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CHAIR: Ron Froehlich; PRESIDEIIT: Bob Color05Si; VICE CHAIR WOMEN: Tom KolI; VICE CHAIR MEN: TIm DoggeH; VICE CHAIR RHYTHMIC: Andreu Schmid; VICE CHAIR TRAMPOUN~ Paul Parillo; SECRETARY: Gory Ander;on; TREASURER: Bob Wood; FIG EXECUTIVE COMMITTE~ Joy Ashmore, Ron Froehlich. AG WOMEN'S TECHNICAL COMMmEE: Jackie Fie; FIG MEN'S TECHNiCAl COMMmEE: George Beckstead; FIG TRAMPOUNE & TUMBUNG TECHNICAL COMMITTE~ Pat Henderson; AT LARGE MEMBERS: Peter Vidmar, S"",n True; ATHlETE DIREGORS: Chari Knight-Hunter, John Roethlisberger, Von.... Vander Pluym, Karl Heger. USOC ATHlETE DIREGOR: Oominick Minicuco.

USA GYMNASTICS BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR: Ron Froehlich; PRESIDEIIT: Bob Colarossi; PRESIDEIIT EMERffiJS: Sandy Knopp, Mike Donahue; TREASURER: Bob Wood; PUBUC SEGOR: BmHybI, Bob Wood; AMATEUR ATHlfIIC UNION: Mike Stonner. AMERICAN SOKOL ORGANIZAnON: Jerr{ Milan; AMERICAN TURNERS: Jerry Jacquin; COllEGE GYMNASTICS ASSOCIAnON-MEN: Francis Allen; NAnONAl ASSOCIAnON OF COllEGIATE COACHESWOMEN: Mike Jocki; NAnONAl ASSOCIAnON FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORT: Marilyn Strawbridge; NAnONAl ASSOCIAnON OF WOMEN'SGYMNASTICS JUDGES: Carole Ide; NAnONAl COLlIGIATE ATHlfIIC ASSOClAnON-MEN: Doug Von Everen; NAnONAl FEDERAnON OF STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIAnONS: Susan True; NAnONAl GYMNASTICS JUDGES ASSOCIAnON-MEN: Butch Zunich; NAnONAl HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS COACHES ASSOCIAnON: John Brinkworth; U.s. ASSOCIAnON OF INOEPENOEIIT GYMNASTICS nUBS: Paul Spadaro; U.S. ElITE COACHES ASSOCIAnON-MEN: Fred Turoll; U.S. ElITE COACHES ASSOCIAnON-WOMEN: David Holcumb, Tony Gehman; U.S. MEN'S GYMNASTICS COACHES ASSOCIAnON: Marc Yancey; U.S_RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS COACHES ASSOCIAnON: Suzie DiTullio; YOUNG MEN'S CHRISIlAN ASSOCIAnON OF THE USA: Casey Koenig; NAnONAl COllEGIATE ATHlfnC ASSOClAnON-WOMEN: Marie Robbins; NAnONAl MEMBERSHIP DIREGORS MEN: Mike BuntS, Abie Gross/old; RHYTHMIC: Andreu Schmid, Michelle Lorson; WOMEN: Kelli Hill, Kathy Ostberg; TRAMPOUN~ Shoun Kempton, Marsha Weiss; ATHlETE DIREGORS: Vanessa Vander Pluym, choir; lar~sa Fontaine, vice choir. Joir lynch, secretory; Dominick Minicucd, USOC Athlete Rep.; Mihoi Bogiu, Brooke Bushnell, Chari Knight Hunter, Amondo Borden, Karl Heger, Christie Hoyes, John Roethlisberger. ASSOCIATE D1REGORS: JEWISH COMMUNITY CEIlTERS, Lori Katz; SPECIAl OLYMPICS, Kate Faber-Hickie; U.s. COMPEnnVE AEROBICS FEDERAnON, Howard Schwartz; U.S. SPORTS ACROBAnCS FEDERATION, Bonnie Davidson. Unless expressly idenhlied

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THE SCHWIKERT SISTERS USA National Champion and Olympian Tasha Schwikert and her sister Jordan, who is also on the USA Women's National Gymnastics Team, train in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Gymcats. Read about their similarities and differences!

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PACIFIC ALLIANCE The U.S. earned a total of 48 medals at the Pacific Alliance Championships in men's, women's and rhythmic gymnastics. All three disciplines won both the junior and senior team titles. Plus Tasha Schwikert and Paul Hamm grabbed the allaround titles for the seniors and Hollie Vise and Lisa Wang earned the junior all-around titles.

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JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS WOMEN The Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships took place in Landover, Md., May 3-5.

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JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS MEN San Diego 2002 was an exceptional experience for the Junior Olympic Men's National Championships.

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WOMEN'S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS The 2002 NCAA National Championships was held April 1820 at the University of Alabama. The host Crimson TIde took full advantage of the home arena to secure its fourth NCAA team title. Olympian and UCLA gymnast Jamie Dantzscher became the 2002 NCAA all-around champion followed by Alabama's Andree' Pickens and Utah's Theresa Kulikowski.

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LISA WANG WINS AT PACIFIC ALLIANCE Lisa Wang began rhythmic gymnastics just four years ago and she's already earned the all-around title at the 2001 Rhythmic Championships in the junior division and recently took first all-around and first in every event at the Pacific Alliance Championships!

