Sam Chiacchia

Birthdate: 3/17/1996
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, CO
Club: High Country Gymnastics Academy
Head Coach: Tex Womack

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Personal Information

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Name of High School: Air Academy High School
Year you began gymnastics: 2004
Favorite Event: I love both trampoline and double mini
How did you get involved in gymnastics: Attended a one week rec class and was hooked
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The thrill of competing and the feeling I get when I hit a challenging routine
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Make the National Team and medal at World Championships


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Skiing, tennis, wakeboarding, hanging out with friends

National Competition Results

2014 Kalon Ludvigson Invitational, Salt Lake City, Utah - 3rd-TR
2012 U.S. Elite Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 3rd-TR, DM; 4th-SY (Jr. Div.)
2012 Stars & Stripes Cup, Cleveland, Ohio - 5th-SY (Jr. Div.)
2012 Elite Challenge, Tulsa, Okla. - 2nd-SY (Jr. Div.)
2011 U.S. Elite Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 2nd-SY; 5th-TR (Jr. Div.)
2011 U.S. Elite Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas - 1st-SY; 2nd-DM; 7th-TR (Jr. Div.)
2011 Winter Classic, Houston, Texas - 2nd-SY; 3rd-TR (Jr. Div.)
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 6th-SY; 7th-TR (Jr. Div.)
2010 Junior Olympic National Championships, Virginia Beach, Va. - 2nd-TU (13-14)
2010 U.S. Elite Challenge, Virginia Beach, Va. - 6th-SY; 7th-TR (Jr. Div.)
2010 Fairland Classic, Laurel, Md. - 1st-TU; 2nd-TR (13-14); 5th-DM (Jr.)
2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TR, DM (13-14)
2009 Junior Olympic National Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-TR; 3rd-DM (13-14)
2009 U.S. Elite Challenge, Ft. Smith, Ark. - 2nd-TR; 9th-DM (13-14)
2009 Winter Classic, Birmingham, Ala. - 1st-DM (13-14)
2008 J.O. Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 1st-DM; 3rd-TR, TU (11-12)
2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla. - (11-12)
2007 Junior Olympic National Championships, Memphis, Tenn. - 1st-DM; 2nd-TU; 3rd-TR (11-12)
2006 U.S. Championships, Schaumburg, Ill. - 2nd-DM; 3rd-TR; 4th-TU (9-10)
2005 U.S. Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-DM; 5th-TR, TU (9-10)
2004 Junior Olympic Championships, Tampa, Fla. - 2nd-TR (7-8)

International Competition Results

2012 Frivolten Cup, Herrljunga, Sweden - 2nd-TR (Jr. Div.)
2011 World Age Group Competition, Birmingham, England - 5th-SY(T) (17-18)
2011 Canada Cup, Alberta, Canada - 1st-SY; 3rd-DM; 6th-TR (Jr. Div.)
2010 World Age Group Competition, Metz, France - 3rd-SY (13-14)
2010 Pan American Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 1st-TU; 2nd-TR, DM; 3rd-SY (13-14)
2009 World Age Group Competition, St. Petersburg, Russia - 5th-DM (13-14)