Kristin Allen

Birthdate: 7/10/1992
Program: Acrobatic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: LIvermore, CA
Head Coach: Marie Annonson


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Career Highlights

  • 2010 World champion in mixed pair with Michael Rodrigues
  • Four time National Champion (2003-04, 2008, 2010)
  • 2009 U.S. Athletes of the Year with Michael Rodrigues
  • 2009 U.S. Acro Sportperson of the Year
  • 2009 World Games (Taiwan) gold medalists
  • 2008 World silver medalist in mixed pair with Michael Rodrigues
  • 2008 Glen Sundby Award winner for outstanding performance by a pair or group

Personal Information

Hometown: Livermore, CA

Name of High School:
Year you began gymnastics: 2001
Favorite Event: Combined routine!
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My best friend in elementary school did acro. I tried out and fell in love. With the sport. Not her.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love, love, love to compete!
What are your goals for gymnastics?: WORLD CHAMPIONS!
Names of parents/guardians: Karen Sprague-MomTim Allen-Dad
Names of sibling(s): Kyle Allen-Brother
Family members in sports: Brother, Kyle, also in acro

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: English, Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Art, biking, kayaking, dancing, rock climbing. I love San Francisco and exploring new places.
Favorite music: Chester French
Favorite book(s): Oriental Painting
Favorite TV show(s): So You Think You Can Dance
Favorite Food: Zucchini

National Competition Results

2010 National Championships, Kississimme, Fla. - 1st-AA, DY, BL
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-AA
2008 National Championships & J.O. Nationals, Des Moines, Iowa - 1st-AA, DY, BL
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-DY; 2nd-AA, BL
2007 Junior Olympic National Championships, Palm Springs, Calif. - 2nd-AA, DY, BL
2006 National Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 3rd-AA
2004 National Championships, Palm Springs, Calif. - 1st-AA
2003 National Championships, Jacksonville, Fla. - 1st-AA

International Competition Results

2010 World Championships, Wroclaw, Poland - 1st-AA
2009 World Games, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - 1st-AA
2009 Freedom Cup, St. Paul, Minn. - 1st-AA, BL; 3rd-DY
2009 Acro Cup, Albershausen, Germany - 1st-DY; 2nd-AA, BL
2008 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships, Glasgow, Scotland - 2nd-AA
2007 Freedom Cup, Palm Springs, Calif. - 1st-AA, DY, BL
2006 British Open Tournament, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain - 2nd-AA
2006 Flanders International Acro Cup, Puurs, Belgium - 1st-AA