RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (June 27, 2022) – Paul Bretscher (Huntsville, Ala./Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy) and Trevor Harder (Winston Salem, N.C./Caroline Elite Trampoline Academy) are through to Tuesday’s synchronized trampoline final at the 2022 Pan American Championships. The pair (49.400) advanced in the second spot behind Canada’s Nathan Shuh and Keegan Soehn (50.090).
Harder also secured a spot in the men’s double mini trampoline final. He notched a competition-high 28.100 on his first pass during Monday’s qualification round en route to a combined 50.300. He was outscored on the day only by Brazil’s Lucas Tobias who finished with a cumulative 50.900.
On Sunday, Bretscher and Harder earned the second- and third-reserve spots for the men’s individual trampoline final. Bretscher’s 53.665 just edged Harder’s 53.485 on the opening day of competition at Rio de Janeiro’s Parque Olimpico – Arena Carioca 1. Colombia’s Angel Hernandez Recalde set the pace during qualifications with a 58.830.
The men’s synchro champions will be determined Tuesday at 8:40 a.m. ET with the men’s double mini title up for grabs at 10 a.m. ET. The men’s individual trampoline final will close out the three-day event, beginning at 11:20 a.m. ET.