INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 4, 2020 – Trampoline and tumbling’s 2020 Elite Challenge is headed to the Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham, Ala., April 2-5, 2020. The three-day event features competition in trampoline, tumbling, double mini-trampoline and synchronized trampoline for men’s and women’s Level 10 and elites.
The competition is a qualifier for the 2020 USA Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis, Mo. Performances in Birmingham will also be part of the selection process for several major 2020 international events including the Olympic Games.
The defending senior champions for the Elite Challenge are: trampoline – Nicole Ahsinger of Lafayette, La./T&T Express, and Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy; tumbling — Kaden Brown of Herriman, Utah/Wasatch Trampoline and Tumbling, and Hope Bravo of Waco, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy; double mini-trampoline – Alex Renkert of Columbus, Ohio/Integrity Athletics, and Kayttie Nakamura of Honolulu, Hawaii/Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy; and synchronized trampoline – Gluckstein and Aliaksei Shostak of Youngsville, La./T&T Express, and Ahsinger and Sarah Webster of Lafayette, La./T&T Express.