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JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS RHYTHMIC Rhythmic J.O. National Championships took place May 3-5 in Houston, Texas.

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USA Gymnastics continues to work diligently in preparation for upcoming events on the road to the 2004 Olympic Games. The following report highlights the many activities happening at the national office and ways that you can get involved.

International Success 1 am very proud of our recent success in the international arena throughout all five disciplines. First of all, congratulations to the men's, women's and rhythmic teams that represented the United States at the 2002 Senior Pacific Alliance Championships. We won a total of 48 medals including six of six possible team gold medals and four of six all-around medals. Additionally, the U.S. women's team earned seven medals, including the team and all-around gold, at the Puerto Rico Cup in San Juan. These are incredible accomplishments that make a strong international statement as to the current status of our programs.

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I'm pleased to report that the U.S. group earned the silver medal in the ribbon competition at the Tournament of I1iana in Sofia, Bulgaria, in their first international competition as a group. The team also finished fifth all-around and fourth in Rope & Ball against such countries as Bulgaria, Greece, Japan, Brazil, Spain and Canada. As you receive this issue, they will be competing in New Orleans at the Rhythmic World Championships, the fust time the event has ever been hosted on U.S. soil. The group trains at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center and I commend them for their work ethic over the past several months. If you are unable to attend the event, make sure to catch it live on HDNet, which is Channel 199 if you have DIRECTY.

2002 U.S. Championships and Congress By now your plans should be set to attend the 2002 U.S. Championships and Congress next month in Cleveland. Few lower bowl seats remain at the Gund Arena for artistic competition, so call Ticketmaster at 216-241-2121 or log on to ticketmaster.com to reserve your seats. Competition will be exciting across the board as all disciplines will be represented.

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Another strong Congress line-up is in place and I trust you'll make the most of this educational experience. If you didn't pre-register, you are still welcome to walk up to the Cleveland Convention Center to register upon arrival. Be sure to take advantage of all the city of Cleveland has to offer while enjoying as much gymnastics as possible at both the Gund Arena and Public Hall.

2003 World Gymnastics Championships The kickoff for the 2003 World Gymnastics Championships is taking place August 22 at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim. The celebration will include many of our sport's greatest celebrities and will serve as the public ticket launch for the event. Log on to usa-gymnastics.org for more information.

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oturday morning is the best time to find Tasha and Jordan Schwikert at home - it's their one day away from the gym and school. On this Saturday, the sisters are preparing a birthday lunch for their mother, Joy and her twin sister, Jill. They have three hours to prepare. Jordon is getting impatient with Tasha and wonts her older sister off the phone and focused on the details. Tasha figures they have plenty of time to whip up the refried beans, rice, guacamole and tostados. Tasha takes a minute to tell her little sister to chill out. Jordan's main concern is the preparation; she wants time to get it right. But, Tasha gets a thrill from the pressure of performing when it matters. Tasha tells Jordan not to worry. The tale of the tostados tells their story-they may share clothes and friends but Tasha and Jordan Schwikert do not approach life or gymnastics in the same fashion . Their coach at Gymcats in Las Vegas, Cassie Rice says, "Tasha has never had a lack of confidence in her entire life. Jordan is better at the day-to-day grind at the gym ." Tasha knows her confidence at performance time is her greatest strength, "Every time I compete, a little light bulb goes on in my head. I could have the worst warm up but then I get this adrenaline rush and I feel confident. I don 't hear anyone when I'm competing ." Well, she did hear that one person, who yelled "I love you Tasha" just before her beam dismount at the Visa American Cup, but Tasha kept her cool, performed a clean dismount and became the 2002 Champion . Fittingly, 17-year-old Tasha entered the international gymnastics scene with dramatic flair at the 2000 Olympics when she replaced the injured Morgan White . She was in the unenviable position of starting for the team but her confidence never faltered at her first world-class event. Her scores helped Team USA finish fourth. In just two years, Tasha has gone from the alternate to Olympic veteran, the National Champion and a World Team Bronze Medallist. And yes, she likes it.

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When you have a teammate with confidence and credentials it can be a blessing . But how does that work when that teammate is your big sister? Fifteen-year-old Jordan explains, "Some people ask me a lot of questions about her and I don't mind , but if she wasn't an Olympian, would they still come up to me? I don't think of her any differently than I did before. I'm not rude to her but I don't bow down to her because she's an Olympian ." While she respects her sister's gymnastics, Jordan knows she will not be a clone of Tasha, "I love the competitions, I love the challenge but I'm opposite of Tasha . I don't naturally do well. I have to train well first or I'll fall allover the place and not compete welL" Tasha and Jordan competed together as seniors for the first time this past March at the American Classic. They cheered for one another during their routines but there wasn't much pre-meet talking or connecting, "We act more like teammates than sisters at meets,' says Tasha, 'because it wouldn 't be a great atmosphere, it would be too personal. . .too soft, we've got to be ready to compete ." Jordan agrees, "We wish each other luck but I get sort of nervous. I don't want to talk and don't want anyone to talk to me. I keep focused. " Whatever their formula, it worked . Tasha won the American Classic and Jordan placed third. The one-three Schwikert placement was attention getting but Jordan didn't think it was quite up to her standard , "I was happy with my performance but I could have done better. " Now, some little sisters might have been content with that placement but not Jordan . In August, Jordan will compete in her first Nationals as senior and Tasha will have the opportunity to defend her title-it's a chance for both gymnasts to make a statement. "Tasha hates losing and Jordan is very competitive." Cassie Rice says, "They are both used to being on top," But the sisters don't think it will ever be very competitive between the two of them . "I'm happy that Jordan and I both picked gymnastics because it brings us


closer when we are having bad days, but I don't think we'll ever be THAT competitive," Tasha says. ·We understand it's you against the equipment. You do yours and I'll do mine: If the Schwikerts both make a World Championships or Olympic Games team, they will be the first set of sisters on a U.S. team since Doris and Ingeborg Fuchs in 1956.

