Kara Eaker
Birthdate: 11/7/2002
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Grain Valley, MO
Club: Great American Gymn. Express
Head Coach: Al Fong
Other Coaches: Armine Barutayn
Career Highlights
  • 2018 World team champion. Also advanced to the balance beam final
  • 2018 U.S. balance beam silver medalist
About Kara Eaker
Birthplace: Jianxi, China
Hometown: Grain Valley, MO China
Facebook: Facebook.com/karaeaker02@gmail.com
Instagram: Instagram.com/_karaeaker
Year in School: Freshman
Name of High School: Mark Eaker
High School Graduation Year: 2021
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I started doing parent-tot classes to run off energy and because I was so flexible. After starting, I liked it so much that I wanted to continue into the competitive side.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My favorite things about gymnastics is learning new skills and accomplishing set goals.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goals for gymnastics are to make national team again and to earn an assignment.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Mark Eaker and Katherine Eaker
Names of sibling(s): Katrina, Aron, and Sara
Family members in sports: Sara and Dad
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: sewing, cooking, robotics, reading, drawing, and CAD designing
National Competition Results
  • 2018 World Team Selection Camp, Sarasota, Fla. - 6th-AA
  • 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. - 2nd-BB; 5th-FX; 7th-AA
  • 2018 GK U.S. Classic, Columbus, Ohio - 5th-BB
  • 2018 American Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 1st-BB; 2nd-FX; 4th-AA
  • 2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 1st-BB; 3rd-AA; 4th-FX; 5th-UB (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-BB; 5th-AA(T); 7th-FX(T) (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 10th-AA (Jr. C)
  • 2016 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-BB (Jr. A)
International Competition Results
  • 2018 World Championships, Doha, Qatar - 1st-Team; 6th-BB
  • 2018 Senior Pan American Championships, Lima, Peru - 1st-Team, BB; 3rd-FX
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