Ryan Ward

Birthdate: 11/13/1989
Program: Acrobatic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Riverside, CA
Club: Realis Gymnastics Academy
Head Coach: Youri Vorobyev


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Personal Information

Nickname: RyRY
Hometown: Corona, CA

Name of High School: Centennial High
Degree/Major: none
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: Balance
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I enjoyed watching it on TV, so my mom signed me up for a class at Junior Elite Gymnastics.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The amount of work that it takes, and after all the hard work, all of the accomplishments that are achieved.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: to compete at Worlds and take the gold medal
Names of parents/guardians: Deborah and Zane
Names of sibling(s): Scott Corgan, 2-19-84. The most awesome, kind and inspirational person ever.

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Family activities
Favorite TV show(s): Who's Line Is It Anyway
Favorite Food: Mexican
Charity Involvement: Helping the elderly
Other sports involvement: None

National Competition Results

2013 U.S. Acrobatic Championships, Louisville, Ky. - 1st-AA, BL, DY (MXP)
2013 Acro Cup, Kearney, Mo. - 2nd-AA (MXP)
2011 National Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-BL, DY; 2nd-AA (MXP)
2011 Acro Cup, Huntsville, Texas - 2nd-AA (MXP)
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 1st-AA (MXP)
2006 National Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 1st-AA (Jr. Div.)
2005 National Championships, Louisville, Ky. - 2nd-AA, DY, BL (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2014 Maia World Cup, Maia, Portugal - 1st-AA (MXP)
2013 Pat Wade Classic, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain - 2nd-AA (MXP)
2013 World Cup, Sofia, Bulgaria - 1st-AA (MXP)
2011 Flanders International Acro Cup, Puurs, Belgium - 4th-AA (MXP)
2010 Vassily Machuga International Tournament, Krasnodar, Russia - 1st-AA (MXP)
2009 Freedom Cup, St. Paul, Minn. - 1st-AA, DY, BL (MXP)
2005 Freedom Cup, Landover, Md. - 1st-AA