home between school and gym. "We don't discuss gymnastics at home. There's no special treatment for #1 in the nation here," Joy says. And maybe that is what keeps the sisters so level headed because at the gym Cassie Rice treats them the same way, "they are regular teenagers who realize they are making a sacrifice giving up their weekend time .. .. but we keep them grounded here. I still expect them to take out the trash ." •

like most siblings, the Schwikerts don't always have twentyfour hour patience with one another. A long day in the gym, difficulty with a new skill and one wrong look from your sister and that's it. Cassie Rice has coached both athletes for 10 years and knows all their behaviors-Tasha calls Rice her "second mother." Cassie describes them with a laugh, "They both can get into moods and the funny part is when one of them is doing some 'undesirable behavior' the other one will be the first to notice, 'why is she acting like that? Sometimes they have to be separated." Even when delegated to their separate corners, the sisters respect one another a great deal. Tasha is proud of her sister and really likes Jordan's beam, "Her mount is the coolest thing. I like her aggression and the way she attacks the skills." Jordan faced a bit of a challenge working on her floor routine. According to Rice, "Jordan wants to be the opposite of her sister. Jordan didn't want to show off her floor as much as Tasha." Jordan explains, "1 have a different personality than Tasha. Her floor is really cool, the first pass is amazing and everybody gets into it. But I have a different personality, she's outgoing and I'm focused on my tumbling pass, sometimes I forget to show off the dance. I'm working on it." Their mother Joy enjoys the fact that both her daughters are doing so well. "Jordan knows how good Tasha is and will give her credit but Jordan's work ethics are better than Tasha's so Tasha better watch out! Tasha doesn't want Jordan beating her." It is a very real possibility that one day; the sisters could be in a battle for the National title. But as Mom points out, "Everyone can't be number one." Tasha and Jordan like spending their free time at the mall shopping. Clothes are a big item-Jordan says she picks them out and then Tasha wants them too, they recently saw "Spiderman" together, but neither one of them reads much, "we both hate books," Jordan says. They don't share a bedroom but Jordan hangs in Tasha 's room where they'll discuss all the little details about competitions . Tasha drives them around in her navy blue Sebring, "Tasha wanted a Jetta but fully loaded it was too expensive. I found the Sebring on the internet, " Jordan says and adds the best part of having an older sister is getting driven around . They both attend Centennial High school, Tasha is a junior and Jordan a sophomore. They tried home schooling but missed the social life and being in class. like most gymnasts, they have a long day-waking at 5:00 a.m ., attending classes for five hours and training six hours. Their parents work the night shift as dealers at Caesar's Palace so they see Joy and Warren when they stop " • A

• I' • • A • I' • C. J U l Y / AUG U S T 2002

17


The Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships took place in Landover, Md. at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex, May 3-5. Many thanks to the host club, Rebounders Gymnastics Center, for hosting such a fabulous competition. Congratulations to Region 1 and Region 8, who tied as overall team champions! Also, congratulations to the top four in the all-around in each age division who qualified to the 2002 Junior Olympic National Team and are invited to attend a training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in August!

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Great Amer. Gym. Exp.

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Junior 0 Vault L .AlJg!'lI.i3.I/jEl!~€~ .............gyP!~~.~~.e"'y.... .........~ ,~?!i.. L )l!liEl..QA.yr:JE..... . 1'I~ls~deG.yl1l.~a.stiClJ .... 9.400 2 ...t5?ri.r:!..'I\I1,l.'r1! ................ AJs~.~n.cgn .. 9.400 ?... 9.!lIl1!IIE3..P.rirTlQl!~.............~~nl~.~yrn.n. •..A.Ci!.~ ................9:~QQ.. L .. ~tiEl.Gri.ffi~. . Cla~sic~itX§Yrnn, ... . ~c4QQ 8 . :r.~ffilrJY. . !v1.LJrTY........ . Orla~do~elrg§y.11l 9.375 8 Ei3~E:JI1I"ILJrTlr1!(JE ...............~~o.en.ix..QYrn.~ ..~t:a.d ... ...... ..... 9}!!i 8 E:ll1ily 'p'(Ji3c:;Qc;;~ .............~.oulh..~e.xa.s.§~..... .. .. .. ... ~}?Q .. ~IJc:;ri.tii3..!9i3.rri3 .... ......~'Oul~..~~xas..§A... ..... 9.350 .... ~h.l~ig~.. gla.r:~.:IS<3<lJT1Ely ...NelY..E.n.gland.. §Yfl! .~.. ..... 9}?Q ... }(J§ic;i3!v1iy'?gi . ~i~[i§y.rnn ~Ci!d ........................... ~.-.3.?Q Junior 0 Bars .L...Ei3i[.(JrJ. l"lLJrTl.r1!t'lf._.......~h.9!l.~i. ~.~yrn~c.A.Ci!~ .......... ~c~?Q . 1...... §?Il1i30.tQEl..9?r:t!'l~...... .H~~h. S.tars :.~~. .... ..... ........~:.~!iQ 3 .t<i3itli.rl.. f1!lr.D§9rl .....Nla.nti.cGy.fI!~.T!n.g ... ..... ... g.3.?5... ~..... Nli:3Q0.$~l!!l! ......................AirlJ.~~n.eQy"'-~~~.liClJ . ...... ....... ~•.??!i. t. J.LJli(J .QA.yr:JE I'I~ts.ide~y"'-nasti~ . ..... .....~}QQ 5 .~ri.rJ'I\Il,l'r1! .. ....... I\J§X~~cg~... 9.300 7 E:ll1iIY F.'(Ji3c;Qc;;~ ..........~~u.lhJexas..G..A..... . ... ..... ~.• ~tit'lGri.ffi~~ lassic~iIY~Ynln .. ... .... ....... 9..?!:iQ 8 f1<:iQ!lrJr1!'lPr:JrTY .... §rll<ll.A.nlerG.yfl!~p .. ~ .??!i 8 Beth Bronson No. FL Gymnaslics 9.225

