Chris Cameron

Birthdate: 1/16/1989
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Gainsville, FL
Club: U.S.O.T.C. Gymnastics
Head Coach: Vitaly Marinitch

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Career Highlights

  • Member of the 2010 World Championships Team.
  • 2010 NCAA all-around and team champion with the University of Michigan.

Personal Information

Hometown: Gainesville, FL

Name of College: University of Michigan
Degree/Major: BGS
Year you began gymnastics: 1997
Favorite Event: Pommel horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents had me try different sports. I was a kid who was always climbing and jumping off of furniture. Gymnastics was natural for me.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Winning
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Reaching my full potential
Names of parents/guardians: Susanne Heckman
Names of sibling(s): Brothers Carl & Matthew, sister Sarah


Interests Outside the Gym

Hobbies or favorite activities: Relaxing
Favorite music: Rock
Favorite book(s): The Illiad
Favorite TV show(s): Sportscenter
Favorite Food: Protein

National Competition Results

2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 5th-SR
2011 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-PH; 2nd-AA; 3rd-FX, SR(T)
2011 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 5th-Team
2011 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-PH; 5th-SR
2010 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-Team, AA; 4th-SR; 7th-PB(T)
2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-FX, PH; 3rd-AA, PB; 8th-SR
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 3rd-FX
2009 NCAA Men's Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 2nd-Team; 4th-FX; 6th-PH; 9th-PB; 10th-SR
2009 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 4th-PB, SR; 7th-FX; 9th-AA
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - (Jr. Div., 16-18 year old)
2007 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 6th-PH (Jr. Div., 14-15 year old)
2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 1st-PH; 2nd-AA, FX; 6th-SR (Jr. Div., 16-18 year old) (Jr. Div.)
2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-PB; 8th-AA (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2010 World Championships, Rotterdam, Netherlands - 4th-Team
2010 Japan Cup, Tokyo, Japan - 3rd-Team; 9th-AA
2010 Pacific Rim Championships, Melbourne, Australia - 1st-Team, PH; 2nd-FX; 4th-AA, PB; 8th-SR
2005 Mexican International Invitational, Cancun, Mexico - 1st-FX; 4th-AA