INDIANAPOLIS, May 29, 2012 – Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./ETA, and Savannah Vinsant of Lafayette, La./T&T Express, the current trampoline Olympic selection leaders, are among the seven U.S. trampoline athletes who will compete at the 2012 Taiyuan World Cup in Taiyuan City, China, June 2-3.
Joining Gluckstein and Vinsant are Michael Devine of Winnebago, Ill./J and J Tumbling and Trampoline; Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite; Dakota Earnest of Plains, Texas/Acrospirits; Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./ETA, who is the reigning U.S. champion; and Alaina Williams of Norman, Okla./Acrospirits.
In the synchronized competition, three pairs are expected to compete: Devine and J. Gluckstein, Dooley and S. Gluckstein and Earnest and Williams.
The team is coached by Will Green and Shawn Kempton and is accompanied by athletic trainer Debra VanHorn. The United States’ Tatiana Kovaleva will serve as a judge during the competition.