Allan Bower

Birthdate: 3/7/1995
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (17-18)
Current Residence: Mesa, AZ
Club: University of Oklahoma Men's Program
Head Coach: Chris Sommer

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Career Highlights

  • 2014 NCAA team silver medalist (Oklahoma)
  • 2014 Winter Cup Challenge pommel horse bronze medalist

  • Personal Information

    Years on the National Team: 1
    Birthplace: Lincoln, NE
    Hometown: Chandler, AZ

    Name of High School: Basha High School
    High School Graduation Year: 2013
    Year you began gymnastics: 1997
    Favorite Event: High Bar
    How did you get involved in gymnastics: My parents started me in gymnastics when I was 2 years old. My mother was a gymnastics coach.
    Favorite thing about gymnastics: the hard work that gymnastics requires, the friends you make,how it makes you feel
    What are your goals for gymnastics?: continue to make the NationalTeam every year, Earn a scholarship for college in gymnastics.
    Names of parents/guardians: My parents-David and Jane BowerMy mother is a gymnastics coach, and my father works for Arizona State University as a Health Educator.
    Names of sibling(s): Sister- AllisonBrother- Alex
    Family members in sports: My mother was a gymnast for the University of Nebraska. She was the 1990 Big 8 All-Around Champion.Sister, Allison (14 yrs old)i s a level 10 gymnast.My brother (11 yrs old) is a level 9 gymnast.


    Interests Outside the Gym

    Favorite school subject: Math
    Hobbies or favorite activities: working on the computer
    Favorite Food: steak, ice cream

    National Competition Results

    2014 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Ann Arbor, Mich. - 2nd-Team
    2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 3rd-PH
    2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-PB(T); 3rd-PH; 7th-AA,SR (Jr. 17-18)
    2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 4th-SR; 6th-AA (17-18)
    2013 Winter Cup Challenge - Las Vegas, Nev. -
    2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 3rd-PH; 6th-AA(T); 7th-PB; 8th-FX(T), VT (Jr. 16-18)
    2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
    2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 5th-PH; 7th-AA(T), FX, PB; 8th-HB (Jr. 14-15)
    2011 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 6th-HB; 7th-PH; 9th-AA (L10 14-15)
    2009 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st-AA, PB; 2nd-VT(T); 3rd-PH; 6th-HB; 7th-FX (L9 12-13)
    2008 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-PB(T); 2nd-AA; 3rd-FX; 6th-HB (L9 12-13)
    2007 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 2nd-PB; 10th-AA (L9 12-13)
    2006 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-PB (L9 12-13)

    International Competition Results

    2012 USA vs. Canada Junior Team Competition, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-Team