Level 10 (17-18)
University of Oklahoma Mens Program
Irina Bendassova and Sasha Artemev
Denver, CO United States
Arvada, CO United States
Name of High School:
Wheat Ridge High School
High School Graduation Year:
Name of College:
University of Oklahoma
College Graduation Year:
Year you began gymnastics:
How did you get involved in gymnastics:
My parents put me in gymnastics when I was 5 because they wanted me to have more body awareness. It became the sport that I love and my whole life revolves around it.
Favorite thing about gymnastics:
My favorite thing about gymnastics is the feel you get when you make a new skill or even improve one.
What are your goals for gymnastics?:
I want to compete from a NCAA team and I want to win All-American on Pommel and High Bar.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse:
Neil and Sonja Christiansen
Names of sibling(s):
Family members in sports:
Carson is also a gymnast
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Skiing, biking, hiking, and boating.
Favorite music: EDM, House, and Rock.
Favorite book(s): To Kill A Mockingbird
Favorite movie(s): Ford vs. Ferrari
Favorite TV show(s): Naruto, Formula 1, and Rick & Morty
Favorite Food: Sushi
Charity Involvement: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Other sports involvement: N/A
Men's Development Program National Championships, Mesa, Ariz. -
1st-HB; 3rd-PH; 6th-AA, SR(T); 7th-VT(T) (JE L10 19)
Winter Cup, Frisco, Texas -
7th-HB (Jr. Div.)
Elite Team Cup, Frisco, Texas -
Men's Development Program National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. -
3rd-HB (JE L10 17)