Christopher Ford

Birthdate: 6/26/1985
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Haymarket, VA
Club: GMS Gymnastics Institute
Head Coach: Sergio Galvez


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Career Highlights

Chris is the son of Walter and Margaret Ford. He has an older sister, Amy, and an older brother, Jason.
Personal Information

Nickname: Chris
Hometown: Haymarket, VA

Name of College: George Mason University
Degree/Major: Exercise science
Year you began gymnastics: 1997
Favorite Event: Tumbling
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I went to a friend's birthday party.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Hanging out with friends from around the country.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To medal at a world competition.
Names of parents/guardians: Walter and Margaret Ford
Names of sibling(s): Older siblings, Amy and Jason

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: kinesiology
Hobbies or favorite activities: Watching movies with friends
Favorite music: Maroon 5 and New Found Glory
Favorite book(s): Harry Potter series
Favorite TV show(s): Bones, Law & Order: SVU

National Competition Results

2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 4th-TU
2008 U.S. Elite Challenge, Mobile, Ala. - 1st-TU
2008 U.S. Elite Challenge, Mobile, Ala. - 1st-TU
2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla. - 2nd-TU
2007 National Championships, Memphis, Tenn. - 3rd-TU
2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 3rd-TU
2006 U.S. Championships, Schaumburg, Ill. - 6th-TU
2006 U.S. Elite Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU
2005 U.S. Championships, Houston, Texas - 2nd-TU
2005 U.S. Elite Challenge, Phoenix, Ariz. - 3rd-TU
2005 Winter Classic, Fort Smith, Ark. - 1st-TU
2003 U.S. Championships, Sacramento, Calif. - 2nd-TU
2003 Winter Classic, Tampa, Fla. - 3rd-TU
2002 Carolina Classic, Greensboro, N.C. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
2002 U.S. Championships, Cleveland, Ohio - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
2002 Elite Challenge, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-TU (Jr. Div.)
2002 Circle of Stars, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
2001 U.S. Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
2000 U.S. Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2007 World Championships, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 5th-Team (TU)
2007 World Cup, St. Petersburg, Russia -
2005 World Championships, Eindhoven, Netherlands - 5th-Team (TU); 11th-TU
2005 World Cup, Levallois, France - 7th-TU
2005 World Cup, Ghent, Belgium - 7th-TU
2003 World Championships, Hannover, Germany -
2003 Canada Cup, Oakville, Canada - 2nd-TU
2002 World Cup, Greensboro, N.C. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
2002 Canadian Youth Cup, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
2001 World Age Group Games, Odense, Denmark - 9th-TU