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Senior BAli-Around 1 Kiara Redmond

Gliders

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2 _$1Jl.ilf1f1E'l. 1::l1J!

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JU LY/AUGUST 2002

Gliders

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USA

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~!590 .

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9.550 9.525

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Senior BTeam 1 13Elgiqn S 187.625 ~.... 8.egi()n 1.......................... .18.6.825 3 l3Elgi()n 2.... ... .. .. ... ... .1 ?5~00

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10 I)cltif311fl9CE'l~

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9.575

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2 . LJflcl§iElyE!r.LJc;~

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... ........ 9 .~!59 9.525

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Senior C Beam 1

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Cleveland, OH

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USA GYMNASTlCS NATIONAL CONGRESS

Cleveland, OH

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NATIONALS (00) Cleveland, OH

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AUGUST 15- 19

J.O. NA110NAL TEAM TRAINING CAMP (W) Colo. Springs, CO

AUGUST 16- 18 FIG WORlD cUP {IR/TU) Edmonton, Canada

AUGUST 23-25 FIG WORLD CUP {IR/TU) Greensboro, NC

AUGUST 24

NATIONAL GYMNASTlCS DAY

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Sept. 28 (M) 4:30-6:00 p.m. ET

REESE'S GYMNASTICS CUP October 5 Seattle, WA

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FALL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE/BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING TBD

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Greensboro, NC

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DANIELLE ROSE

JEN YEV COLEMAN

MANSFIELD, OHIO

EAGLE RIVER, ALASKA

ELITE PERFORMANCE BOYS GYMNASTICS TEAM

Danielle, 7 competed for her first time th~ year as a level 4. She won the 2002 North Ohio State AlI·Around title with a scare of 36.05. She also placed second on beam (9.15) and second an vault (9.225). She's been doing gymnastics for one year and practices more than 10 hours per week.

Jen Yev Coleman, 7, is the levelS Alaska State Champ in on~ her fourth meet. She placed first on bars, beam and floor and took second on vault. In January she hod the honor of going to Juneau, Alaska to watch her coaches, who are also her parents, Dan and Jana, participate as Torch Bearers in the 2002 Salt lake Crty Olympic Gomes. She trains at Arete Academy of Gymnastics.

POCATELLO, IDAHO The Class VI EI~e Performance Boys Gymnastics Team won the first place team award at their State Meet. Top Ito r: Kyle Wh~e, 1st all·mound; Christian Chandler, Mark Parry, 6th all·around; Morgan Robinson, 2nd all·around. BaHam Ito r: Dave Szelmeaka, 1st all· around and coach Dave Evans.

AMELIA MALONE MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA Amelio Malone ~ 8 years old and a levelS gymnost at Terry and Dan's Beach Team in Myrtle Beach. Amelia placed first on beam, second on bars, second on floor and first oll·around at her State Meet with a score of 35.275. She's coached by lauren Vernon, Mike Court and Shannon Wrightsman.

KELLY KLEMMER

CARISSA SANTORA

HAMILTON, NEW JERSEY

NEW JERSEY

Kelly, 8, won the !Bvel4 AII·Around title in the 8·11 year old age group at the Super Stars Spectacular meet wh a score of 36.475. She placed first on floor (9.10), third on vault (9.15), fourth on bars (9.0), and fifth on beam (9.225). Her level 4 team won le{ond place. Kelly trains at s<hafer's Gymnostics and ~ coached by Vassili and Tamara I. and Jonathon s<hafer.

Carisso ~ a level 8 gymnast at Perfect Balance Gymnastics in Mays landing. She toak first all·around with a 37.675 at State meet and also took second on vault (9.175), third on beam (9.45), third on floor (9.60) and fourth on bars (9.45). My coaches are Tom Waddel (left) and llio Haffenburg (right).

KlAN DAVENPORT AND WESTON CROWE LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI

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Kian and Weston, both 8, took first and second all·mound in the Class 7 2002 M~uri State Championships, wh scores of 56.15 (Kian, left) and 55.5 (Weston, right). They are coached by Wal~ Meierarend and Rob Kel~ at Great American Gymnostics in Blue Springs, Mo.

to be included in FACES Itt the GYM? Send a pnoto anda porograpn of informonon to: USA Gymnasffcs, Pan American PIOIO, 201S. Capitol Ave., Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN46225. Photos mn be black and white or color. Sorry; pharos mnnot be rewmed. We'll select a few entries for publimffon in the magazine each issue. Hurry and send yourenl1y tudoy. We're all waiting to meet you!

