Joshua Karnes

Birthdate: 7/6/2004
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (15-16)
Current Residence: Erie, PA
Club: Lakettes Gymnastic Academy
Head Coach: Jacob Marks


Personal Information

Birthplace: Erie, PA
Hometown: Erie, PA

Name of High School: Erie High School
High School Graduation Year: 2022
Year you began gymnastics: 2008
Favorite Event: Pommel
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My sister was a team gymnast, so my mother put me in a class to keep me busy.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling you get from accomplishing a new skill.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To represent the US in the Olympics.
Names of parents/guardians: James & Monica
Names of sibling(s): Tony, Nick & Abby
Family members in sports: Abby was a gymnast


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math & Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Basketball, Football & video games
Favorite music: Dubstep and Rap
Favorite movie(s): Comedies
Favorite TV show(s): American Ninja Warrior and The Office
Favorite Food: Shrimp Alfredo, Steak, Ham, Cucumbers & Watermelon

National Competition Results

2019 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - (Jr. Div.)
2018 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Oklahoma City, Okla. - 1st-AA, FX, VT, HB; 2nd-PH; 3rd-SR, PB(T) (JE L9 Age 13)
2018 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - (Jr. Div.)
2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Fla. - 1st-AA (JE L8 Age 12)
2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-AA, FX, SR, VT, PB, HB; 6th-PH (L8 JE 11)
2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 1st-SR, HB; 2nd-AA; 5th-PH (L8 JE 11)

International Competition Results

2019 RD761 International Junior Team Cup, Katy, Texas - 2nd-Team; 4th-PH; 5th-AA, PB
2018 RD761 International Junior Team Cup, Katy, Texas -
2017 International Junior Team Cup, Berlin, Germany - 1st-AA, VT, HB; 2nd-Team, FX, PH (Under 14)