© John Cheng

BOSTON, Aug.20, 2018 – Two-time World silver medalist Jade Carey of Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays, is one of five women named to the U.S. Women’s Team that will compete in the Senior Pan American Championships, Sept. 14-16, in Lima Peru. The championships serves as the qualification process for the 2019 Pan American Games, which will also be held in Lima, Peru.

Senior Pan American Championships Team
Jade Carey, Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays
Kara Eaker, Grain Valley, Missouri/ Great American Gymnastics Express
Shilese Jones, Westerville, Ohio/Future Gymnastics Academy
Grace McCallum, Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters
Trinity Thomas, York, Pennsylvania/Prestige
Alternate: Alyona Shchennikova, Evergreen, Colo./5280 Gymnastics

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