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rn[p[]JffiTI~ McDonald's American Cup Returns To Washington, D.C. Area efending Senior National Champion Jennifer Sey will team up with 1986 McDonald's American Cup Champion Kristie Phillips as gymnasts from 22 countries collide in the annual event when it returns to Fairfax, Virginia, March 7-8. Also competing with Sey, who hails from Allentown, Pennsylvania, and the Parkettes Gym, will be her teammate Hope Spivey. Rounding out the foursome is Phillips' teammate fmm Karolyi's Gymnastics, Phoebe Mills. Recently, Mills won the all-


1986 National Champion, Jennifer Sey

around title in the McDonald's Classic: USA vs. China in Hawaii (see coverage in this issue). For the men, two of 1984 Olympians, Tim Daggett and Scott Johnson, will try to recapture the title lost last year to the Soviet Union's Alexsei Tikhonkih. American Brian Ginsberg, the third member of the team, was edged from the top spot when Tikhonkih came through with a 9.95 high bar routine in the last event.

Tickets for the McDonald's American Cup are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 1-800448-9009 or 703-432-0200. Tickets can be purchased at the Patriot Center on the campus of George Mason University for Saturday, March 7 ($8.50 and $10.50), and Sunday, March 8 ($11.00 and $13.00). Two-day packages are available for $13.50 and $17 .50. VISA, MasterCard, American Express and CHOICE are accepted. After this celebrated event, the gymnasts will travel to Norfolk, Virginia, for the 1987 McDonald's International Mixed Pairs. This unique contest will be March 12, in the SCOPE arena. Tickets for this event are available at the SCOPE box office and all E-Z TIXS locations by calling 804441-2161. Group discounts for both competitions are available and $2 discount coupons are available at area McDonald's restaurants.

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USGF Official Gymnastics Safety Manual Official manual for USGF Safety Certifica tion Program - Designed to raise the level of safety awareness in the entire industry.





Includes chapters on: The Need for Safety; Legal Responsibility of Instructor; Accident Prevention


A Must For Every Serious Gymnastics Professional To order either th e Gymnastics or Trampoline Safety Manuals, se nd check or money ord er to: USGF Me rcha ndi si ng P.O. Box 5562 In dianapo lis, India na 46255-5562 #6001 USGF Safety manual (quant.) _ _ x $16.45


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USA Gymnastics - January/February 1987  

USA Gymnastics - January/February 1987