Allan Bower
Birthdate: 3/7/1995
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Norman, OK
Club: University of Oklahoma Mens Program
Head Coach: Chris Sommer
Career Highlights
  • 2018 U.S. pommel horse silver medalist and all-around bronze medalist
  • 2017 U.S. all-around silver medalist and pommel horse bronze medalist
  • 2017 NCAA team champion, floor exercise, pommel horse, vault & parallel bars silver medalist and all-around bronze medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2017 Winter Cup all-around & pommel horse bronze medalist
  • 2016 NCAA team champion
  • 2016 Winter Cup pommel horse bronze medalist
  • 2015 NCAA team champion (Oklahoma)
  • 2014 NCAA team silver medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2014 Winter Cup Challenge pommel horse bronze medalist
About Allan Bower
Years on the National Team: 1
Birthplace: Lincoln, NE
Hometown: Chandler, AZ
Name of High School: Basha High School
High School Graduation Year: 2013
Name of College: Oklahoma
Year you began gymnastics: 1997
Favorite Event: High Bar
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents started me in gymnastics when I was 2 years old. My mother was a gymnastics coach.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: the hard work that gymnastics requires, the friends you make,how it makes you feel
What are your goals for gymnastics?: continue to make the NationalTeam every year, Earn a scholarship for college in gymnastics.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: My parents-David and Jane BowerMy mother is a gymnastics coach, and my father works for Arizona State University as a Health Educator.
Names of sibling(s): Sister- AllisonBrother- Alex
Family members in sports: My mother was a gymnast for the University of Nebraska. She was the 1990 Big 8 All-Around Champion.Sister, Allison (14 yrs old)i s a level 10 gymnast.My brother (11 yrs old) is a level 9 gymnast.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: working on the computer
Favorite Food: steak, ice cream
National Competition Results
  • 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. - 2nd-PH; 3rd-AA; 4th-FX; 7th-SR, PB; 8th-VT
  • 2018 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-AA, FX; 6th-PH, PB(T); 7th-VT(T)
  • 2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 2nd-AA; 3rd-PH; 4th-VT; 6th-PB, HB; 7th-FX; 8th-SR(T)
  • 2017 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-Team; 2nd-FX(T), PH(T), VT, PB; 3rd-AA; 6th-SR
  • 2017 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-AA, PH; 5th-FX, SR, VT(T); 6th-PB; 7th-HB(T)
  • 2016 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-Team; 4th-AA; 6th-PH; 7th-PB(T)
  • 2016 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-PH(T); 7th-PB; 8th-AA
  • 2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. -
  • 2015 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Norman, Okla. - 1st-Team; 4th-PH; 6th-AA
  • 2015 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 5th-PH; 7th-AA
  • 2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 8th-PH, HB
  • 2014 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-PH; 4th-AA; 6th-FX(T), VT(T)
  • 2014 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Ann Arbor, Mich. - 2nd-Team
  • 2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-PH
  • 2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-PB(T); 3rd-PH; 7th-AA,SR (Jr. 17-18)
  • 2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 4th-SR; 6th-AA (17-18)
  • 2013 Winter Cup Challenge - Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-PH; 6th-AA(T); 7th-PB; 8th-FX(T), VT (Jr. 16-18)
  • 2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
  • 2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 5th-PH; 7th-AA(T), FX, PB; 8th-HB (Jr. 14-15)
  • 2011 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 6th-HB; 7th-PH; 9th-AA (L10 14-15)
  • 2009 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st-AA, PB; 2nd-VT(T); 3rd-PH; 6th-HB; 7th-FX (L9 12-13)
  • 2008 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-PB(T); 2nd-AA; 3rd-FX; 6th-HB (L9 12-13)
  • 2007 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 2nd-PB; 10th-AA (L9 12-13)
  • 2006 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-PB (L9 12-13)
International Competition Results
  • 2018 American Cup, Hoffman Estates, Ill. - 5th-AA
  • 2017 Cottbus World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 4th-FX; 7th-PH
  • 2017 Guimaraes International Tournament, Guimaraes, Portugal - 1st-Team; 2nd-FX; 4th-PH
  • 2017 Stuttgart World Cup, Stuttgart, Germany - 7th-AA
  • 2012 USA vs. Canada Junior Team Competition, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-Team
Videos of Allan Bower
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