INDIANAPOLIS, March 16, 2011 – World Cup gold-medalists Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif., are two of the nine members of the U.S. Trampoline Team set to compete in the 2011 Flower Cup, March 19, in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. More than 325 gymnasts are expected to take part in the one-day trampoline event.
The men competing for the USA are: Michael Devine of Winnebago, Ill./J&J Tumbling and Trampoline; Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Head over Heels; Neil Gulati of Laguna Beach, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics; Sean Kennedy of Middletown, N.H./Head over Heels; Dooley, who trains at World Elite; and Steve Gluckstein, the reigning U.S. trampoline champion who trains at Head over Heels.
The U.S. women competing in the Flower Cup are: Dakota Earnest of Plains, Texas/Acrospirits; Savannah Vinsant of Lafayette, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express; and Alaina Williams of Norman, Okla./Acrospirits, who is the current U.S. trampoline champion.
Preliminaries begin at 9:30 a.m. CET for the men, and 2:30 p.m. CET for the women. Finals are set for 7:30 p.m. CET. Please note: CET is five hours ahead of Eastern Time. For more information, go to http://flowercup.nl/.