SALT LAKE CITY, March 16, 2013 – More than 600 Trampoline & Tumbling athletes competed at the 2013 Kalon Ludvigson Invitational in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 15-16. The competition featured athletes from six different countries, including the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, South Africa and Poland.
Kalon Ludvigson of Pocatello, Idaho/Team Revolution, won the men’s tumbling title. Ludvigson finished ahead of Vincent Lavoie of Canada and Austin Nacey of Braidwood, Ill./ TwistStars Tumbling and Trampoline.
Nacey won the senior men’s double-mini gold medal over American Ryan Roberts of Ramona, Calif./So Cal TT, and Ryan Sheehan of Canada.
In women’s senior double mini-trampoline, Sonia Shah of Indianapolis/Scamp’s Gymnastics, finished second behind Bianca Zoonekynd from South Africa. Zoonekynd won silver medals at the 2010 and 2011 World Championships. Hannah McKnight of Great Britain was third.
Great Britain’s Rachael Letsche, the 2012 European Champion, won the women’s tumbling title over Zoonekynd.