Kalon Ludvigson

Birthdate: 3/15/1988
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Pocatello, ID
Club: Team Revolution
Head Coach: Justen Millerbernd


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Career Highlights

  • Won eight straight U.S. tumbling titles (2006-2013)
  • 2012 U.S. double mini bronze medalist
  • Won a tumbling gold medal at a World Cup three times
  • 2011 World double mini team bronze medalist
  • Four-time U.S. double mini champion (2006, 07, 09, 11)
  • Won a tumbling silver medal at a World Cup seven times and a bronze medal twice
  • Member of the 2010 World Championships Team
  • 2009 World double mini team bronze medalist
  • 2008 U.S. double mini silver medalist
  • 2007 World double mini team silver medalist and individual double mini bronze medalist
  • Member of the 2005 World Championships Team

Personal Information

Birthplace: Gunnison, UT USA
Hometown: Pocatello, ID USA
Personal Website: www.kalonludvigson.com
Facebook: Facebook.com/KalonLudvigsonAthlete

Name of High School: Manti High School
High School Graduation Year: 2005
Name of College: Idaho State University
Degree/Major: Pharmacy
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: Tumbling
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I was always jumping around the house and both of my sisters were high school cheerleaders, so my Mom decided to sign me up for a tumbling class to get me involved in sports.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love to go to gym everyday and work hard towards my goals. I also love to travel and have made close friends all over the world.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goals are to keep improving as an athlete, in 2008 & 2011 I set the World Record for DD and I would like to break that record again.
Names of parents/guardians: Curtis and Laurie Ludvigson
Names of sibling(s): Rachel, Katie, and Logan

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: History
Hobbies or favorite activities: Playing tennis
Favorite music: European Techno, Lady GaGa
Favorite book(s): The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
Favorite TV show(s): Project Runway, Will & Grace, Friends and the Simpsons
Favorite Food: Mexican
Charity Involvement: St. Jude Childrens Hospital

National Competition Results

2013 U.S. T&T Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 1st-TU
2013 U.S. Elite Challenge, Frisco, Texas - 1st-TU
2012 U.S. Elite Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 1st-TU; 3rd-DM
2012 Stars & Stripes Cup, Cleveland, Ohio - 1st-TU; 4th-DM
2012 Elite Challenge, Tulsa, Okla. - 1st-TU; 2nd-DM
2011 U.S. Elite Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 1st-DM, TU
2011 U.S. Elite Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas - 1st-TU; 3rd-DM
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-TU
2010 U.S. Elite Challenge, Virginia Beach, Va. - 1st-TU; 2nd-DM
2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 1st-TU, DM
2009 U.S. Elite Challenge, Ft. Smith, Ark. - 1st-TU; 2nd-DM
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-TU; 2nd-DM
2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla. - 1st-TU; 5th-DM
2007 Stars and Stripes Cup, Birmingham, Ala. - 1st-TU, DM
2007 National Championships, Memphis, Tenn. - 1st-TU, DM
2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-TU, DM
2007 Winter Classic, Lubbock, Texas - 1st-TU, DM
2006 U.S. Championships, Schaumburg, Ill. - 1st-TU, DM
2005 U.S. Elite Challenge, Phoenix, Ariz. - 2nd-TU
2005 Winter Classic, Fort Smith, Ark. - 2nd-TU; 3rd-DM; 8th-TR
2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 12th-DM
2004 U.S. Elite Challenge, Birmingham, Ala. - 1st-TU; 2nd-DM
2004 Winter Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 1st-TU, DM
2003 Junior Olympic Championships, Sacramento, Calif. - 1st-TU, DM
2002 Junior Olympic Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-TU, DM
2001 Junior Olympic Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 7th-TU; 11th-DM
1998 J.O. National Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 1st-DM; 3rd-TU
1997 J.O. National Championships, Orlando, Fla. - 3rd-TU
1996 U.S. Championships, Phoenix, Ariz. - 1st-TU

International Competition Results

2013 World Games, Cali, Colombia - USA Boycott
2012 Pan American Championships, Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico - 1st-TU
2012 World Cup, Sofia, Bulgaria - 1st-TU
2011 World Championships, Birmingham, England - 3rd-DM (Team); 5th-TU
2011 Salzgitter World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany - 1st-TU
2011 World Cup, Wuxi City, China - 2nd-TU
2011 World Cup, St. Petersburg, Russia - 3rd-TU
2011 World Cup, Varna, Bulgaria - 2nd-TU
2010 World Championships, Metz, France - 8th-TU
2009 World Championships, St. Petersburg, Russia - 3rd-DM (Team); 6th-TU
2009 World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany - 1st-TU
2009 World Cup, Zielona Gora, Poland - 2nd-TU
2009 World Cup, Ostend, Belgium - 2nd-TU
2008 Pan American Championships, Buenos Airies, Argentina - 1st-TU; 1st-DM
2008 World Cup Final, Togliatti, Russia - 2nd-TU
2008 World Cup, Wroclaw, Poland - 12th-TU
2007 World Championships, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 2nd-Team (DM); 3rd-DM; 4th-TU; 5th-Team (TU)
2007 World Cup, Zielona Gora, Poland - 2nd-TU
2007 World Cup, St. Petersburg, Russia - 2nd-TU, DM
2007 World Cup, Ostend, Belgium - 4th-TU
2007 World Cup, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 2nd-DM; 6th-TU
2007 World Cup, Lake Placid, N.Y. - 3rd-TU
2006 World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany - 15th-TU
2005 World Championships, Eindhoven, Netherlands - 5th-Team; 36th-TU
2005 World Games, Duisburg, Germany - TU (injured)
2005 World Cup, Levallois, France - 10th-TU
2005 World Cup, Sofia, Bulgaria - 4th-TU
2004 Pan American Championships, Tampa, Fla. - 1st-TU, DM
2004 Indo-Pacific Championships, Kelowna, B.C., Canada - 1st-TU; 3rd-DM
2003 World Age Group Games, Hannover, Germany - 6th-TU; 7th-DM
2003 International Winter Classic, Tampa, Fla. - 1st-TU; 9th-DM