INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2019 – Trampoline and tumbling’s 2019 Elite Challenge is headed to the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Fairgrounds Annex May 17-19. The three-day event features competition in trampoline, tumbling, double mini-trampoline and synchronized trampoline for men’s and women’s senior, junior, youth elite, open elite and Level 10.
The competition is a qualifier for the 2019 USA Gymnastics Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Performances in Winston-Salem will also be part of the selection process for several major 2019 international events. Visit Winston-Salem is the event’s local partner.
The defending senior champions for the Elite Challenge are: trampoline – Alyssa Oh of Rocklin, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics, and Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy; tumbling – Kaden Brown of Herriman, Utah/Wasatch Trampoline and Tumbling, and Eliza Floisand of Salt Lake City/Wasatch Trampoline and Tumbling; double mini-trampoline – Tristan Van Natta of Hilliard, Ohio/Integrity Athletics, and Matthew Hawkins of Phoenix/North Valley Gymnastics; and synchronized trampoline –Charlotte Drury of Laguna Niguel, Calif./World Elite Gymnastics, and Oh, and Aliaksei Shostak of Youngsville, La./Trampoline and Tumbling Express, and Gluckstein.
The competition schedule and ticket information will be available closer to the event.
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has already taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its safe sport policies and procedures. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, log on to usagym.org.