Cleveland – USA Gymnastics and ChevronTexaco today announced the Team Chevron Bonus, a cash prize available to any Team Chevron member who finishes first, second or third in the men’s all-around competition of the 2002 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, taking place August 7-10, at Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

“Chevron is excited to offer this extra reward for our team members to further support their quest to become Olympic and World Champions,” said Randall Walker, Chevron Brand Manager.
All Team Chevron members are eligible for the Team Chevron Bonus which will award $7,500 for first place, $5,000 for second place and $2,500 for third place in the men’s all-around competition, which takes place Friday, August 9, at 7:00 p.m. Additionally, if a Team Chevron member wins the all-around competition, their coach will also be awarded $5,000.
Team members include:
Jason Furr, Team Chevron Houston
Sanjuan Jones, Team Chevron USOTC
Morgan Hamm, Team Chevron Swiss Turners
Paul Hamm, Team Chevron Swiss Turners
Jason Gatson, Team Chevron USOTC
Steve McCain, Team Chevron USOTC
Brett McClure, Team Chevron USOTC
Todd Thornton, Team Chevron Houston
Sean Townsend, Team Chevron Houston
Guard Young, Team Chevron Oklahoma
Blaine Wilson, Team Chevron Ohio State
In addition to the possible Team Chevron Bonus, all Team Chevron members receive base funding throughout the year from Chevron, a partner of the USA Gymnastics men’s team since 1999 (formerly as Texaco). The goal of the Team Chevron program is to aid the development of the U.S. men’s national team by providing resources necessary to train at a world-class level.

2002 U.S. Gymnastics Championships

The 2002 U.S. Gymnastics Championships will crown national champions in both all-around and individual event finals for artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline & tumbling. The competition will name the 2002-2003 Senior and Junior National Teams who will represent the U.S. in international competition throughout the year. The Championships also serve as a qualifier to the 2002 Artistic Individual World Championships, which are November 20-24, in Debrecen, Hungary.