Asher Hong

Birthdate: 3/23/2004
Program: Men's Artistic
Level: Level 10 (17-18)
Current Residence: Tomball, TX
Club: Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Head Coach: Tom Meadows
Other Coaches: Igor Vernyi

Personal Information

Birthplace: Plano, TX
Hometown: Tomball, TX

High School Graduation Year: 2022
Year you began gymnastics: 2009
Favorite Event: Pommel Horse
How did you get involved in gymnastics: Climbing door frames like Spiderman at age 3
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Representing the USA at the Olympics and winning gold
Names of parents/guardians: Rick and Karen Hong
Names of sibling(s): Xander, Kiefer
Family members in sports: Both brothers are in gymnastics

Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math and Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Table Tennis, Billiards
Favorite book(s): The Hobbit, Call of the Wild
Favorite movie(s): Shawshank Redemption, Spiderman Far From Home, Green Mile, Usual Suspects, Avengers Endgame, MI Series
Favorite TV show(s): X-Files (I want to believe), Monk, LHOTP
Favorite Food: Steak, Brisket, Burgers, Dim Sum
Other sports involvement: I can't. I have gymnastics. :)

National Competition Results

2021 Winter Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-AA, FX, PH, SR, PB; 6th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2021 Elite Team Cup, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-Team
2020 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 2nd-AA 2nd-PH; 3rd-SR; 4th-VT(T), HB; 5th-PB (Jr. Div.)
2020 Elite Team Cup, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-Team
2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 2nd-PB; 3rd-AA, PH; 4th-SR(T); 5th-HB; 6th-FX; 7th-VT(T) (15-16)
2019 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Reno, Nev. - 1st-AA, PH, SR, HB; 2nd-FX, PB; 3rd-VT (JE L10 Age 15)
2018 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-AA, SR, PB; 2nd-PH; 7th-FX(T), HB(T) (Jr. Div.)
2017 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Kissimmee, Fla. - 1st-AA, FX(T), PH, SR; 2nd-PB; 3rd-HB; 8th-VT(T) (JE L9 Age 13)
2016 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-PH; 2nd-AA, FX, HB; 3rd-SR, VT(T); 4th-PB (L8 JE 11)
2015 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 1st-AA, PH; 2nd-FX, SR, PB; 7th-HB (L8 JE 11)

International Competition Results

2020 RD761 Gymnastics Invitational, Katy, Texas - 2nd-Team; 3rd-HB; 8th-PB
2018 Pacific Rim Championships, Medellin, Colombia - 1st-Team, PH; 2nd-AA, FX; 3rd-SR, PB (Jr. Div.)
2018 RD761 International Junior Team Cup, Katy, Texas - 3rd-Team; 6th-FX
2017 International Junior Team Cup, Berlin, Germany - 1st-SR, PB; 2nd-Team (Under 14)