Shane Wiskus

Birthdate: 10/1/1998
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Minneapolis, MN
Club: U.S.O.P.T.C. Gymnastics
Head Coach: Kostya Kolesnikov
Other Coaches: Mike Burns, Jordan Valdez

Career Highlights

  • 2021 U.S. parallel bars silver medalist
  • 2021 NCAA still rings & parallel bars champion and all-around, floor exercise & high bar silver medalist (Minnesota)
  • 2021 Nissen-Emery Award winner
  • 2021 Winter Cup floor exercise champion, parallel bars & high bar silver medalist, and still rings & vault bronze medalist
  • 2020 Winter Cup all-around & vault silver medalist
  • Member of the 2019 World Championships Team
  • 2019 U.S. vault champion and parallel bars bronze medalist
  • 2019 NCAA parallel bars champion and all-around silver medalist (Minnesota)
  • 2018 NCAA team & all-around silver medalist (Minnesota)
  • 2018 Winter Cup floor exercise silver medalist

Personal Information

Nickname: shane
Birthplace: Waconia, MN
Hometown: Spring Park, MN
Twitter: @Shanewiskus1001
Facebook: Wiskus

Name of High School: Mound Westonka
High School Graduation Year: 2017
Name of College: University of Minnesota
College Graduation Year: 2021
Degree/Major: Business Marketing
Year you began gymnastics: 2002
Favorite Event: High Bar
How did you get involved in gymnastics: Parents started me in classes at 3. Started competing at 7. Loved is so much I didn't want to stop.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Competitions
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Make it to the Olympics in 2020
Names of parents/guardians: Tammy and Mike Wiskus
Names of sibling(s): Annabelle, Dani, Andrew
Family members in sports: Annabelle (currently) Others are married

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Anything but math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Boating, Playing Guitar, Making Coffee
Favorite music: Hip hop, EDM, Indie
Favorite book(s): The Little Train That Could
Favorite movie(s): Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood
Favorite TV show(s): Ozark
Favorite Food: Burrito Bowls
Other sports involvement: Past (hockey, soccer, baseball)

National Competition Results

2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-PB; 4th-FX; 6th-SR; 9th-AA
2021 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 1st-SR, PB; 2nd-AA, FX, HB; 5th-Team; 8th-PH(T)
2021 Winter Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-FX; 2nd-PB, HB; 3rd-SR(T), VT(T); 4th-AA
2020 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-AA, VT(T); 7th-HB; 8th-FX
2019 World Team Selection Camp, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 3rd-AA
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 1st-VT; 3rd-PB; 4th-AA; 5th-FX, HB; 8th-SR
2019 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Champaign, Ill. - 1st-PB; 2nd-AA; 6th-VT
2019 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. - 7th-HB
2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-Team, AA; 4th-SR(T); 7th-HB(T)
2018 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-FX(T); 4th-HB; 5th-PB; 6th-SR; 9th-AA
2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. -
2017 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-AA
2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Fla. - 1st-AA (JE 18-19)
2017 Elite Team Cup, Newark, N.J. - 2nd-AA; 8th-Team
2017 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 7th-VT; 8th-PB(T)
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 1st-AA, FX, VT, PB, HB; 2nd-PH, SR (15-16)
2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-AA, SR; 2nd-HB; 3rd-PB; 6th-PH; 7th-FX(T) (L10 JE 16)
2016 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-SR; 2nd-AA, FX; 3rd-PB; 4th-VT (Jr. 15-16)
2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 2nd-FX, SR, PB; 3rd-AA, HB; 4th-VT (15)
2015 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. -
2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 4th-FX; 8th-HB(T) (Jr. 15-16)
2014 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 2nd-PB; 3rd-SR; 4th-HB (L9, 14)
2013 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Portland, Ore. - 4th-PB; 6th-AA (13-14)
2012 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 4th-PB; 5th-SR; 6th-VT; 7th-AA (12-13)

International Competition Results

2020 Friendship and Solidarity Friendly Competition, Tokyo, Japan - 2nd-Team
2020 American Cup, Milwaukee, Wis. - 4th-AA
2019 World Championships, Stuttgart, Germany - 4th-Team
2017 University of Calgary International Cup, Calgary, Canada - 1st-AA, PB(T); 2nd-Team, FX; 3rd-SR, VT, HB(T)
2016 International Junior Team Cup, Berlin, Germany - 3rd-AA
2016 RD761 International Junior Team Cup, Katy, Texas - 3rd-Team; 4th-FX(T), HB; 7th-PB
2015 Olympic Hopes Cup, Liberic, Czech Republic - 3rd Team, 3rd-AA