Indianapolis – The United States will send 26 athletes, a mix of seasoned international competitors and new faces on the world scene, to the Winterthur Cup sports acrobatics competition in Winterthur, Switzerland, October 4-6, 2002.

USA will face a strong international field, as 11 countries including Russia, Ukraine, Great Britain, France and Germany are expected to compete. The U.S. delegation will consist of two mixed pair teams, two women’s pair teams, and six women’s trio teams.

The following athletes will represent the United States:

Mixed Pairs:
Michael Rodrigues (Livermore, Calif.) and Allyse Sanchez (Livermore, Calif.)
Kristopher Duncan (Elk Grove, Calif.) and Megan Vaughan (Columbia, Calif.)

Women’s Pairs:

Jennifer da Silva (Castro Valley, Calif.) and Linay Mitchell (Livermore, Calif.)
Marie Annonson (Antelope, Calif) and Brittany Horrell (Sacramento, Calif.)

Women’s Trios:

Kassi Duncan (Elk Grove, Calif.), Kim Duncan (Elk Grove, Calif.), and Lindsay Miranda (Sacramento, Calif.)
Kelsey May (Belle Chasse, La.), Devin Shackelford (Buras, La.), and Ravenne Eschette (Belle Chasse, La.)
Kelsey Scott (Luling, La.), Angelle Laurent (Marrero, La.), and Terra Campiso (Marrero, La.)
Marie Nicolo (Livermore, Calif.), Allysha Kidd (Livermore, Calif.) and Carleen da Silva (Castro Valley, Calif.)
Gina Nicolo (Livermore, Calif.), Angela Hatch (Pleasanton, Calif.), and Kelly Topp (Pleasanton, Calif.)
Alanna Weisberg (Elk Grove, Calif.), Lindsey Zupancic (Sacramento, Calif.), and Ashley Gillett (Rio Linda, Calif.)