Kara Eaker

Birthdate: 11/7/2002
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Grain Valley, MO
Club: Great American Gymn. Express
Head Coach: Al Fong
Other Coaches: Armine Barutayn


Career Highlights

  • 2019 World team champion. Advanced to the balance beam final
  • 2019 U.S. balance beam silver medalist
  • 2019 Pan American Games team & balance beam champion and floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2018 World team champion. Also advanced to the balance beam final
  • 2018 U.S. balance beam silver medalist

Personal Information

Birthplace: Jianxi, China
Hometown: Grain Valley, MO China
Facebook: Facebook.com/karaeaker02@gmail.com

Name of High School: Grain Valley High School
High School Graduation Year: 2021
Year you began gymnastics: 2005
Favorite Event: Balance Beam
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I started doing parent-tot classes to run off energy and because I was so flexible. After starting, I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to be in the gym every day.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: My favorite things about gymnastics are learning new skills and accomplishing my goals.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goals are to make national team again, make the 2019 Worlds team again, and earn a spot on the 2020 Olympic team.
Names of parents/guardians: Mark Eaker and Katherine Eaker
Names of sibling(s): Katrina, Aron, and Sara
Family members in sports: Sara and Dad


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math and Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: sewing, cooking, robotics, reading, drawing, and CAD engineering

National Competition Results

2019 World Team Selection Camp, Sarasota, Fla. - 3rd-AA
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 2nd-BB; 10th-AA
2019 GK U.S. Classic, Louisville, Ky. - 1st-BB; 4th-AA, FX
2018 World Team Selection Camp, Sarasota, Fla. - 6th-AA
2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Boston, Mass. - 2nd-BB; 5th-FX; 7th-AA
2018 GK U.S. Classic, Columbus, Ohio - 5th-BB
2018 American Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah - 1st-BB; 2nd-FX; 4th-AA
2017 P&G Championships, Anaheim, Calif. - 1st-BB; 3rd-AA; 4th-FX; 5th-UB (Jr. Div.)
2017 U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-BB; 5th-AA(T); 7th-FX(T) (Jr. Div.)
2017 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 10th-AA (Jr. C)
2016 Women's Junior Olympic National Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-BB (Jr. A)

International Competition Results

2019 World Championships, Stuttgart, Germany - 1st-Team; 4th-BB
2019 Pan American Games, Lima, Peru - 1st-Team, BB; 2nd-FX; 4th-AA
2019 Gymnix International, Montreal, Canada - 1st-Team, AA, BB; 5th-UB
2018 World Championships, Doha, Qatar - 1st-Team; 6th-BB
2018 Senior Pan American Championships, Lima, Peru - 1st-Team, BB; 3rd-FX


Videos of Kara Eaker

2019 World Selection Camp Floor Exercise
2019 World Selection Camp Balance Beam
2019 World Selection Camp Uneven Bars
2019 World Selection Camp Vault
2019 U.S. Championships Day 2 Vault
2019 U.S. Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2019 U.S. Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2019 U.S. Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2019 U.S. Championships Day 1 Vault
2019 U.S. Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2019 U.S. Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2019 U.S. Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2019 GK U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2019 GK U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2019 GK U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2019 GK U.S. Classic Vault
2018 World Championships Balance Beam Final
2018 World Championships Team Final BB
2018 World Championships Qual. BB
2018 World Team Selection Camp FX
2018 World Team Selection Camp BB
2018 World Team Selection Camp UB
2018 World Team Selection Camp VT
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2018 U.S. Championships Day 2 Vault
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Vault
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2018 U.S. Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2018 GK U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2018 GK U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2018 GK U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2018 GK U.S. Classic Vault
2017 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2017 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2017 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2017 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2017 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2017 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2017 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2017 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2017 U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2017 U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2017 U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2017 U.S. Classic Vault