Alex Powarzynski

Birthdate: 8/31/1994
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Norman, OK
Club: University of Oklahoma Mens Program
Head Coach: Grigor Chalikyan
Other Coaches: Albert Avchian


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Career Highlights

  • 2017 U.S. vault bronze medalist
  • 2017 NCAA team champion (Oklahoma)

Personal Information

Hometown: Happy Valley, OR

Name of High School: Murrieta Mesa
High School Graduation Year: 2013
Name of College: University of Oklahoma
College Graduation Year: 2018
Degree/Major: Chemical Engineering
Year you began gymnastics: 12
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I had too much energy. My mom's friend, Michele suggested gymnastics and my mom took me when I was six.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The good feeling you get when you get a new skill
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Competing in College
Names of parents/guardians: Kimberly Skaurud...Robert Powarzynski
Names of sibling(s): Madison Powarzynski

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math

National Competition Results

2018 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 3rd-VT; 7th-PB; 10th-AA
2017 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 4th-AA
2017 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-Team
2014 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-HB; 5th-AA, VT; 6th-PH; 7th-PB; 8th-HB (Jr. 17-18)
2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 3rd-PB; 5th-AA; 6th-SR, VT(T) (17-18)
2013 Winter Cup Challenge - Las Vegas, Nev. -
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-HB; 8th-PB; 9th-AA (Jr. 16-18)
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2011 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - (Jr. 14-15)
2010 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Knoxville, Tenn. - 4th-VT (L10 14-15)
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 3rd-PB (Jr., 14-15)
2008 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 2nd-FX; 3rd-SR; 4th-AA

International Competition Results