Andrew Elkind

Birthdate: 9/25/1985
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Colorado Spgs, CO
Club: U.S.O.T.C. Gymnastics
Head Coach: Vitaly Marinitch
Other Coaches: Andriy Stepanchenko

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Personal Information

Years on the National Team: 1
Nickname: Elk
Birthplace: Camden, NJ
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ

High School Graduation Year: 2003
Name of College: Universities of Michigan and Denver
College Graduation Year: 2007
Degree/Major: BA-Economics, MS-Accounting
Year you began gymnastics: 1992
Favorite Event: High Bar
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I excelled at gymboree birthday parties
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I enjoy the mental challenge it provides and showing off my hard work.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make a Pan Am, World, and Olympic team
Names of parents/guardians: Gary and Elizabeth
Names of sibling(s): Sisters Danyelle and Kaitlyn


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Financial Accounting
Hobbies or favorite activities: Researching/learning about investing, new adventures with friends
Favorite music: Madonna, Prince, 80's, Techno, The Spinners
Favorite book(s): Atlas Shrugged
Favorite TV show(s): How I Met Your Mother, House of Lies
Favorite Food: Lobster, soft shell crab

National Competition Results

2012 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 5th-FX; 6th-AA; 8th-VT
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 8th-PB
2011 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-PB, HB; 5th-AA; 7th-FX
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 5th-HB; 10th-AA
2010 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-PB; 3rd-AA, PH, SR
2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 8th-PB(T)
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 6th-PB
2009 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. -
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas -
2008 U.S. Men's Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-PB; 5th-PH; 6th-HB(T); 7th-VT

International Competition Results

2011 Puerto Rico Cup, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 2nd-Team; 4th-HB(T)
2011 Cottbus Challenger Cup, Cottbus, Germany -
2011 Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - 1st-HB; 3rd-Team