There is always something to celebrate at Everest Gymnastics. For May, this is the gym’s inclusion in the 2019 Junior Olympic National Championship. Not one, but six Everest athletes were selected.
According to coaches at Everest Gymnastics, Julianna Weil, Haleigh Bryant, Bryn Bartman, Emily Buffington, Amber Lowe, and Leanne Desmond will represent Everest in Indianapolis on May 18 and 19.
The Junior Olympic National Championships will feature more than 650 gymnasts from across the country. The event, which is staged by USA Gymnastics, showcases 12 age divisions for junior and senior athletes. There are four exercises: floor, balance beam, vault, and uneven bars. Only the top seven gymnasts from each of USA Gymnastics’ eight regions are invited to attend. Of these, the top four from each age group qualify for the Junior Olympic National Team. These girls will be invited to attend a special Olympic training camp where their skills will be further evaluated and refined. Continue reading “Everest Gymnastics | Six Athletes Qualify for Junior Olympic National Championships”