Joshua Karnes
Birthdate: 7/6/2004
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 8 (11-12)
Current Residence: Erie, PA
Club: Lakettes Gymnastic Academy
Head Coach: Jacob Marks
About Joshua Karnes
Birthplace: Erie, PA
Hometown: Erie, PA
Year in School: 6th
High School Graduation Year: 2022
Year you began gymnastics: 2008
Favorite Event: Pommel
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My sister was a team gymnast, so my mother put me in a class to keep me busy.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling you get from accomplishing a new skill.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To represent the US in the Olympics
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: James & Monica
Names of sibling(s): Tony, Nick & Abby
Family members in sports: Abby is a gymnast
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math & Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Basketball, Football & bike riding
Favorite music: Dubstep
Favorite book(s): Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Favorite movie(s): Comedies
Favorite TV show(s): American Ninja Warrior
Favorite Food: Cucumbers & Watermelon
National Competition Results
  • 2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Fla. - 1st-AA (JE L8 Age 12)
  • 2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-AA, FX, SR, VT, PB, HB; 6th-PH (L8 JE 11)
  • 2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 1st-SR, HB; 2nd-AA; 5th-PH (L8 JE 11)
International Competition Results
  • 2017 International Junior Team Cup, Berlin, Germany - 1st-AA, VT, HB; 2nd-Team, FX, PH (Under 14)
Videos of Joshua Karnes
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