SARAH BUSCHMANN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Sarah, 9, is a !Bvel6 gymnost at O~mpiad EII~ville. Sarah took first on bars and beam and second on floar and vault at the !Bvel6 State Meet. She also toak first all·around ~ a score of 37.125. Sarah was the !Bvel5 State Champion lost year. She's coached by Maranda Sparkman and Amy Riley. USA

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M1AWlNS NCAA TITLE

The 2002 NCAA National Championships were held April 18-20 at the University of Alabama's Coleman Coliseum . As host team, the Crimson Tide took full advantage of the home arena, boisterous fans, and consistent gymnastics to secure its fourth NCAA team title. Last year, the Alabama squad competed at the national meet minus their top allarounder, Andree Pickens, who was lost to a season-ending Achilles tendon i nj ury just five days prior to the competition. The result was a fourthplace finish. This season, with Pickens back in the lineup and the championships being held on their home floor, it looked promisi ng for the Alabama squad-but disaster struck again . In the warm-ups prior to the preliminary session, Alabama senior all-

arounder Reagan Tomasek suffered ankle injuries while vaulting and had to be scratched from the lineup. For the second year in a row, the Tide would compete short-handed at nationals. But this time, it would not be enough to keep 'Bama from securing the coveted title. Despite the loss of a top allarounder and a tough field of competitors, the Tide started strong and remained that way, hitting 48 of 48 routines in the two sessions to bag the title. Defending national champion UCLA came to this year's final touted by many as the favorite, but perhaps a little suspect, as the Bruins had lost two of last year's top all-arounde rs-Mohini Bhardwaj to graduation and Kristin Maloney to injury. Last season's second-place team,

Georgia, also sported significant losses of key personnel from last yea r's lineup and labo red under significant injury problems during the regular season . While last year's No. 1 and No . 2 teams appeared to have weaker lineups, Alabama, Utah, Nebraska, and Michigan all looked to be bringing stronger squads. And to boot, the improving programs at LSU, Florida, Stanford, and Oregon State, along with the surprisingly strong emergence this season of Arizona and Minnesota, this year's nationals had all the ear-markings of a "Battle Royale."

PRELIMINARY SESSIONS In the first of two preliminary sessions, Utah (196.775), Georgia (196.650) and Nebraska (196 .575) advanced to the Super Six final over Michigan (196.175), LSU (195.850) and Arizona (195 .850). Michigan had to count a fall on bars in rotation one, and this miscue proved costly as the Wolverines failed to make it into the Super Six final for only the second time in the last nine seasons. In the second preliminary session Alabama (197.300), UCLA (197.100), and Stanford (196.050) qualified to the final round over Minnesota (195.700), Florida (195.675) and Oregon State (192.925). The Stanford Cardinal qualified to the NCAA Super Six session for the first time ever.

SUPER SIX In the first rotation, UCLA opened with an earLy lead (49 .375) on bars, featuring scores of 9.90 from Jamie Dantzscher and Yvonne Tousek. Georgia foLLowed closely with a 49.250 team total on vauLt. Utah finished with a 49.125 on floor, and the Nebraska Corn huskers hit six for six on beam but posted onLy a 48.750 for their effort as the judges on all events seemed to start the Super Six session cautiously. ~ University of Alabama secured its fourth NCAA team

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In rotation two, Alabama made its first appearance. When the Tide's first competitor received a score of 9.75, the partisan Alabama crowd roa red its disapproval. What followed were big floor scores as the Crimson Tide gave the judges little to be critical of and were well rewarded for their performances. At the end of the session the Tide had racked up 49.425 and an early edge on the field. The UCLA Bruins managed a 49.150 on the beam which would ultimately stand as its lowest total on any event. Utah vaulted to a 49.175, and Stanford recorded a 48.925 on bars. In rotation III Alabama senior Andree Pickens nailed a dazzling Yurchenko layout full, and sophomore teammate Jeana Rice also landed a Yurchenko layout full for a 9.90. Alabama kept the pressure on with a 49.325 team vault score. Georgia answered with a 49.325 of its own on bars with 9.90s from Chelsa Byrd, and Cory Fritzinger. Paced by an exquisite floor exe rcise (9.90) from sophomore Richelle Simpson (beautiful layout double back, front full-front lay, and ending with a front half through to a piked double back), Nebraska managed a respectable 49.175. Meanwhile,

Andree Pickens named winner of the Honda Award as the top woman collegiate athlete in her sport.

