Joshua Dixon

Birthdate: 11/23/1989
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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Career Highlights

  • 2014 Winter Cup Challenge vault bronze medalist
  • 2009 and 2011 NCAA Team champion (Stanford)
  • 2011 Winter Cup Challenge floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2010 U.S. floor exercise champion
  • 2010 NCAA Team silver medalist and vault bronze medalist
  • 2008 NCAA Team silver medalist and high bar bronze medalist

  • Personal Information

    Nickname: Dixon/ Dixsonian
    Birthplace: Mountain View, CA
    Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
    Twitter: @JoshNDixon
    Facebook: Facebook.com/josh.dixon.92

    Name of High School: Willow Glen HS
    High School Graduation Year: 2007
    Name of College: Stanford University
    College Graduation Year: 2011
    Degree/Major: Science Technology & Society
    Year you began gymnastics: 1996
    Favorite Event: HB FX
    How did you get involved in gymnastics: Both of my older sisters were involved with the sport and I couldn't resist the urge to try some stuff in the backyard. Then came enrollment in early team classes and things just progressed from ther
    Favorite thing about gymnastics: Being able to show what I've been working so hard for
    What are your goals for gymnastics?: World Team, Pan Am Team, Olympic Team
    Names of parents/guardians: Michael and Kathy
    Names of sibling(s): Kira and Mikka


    Interests Outside the Gym

    Favorite school subject: Sports Medicine
    Hobbies or favorite activities: Volleyball, Tennis, relaxing, being a normal student/athlete, and just hanging out with friends
    Favorite music: Eceletic. Most definitely soulful sounding
    Favorite book(s): Angels and Demons, Rafa, The Price of Politics,
    Favorite movie(s): Goodwill Hunting, Miracle, Sister Act, Wall Street, Dispicable Me
    Favorite TV show(s): Modern Family, House, Lost, Master Chef
    Favorite Food: Japanese, Italian, anything really. Foodie!
    Charity Involvement: Athlete Ally, GoAthletes, Boys and Girls Club
    Other sports involvement: Tennis crazed!

    National Competition Results

    2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-VT; 4th-HB; 7th-AA
    2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 6th-FX, HB; 10th-AA
    2013 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-HB; 5th-AA; 7th-SR(T)
    2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-HB
    2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 7th-HB
    2012 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-FX, HB(T); 2nd-AA; 8th-SR
    2011 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-Team; 4th-FX; 8th-AA
    2011 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-FX; 6th-AA, VT
    2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-FX
    2010 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-FX(T); 10th-AA
    2010 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 2nd-Team; 3rd-VT; 8th-HB
    2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
    2009 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-FX; 10th-AA
    2009 NCAA Men's Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 1st-Team
    2009 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
    2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas -
    2008 U.S. Men's Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 3rd-FX; 5th-VT(T)
    2008 NCAA Men's Championships, Stanford, Calif. - 2nd-Team; 3rd-HB; 7th-FX, VT
    2008 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 6th-FX
    2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-FX, VT; 5th-AA; 6th-HB (Jr. 16-18)
    2007 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 6th-AA, HB
    2007 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
    2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 1st-FX(T), VT; 2nd-AA, HB; 3rd-PH (Jr. Div.)
    2006 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 11th-AA
    2005 Visa Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 12th-AA
    2005 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Houston, Texas - 2nd-FX; 7th-AA; 8th-HB
    2004 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, San Diego, Calif. - 2nd-FX; 6th-HB; 12th-AA
    2003 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Savannah, Ga. - 1st-FX; 2nd-HB; 6th-VT; 10th-AA
    2002 Future Stars Championships, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-AA

    International Competition Results

    2014 Cottbus World Cup, Cottbus, Germany - 5th-HB
    2013 Mexican Open, Acapulco, Mexico - 5th-AA
    2012 Memorial Joaquim Blume, Barcelona, Spain - 6th-FX; 4th-VT; 1st-HB; 5th-AA