Zeke Dayton
Birthdate: 7/19/2003
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Junior
Current Residence: Salt Lake City, UT
Club: Wasatch Trampoline & Tumbling
Head Coach: Becky Walker
Other Coaches: Shawn Pilkerton, Kara Duffin
About Zeke Dayton
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, UT
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Instagram: Instagram.com/@zekedayton
Year in School: Freshman
Name of High School: Highland High School
High School Graduation Year: 2021
Year you began gymnastics: 2012
Favorite Event: Tumbling
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I've always liked to flip. I asked my mom to put me in gymnastics but she said "no" and put me in hip-hop dance instead. My friend at dance told me about T&T and my mom finally agreed to sign me up when she caught me doing flips off the roof.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Being able to travel to new places.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To win a medal at world championships
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Kat & Alan Dayton (mom and dad)
Names of sibling(s): Oscar (10) Gus (7)
Family members in sports: Both of my brothers swim competitively
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: I enjoy chemistry and humanities
Hobbies or favorite activities: I've been skiing since I was 4 and I love it. I also really like to skateboard and swim. And I travel a lot with my family.
Favorite music: Pop music and classic rock
Favorite book(s): I have loved Harry Potter since I was young
Favorite movie(s): Rushmore, Logan, Babydriver, Alien Franchise
Favorite TV show(s): Breaking Bad
Favorite Food: A nice 8 oz filet mignon cooked medium rare
Charity Involvement: I do service to my community through scouting
National Competition Results
  • 2018 Winter Classic, Battle Creek, Mich. - 4th-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1st-TU (Youth 13-14)
  • 2017 Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-TU (Youth 13-14)
  • 2017 Winter Classic, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-TU (Youth 13-14)
  • 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships, Providence, R.I. - 3rd-TU (Youth)
  • 2016 Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-TU (Youth)
  • 2015 USA Gymnastics Championships, Greensboro, N. Carol. - 1st-TU (Lvl. 10 11-12)
  • 2015 Elite Challenge ,Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-TU (Lvl. 10 11-12)
International Competition Results
  • 2017 World Age Group Competition, Sofia, Bulgaria - 3rd-TU (13-14)
Videos of Zeke Dayton
  • 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