Stanford went six for six on the rail, featuring a 9.925 performance from sophomore Lise Leveille (front on to an immediate cat leap, back handspring, layout, layout, wolf 3/4 and a double back dismount) for a team beam score of 49.00. At the mid-point in the meet Alabama had opened a slim lead over a very tight field : Alabama-98.750, Georgia-98.575, UCLA-98.525, Utah98.300, with Nebraska and Stanford tied at 97 .925 each. Georgia was the top producing team in Rotation IV, achieving 49.375 points for solid beam work, capped by Cory Fritzinger (back handspring, back handspring, two-foot layout/front handspring-back gainer layout, and a double-full dismount) fo r a 9.95 . UCLA's remarkable floor performances, featuring a stunning 9.95 effort from eventual floor co-champion Jamie Dantzscher, only rated a 49.3 from the judging corps. Utah's bars set (49.300) was highlighted by a 9.95 from junior Theresa Kulikowski (beautiful uprise to handstand with a half, giant full to piked Jaeger, uprise to handstand full, Tkatchev, giant half to toe-on flyaway half off) and 9.9s from senior Shannon Bowles (uprise to handstand with a full turn , giant full to Tkatchev, giant full to tucked double back off) and sophomore Veronique Leclerc (hop full, Tkatchev, nailed layout double back dismount). Neb raska stayed close to the pack with a 49.075 vault effort. As the fifth rotation began, the Crimson Tide held a slight lead. The Tide responded to the pressure admi rably with a 49.45 on the bars, highlighted by a 9.95 performance from Pickens (Hindorf, high Tkatchev and a nailed full in dismount) and a score of 9.90 from Tiffany Byrd. UCLA closed out its bid for USA

a third consecutive national title with a 49.325 on the vault, featuring a 9.95 from Dantzscher (Yurchenko layout 1 1/ 2) and a 9.925 from Onnie Willis (Yurchenko layout 11/2)' The Bruins, wit h 197.150, had the top score after five rotations. Utah closed the gap on the Bruins with a 49.35 on the beam, behind a pair of 9.95s from both Shannon Bowles (front on, back handspring, layout, back handspring, pike jump full, double full dismount) and Kulikowski (press to handstand mount, back handspring, back handspring , layout, front aerial, switch leg leap-stag ring leap, cartwheel-layout gainer full off the side dismount). The Utes, however, ended the competition two tenths behind the Bruins at 196.950. As the final rotation began , Alabama was still in the driver's seat. To win the NCAA 2002 title the Crimson Tide needed two things: a minimum of 48.975 to overtake the Bruins, and to not be outscored by Georgia (by .25). Their prospects appeared promising , but they were finishing on beam, and the scenario of closing out the national championship on beam has been the undoing of many contenders in years past. The Tide proved up to the challenge, however, hitting six for six routines without so much as a wobble. In fact, by the time continued on page 43

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The Level 9 Eastern National Championships (Regions 5-8) took place in Kissimmee, Fla., April 27-28 and was hosted by Orlando Metro Gymnastics and EGO Booster Club. The Western National Championships (Regions 1-4) took place in Rapid City, South Dakota the same weekend and was hosted by Just Jymnastics and Gym Stars Booster Club. The events were a great success!

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SUCCESS IN BELGIUM! The USA Gymnastics Sports Acrobatics program sent a delegation of 2 1 athletes, four coaches, and two officials to Puurs, Belgium to attend the Intemational Acro Cup, Puurs. The competition , which took place Apri l 12 -1 3, included more than 300 athletes from 10 countries. In the senior women 's pairs competition the U.S. showed its strength by bringing home the gold and the silver medals! Clare Brunson and Olivia Solo from Empire Sports Acrobatics in Riverside, Calif , earned the gold medal whi le Brittany Horrell and Marie Annonson from California Acrosports Team in Sacrarnento, Calif. , earned the silver medal. In the senior women 's trios Samantha Schabow. Holli Morris. and Danielle Heider (Empire) eamed the bronze medal wh ile Heather Downs, Tami Annonson, and Sabina Knight-Yuponce (CAT) finished sixth . Unfortunately the women's trio of Aimee D'Hondt, Amanda Harris, and Megan Nickerson from Aerial Tumbling and Acrobatics in San Jose, Calif. had to w ithdraw from t~ competition due to an injury in training .

Kassi Price, 12, from American Twisters captured the allaround title in the 12th annual Puerto Rico Cup scoring a 36.684 and defeating Caroline Molinar of Brazil. USA teammate, Katie Kivisto, 16, also from American Twisters finished third in the all-around with a score of 36.266. The competition that was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico and included athletes from 15 countries. The gymnasts are coached by Tim and Toni Rand . The third member of the USA team, Brittney Koncak from Harris Unlimited Gymnastics, was forced to withdraw from the competition due to an injury she incurred during training.

In their first intemational competition the senior mixed pair of Laura Fitzsimmons and Jeffry Lee (ATA) finished in fourth place missing the bronze medal by only 0.17 points. In the junior women's trios, Holly Middag, Mackenzie Prewitt, and Natalie Miller (Empire) finished in eighth place while Kelly Patton, Robin Stevens, and Candace Bedell (ATA) finished 13th.

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my teammates on the trip and we were able to support each other and have fun together. I was surprised to win everything. I just wanted to go in and be consistent."

Amazingly, Lisa began rhythmic gymnastics at age 9, just four years ago. In this short time, Lisa has moved up the ladder quickly. In fact, she was crowned Junior National Champion in 2001 and also won titles in two events, ball and ribbon.

When asked what's unique about Lisa, coach Lashoff said, "She's a great competitor. She amazes me. At the Pacific Alliance Championships there was a lot of hard work, it was a tough trip and she just nailed her routines. She was very calm and collected. She's very goal oriented and focused. It's a wonderful ability to have at a young age."

