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline