Tristan Van Natta

Birthdate: 1/4/1996
Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Pendleton, IN
Club: Geist Sports Academy
Head Coach: Amber Van Natta
Other Coaches: Andy Franke

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Career Highlights

  • 2013 World double mini team champion
  • 2013 U.S. double mini silver medalist

Personal Information

Hometown: McCordsville, IN

Name of High School:
Year you began gymnastics: 1998
Favorite Event: double mini and trampoline
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I was an only child and my parents wanted me to have socialization.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Traveling and meeting new friends
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make the World Championships Team
Names of sibling(s): Younger siblings Trinity, Treycia, Trenton and Tarynn. They all compete in trampoline and tumbling.


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Hanging out with friends, origami, cooking
Favorite music: Pop tunes I can dance to
Favorite TV show(s): Who has time for TV? I like the Disney Channel.
Favorite Food: lasagna
Charity Involvement: volunteer at the Southside Pet Adoption Center
Other sports involvement: horseback riding, artistic gymnastics

National Competition Results

2013 Stars & Stripes Cup, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 3rd-DM
2013 U.S. T&T Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 2nd-DM
2013 U.S. Elite Challenge, Frisco, Texas - 3rd-DM; 7th-TR
2011 U.S. Elite Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 5th-DM; 6th-SY; 7th-TR (Jr. Div.)
2011 U.S. Elite Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas - 1st-DM; 6th-SY (Jr. Div.)
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-SY; 8th-TU (Jr. Div.)
2010 U.S. Elite Challenge, Virginia Beach, Va. - 1st-SY; 4th-DM (Jr. Div.)
2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-TR, DM (13-14) (Jr. Div.)
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 4th-DM (Jr. Div.)
2009 U.S. Elite Challenge, Ft. Smith, Ark. - 3rd-DM (Jr. Div.)
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 2nd-DM (Jr. Div.)
2008 U.S. Elite Challenge, Mobile, Ala. - 6th-DM (Jr. Div.)
2007 Junior Olympic National Championships, Memphis, Tenn. - 1st-DM; 4th-TR (Level 10)
2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-DM (Jr. Div.)
2007 Winter Classic, Lubbock, Texas - 2nd-DM; 4th-TR (Jr. Div.)

International Competition Results

2013 World Championships, Sofia, Bulgaria - 1st-DM (Team)
2011 World Age Group Competition, Birmingham, England - 3rd-DM (15-16)
2009 World Age Group Competition, St. Petersburg, Russia - 4th-DM (13-14)
2009 Canada Cup, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada - 2nd-DM (Jr. Div.)
2007 World Age Group Competition, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 2nd-DM (11-12 year old)