When asked how she got started in rhythmic gymnastics, Lisa's mother Cindy said, "I was working during the summer and needed to find a sitter for Lisa during the day. Lisa didn't want a sitter so we looked for something she could do instead. We heard about a rhythmic camp, which took place from 9-3 daily. I didn't know anything about the sport but I enrolled Lisa and she loved it!" Lisa, now 13, is a rhythmic gymnast from Buffalo Grove, Ill. where she trains at Rhythmic Gems and is coached by Lana Lashoff. Lana speaks highly of her gymnast. "Lisa's very focused and hard working . She's also very mature for her age. It seems the harder things get the more she rises to the occasion ." Lisa recently took first all-around and won every event at the 2002 Pacific Alliance Championships held in Canada. Competing in only her third international competition, Lisa said, "It was really fun . There were so many of

This is Lisa's last year as a junior and she would like to keep her title at the 2002 Rhythmic National Championships. Coach Lashoff said, "Lisa works very hard from the time she steps into the gym until the time she leaves. Most kids you have to push but this one we have to slow down from time to time." This seventh-grade student works out five days a week for 5-6 hours each practice. She has about a 40 minute commute each way from her home to the gym but she makes good use of her time by doing homework. Lisa is t he daughter of Ping and Cindy Wang. She has one brother Jordan, who is 6 years old. Lisa's favorite subjects in school are reading and math . She may be interested in journalism and/or media in the future. Her goal in rhythmic gymnastics is to qualify for the 2004 Olympic Games.

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RIBBONS AND THINGS This is a photograph of Alison Mac. a Level 6 rhythmic gymnast at the Winter Luau in Connecticut. The photograph was taken by Jenny Blake. age 16. one of the Level 8 artistic gymnasts. Submitted by Sean Edwards. Motion Gymnastics in Pennington. NJ.

SENIOR PICTURES Photo submitted by Wayne Johnson fmm Main Street Studio in North Liberty. Iowa. Photo of Asa Rickard. 17. who is a Class I gymnast from Iowa Gym-Nest and is coached by Brad Virkler and Lou Datilio. This is his senior picture!

AFTER COMPETITION FUN This is a picture after Regional competition. Girls from several different gyms came together. competed against one another. then made lasting friendships with one another. These special friendships made the hard work even more rewarding! Photo submitted by Photo Allison Heizelman.

A YOUNG TALENT Submitted by Pavel. This is Felix Aronovich during the Junior International Competition Czech-Israel-Poland in Prague. March 2002.


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MIDDLE: Adam Pummer earned the Mas Watanabe award, given to the Junior Elite I all-around Champion. RIGHT: Longtime Region 9 Chairman, Dean Scholl, won Ihe Frank Cumisky Service Award, presented by Bo Morris.

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LEFT: The competition was dedicated to the memory of fallen Junior National Team Member Ricky Deci. Ricky's dad Daryl, sister Hannah and coach Hideo Mizoguchi were on hand to thank the "gymnastics family' who have been so supportive and to help announce the new Ricky Deci Develpmental Camp which will be funded by the Deci Foundation. Class 3 athletes who finish in the 15-18 spots at JO Nationals and the JE I & JE II athletes who finish in 8-11 at the U.S. Championships will be invited to this camp.

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INDIVIDUAL TITLES Olympian and UCLA sophomore Jamie Dantzscher became the 2002 NCAA allaround champion by virtue of her preliminary score of 39.675 . Pickens was the runner-up, compiling a 39.625. Kulikowski, who won the 1999 NCAA allaround title as a freshman, placed third with a 39.600.

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Dantzscher plunked down a Yurchenko layout full and a Yurchenko layout half to win the vault championship crown (9.9565). Alabama's Pickens, a crowd favorite, claimed the bars championship with a 9.925 routine that included a Hindorf, Tkatchev, and a full-in double-back dismount. continued from page 31

Pickens (back handspri ng , back handspring, layout, punch front, high double back off the end) mounted the beam for her 9.95 effort, the outcome was already assured. Alabama had won its fourth NCAA national title by chalking up a 49.375 on beam in the final rotation . Georgia's 49.300 on the floor was enough to secure second place, an admirable accomplishment for a battle-scarred Gym Dog squad. UCLA held onto third place (197 .150). Utah settled into fourth (196.95). Nebraska's remarkable 49.45 on bars put the Huskers in fifth, while Stanford ended its first-ever trip to the Super Six with a 49 .075 on vault for 196.025 points and a sixth-place finish. The remarkable Super Six session ended with no team being forced to count a single fall.

Olympian Elise Ray succeeded in capturing the first national championship on beam for the University of Michigan gymnastics program. "I had no expectations coming into tonight," stated Ray. "Our team was pretty disappointed that we weren't on the floor yesterday, and sitting in the stands was something that put it into perspective for all of us." Nicki Arnstad fulfilled a goal of hers by claiming a share of the NCAA floor championship for LSU after a 9.95 performance. Arnstad, a four-time AllAmerican, performed a triple full at the end of her first pass, added a front handspring, front full, front pike in her middle pass, and put an exclamation point on her efforts with a pike double back in the last pass of her highly charged routine. UCLA's Dantzscher added a share of the floor championship to her vault crown for the evening. Dantzscher's exube rant routine that opened with a double layout and ended with a double tuck drew a standing ovation from parts of the crowd. "Tonight was really exciting. This is my first time competing all-around three nights in a row, and my body is really tired. I'm half dead right now, but I made it through ." Dantzscher's three individual titles this year are the most by a gymnast in a single year since Jenny Hansen of Kentucky won four in 1995.

