Rachel Gowey
Birthdate: 10/3/1997
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Urbandale, IA
Club: Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute
Head Coach: Liang Chow
Other Coaches: Liwen Zhuang
Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games team & uneven bars champion
About Rachel Gowey
Birthplace: Des Moines, IA
Hometown: Urbandale, IA
Personal Website: www.gym-style.com/rachelgowey/bio.htm
Twitter: @rachelgowey10
Instagram: Instagram.com/rachelgowey03
Year in School: Sophomore
Name of High School: Johnston High School
High School Graduation Year: 2016
Year you began gymnastics: 2003
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mother did gymnastics in high school and coached classes while my sister took gymnastics lessons.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Learning new skills and making friends
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Making the US National Team
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Jerry and Rhonda Gowey
Names of sibling(s): Taylor and Emma
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: hanging out with friends
Favorite book(s): any book by Nicholas Sparks
Favorite movie(s): Pitch Perfect
Favorite TV show(s): Pretty Little Liars, Criminal Minds
Favorite Food: Fruit and Steak Tacos
National Competition Results
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-UB; 7th-BB
  • 2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 5th-UB; 9th-AA
  • 2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-AA; 4th-FX; 5th-VT; 6th-BB(T); 8th-UB
  • 2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 6th-UB, BB
  • 2014 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-BB; 4th-AA; 5th-FX; 7th-UB
  • 2012 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Hampton, Va. - 1st-BB; 2nd-AA; 4th-UB(T); 7th-FX(T) (Jr. B)
International Competition Results
  • 2015 Pan American Games, Toronto, Canada - 1st-Team, UB; 8th-BB
  • 2014 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 5th-AA
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