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2002 Women's NCAA Championships (continued from

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Team Standings 197.575 197.250 197.150 196.950 196.425 196.025

1. UniversilY of Alabama 2. UniversilY of Georgia 3. UCLA 4. UniversilY of Utah 5. UniversilY of Nebraska 8. Stanford UniversilY

All-Around 1. Jamie Dantzscher 9.900 9.950 2. Andree Pickens 9900 9850 3. Theresa Kulikowski 9.875 9.875 4. Elise Ray 9.875 9.900 5. Calli Ryals 9.825 9.825 8. Jeana Rice 9.875 9.800 S. Shannon Bowles 9.750 9.850 8. Onnie Willis 9.875 9.850 8. Richelle Simpson 9.875 9.800 10. Cory Fritzinger 9800 9.925 I1. AJ Lamb 9.900 9.850 12. MaryAnne Kelley 9.750 9.800 13. Yvonne Tousek 9.875 9.775 13. Hilary Thompson

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2002 USA Gymnostlcs COLLEGIATE NAnONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS By Renee Behrens

Ap ri l 11 -13, 2002 Springfield College

The United States Air Force Academy won its second-consecutive national women's team title with a championship-record score 194.150 at the USA Gymnastics Championships hosted by Springfield College. Texas Women's University finished second with 192.950, followed by the University of California-Davis (192.80) and Seattle-Pacific University (192.20) as .650 separated second through fourth place. Juniors Jennifer Dougherty and Kim Broughton of the U.S. Air Force Academy shared the individual all-around championship with a score of 38.875. On the men's side, defending national champion William & Mary repeated as champion. The Tribe, which scored 208.575, held off second-place Cal-Santa Barbara (207.875) and third-place Navy (207.825). Host Springfield College recorded a season-best 202.000 to finish fifth for the second consecutive season. Navy senior Dan Finnegan won the all-around competition, compiling a score of 57.875.

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U.S. Rhythmic Group Team Earns Silver Medal in Bulgaria The u.s. rhythmic group team eamed the silver medal in the ribbon competition at the Toumament of Iliana in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-26, their first-ever intemational competition . The meet served as preparation for the 2002 Rhythmic World Championships, July 1214, in New Orleans. The team finished fifth all-around and fourth in Rope & Ball. Competitors included Bulgaria, who swept the competition in all divisions, Greece, Japan, Brazil, United States, Poland, Canada, Spain and South Africa, who finished 1-9, respectively.

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''I'm very proud of these strong results, especially considering it was their first competition as a group," said Efrossina Anguelova, national team coordinator for the U.S. rhythmic program. "The girls proved that we will indeed be contenders at the 2002 Rhythmic Worlds in New Orleans ." The U.S. team, which inc ludes , NinaChubrikova (Daly City, Calif.), Mauriah Kraker, (Milwaukee, Wis.), Masha Krakovskaya (Los Angeles, Calif. ), Taryn Look (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), Marissa Pierce (Highland Park, 111.), and Katherine Rogers (Houston, Texas). trains at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid.

Memmel Wins All-Around Title The USN8elgium Friendship Training Camp and Competition was held May 11 at the Karolyi Gymnastics Camp in Texas. The competition was the culmination of a week-long training camp exchange with USA and Belgium . Chellsie Memmel, who tumed 14 on June 23, led the USA team with an impressive all-around total of 37.375 as the USA captured the Team title over Belgium. Memmel trains at Salto Gymnastics in Waukesha, Wis., and is coached by Jim Chudy. Seventeen-year-old Brittany Koncak and 14-year-old Allyse Ishino were second and third in the all-around with scores of 36.700 and 36.425 respectively. Koncak trains at Harris Unlimited Gymnastics in San Antonio and is coached by Michael Harris and Ishino trains at Charter Oak Gliders in Covina, Calif., and is coached by Steve and Beth Rybacki.

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GK WASN'T ALWAYS THERE! • Did you know .. .the J.D. National events did not always have the look they have today? • Did you know .. .prior to 1984, athletes qualifying for J.D. Nationals went to J.D. National Championship wearing their own individual club apparel? Even though they were competing as a regional team, they were not outfitted as a team. • Did you know ...the first woman's regional team to go to Championship dressed as a team was Region 5 in 1983? In order to instill that all-important team spirit, Ron Ganim's entire Region 5 team paraded out in matching, GK warm-ups and leotards, made especially for the occasion. They made such an impression, that USAG approached Elite Sportswear about doing the same thing for ALL of the regional teams! • Did you know ... in 1984, the first contract for an official J.D. National team apparel sponsor was awarded to Elite Sportswear GK? • Did you know ... in 2001 , Elite Sportswear GK was again asked to renew their sponsorship agreement as the official sponsor to the USA Gymnastic Junior Dlympic and Grassroots Development programs? • Did you know ... that this commitment is to contribute over one and ahalf million dollars in apparel over afour year period, which means that Elite Sportswear GK manufactures approximately 7,700 pieces of apparel for 1800 athletes and coaches each year?

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Flip Kayring AfdI color front view of • the official mascot of USA Gymnastics, cwecn 011 one side. 11Ie reverse side has a lui color back view of "" Keyrilg measures 21/4 inches in clameter. $1.00 '1999 KEY .........................:st:G4.

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