10. March 2013  
Chikago, USA  
Wheel Gymnastics

2013 USA Open Trials in Wheel Gymnastics

On Saturday, March 9th, 2013 the USA Open Trials of Wheel Gymnastics took place at Willye White Park in Chicago.
Athletes from many parts of the United States, Canada, and Europe took part in the competition.
This event was also the national qualification for Team USA for the 10th World Championships of Wheel Gymnastics, that will take place July 8th-14th, 2013 at North Park University in Chicago.
Frank BRINKMAN from the Wheel Jam Chikago won the men's elite category with 25,75 points.
In addition, Cecile MBIDA competed and qualified for the World Championships as a member of Team France

Kelly Jo Stull (USA) - NECCA Brattleboro, Vermont

Members of the 2013 USA Wheel Gymnastics Team:

* Senior Men:
- Justin Durham - Actor’s Gymnasium, Evanston, Illinois
- Jeremy Perkins - Madison, Wisconsin
- Cortez Young - Willye White Park, Chicago
- Cornell Freeney - Wheel Jam Chicago
- Max Brinkmann - Wheel Jam Chicago

* Men Mono Wheel:
- Eli Cherweznik - Oakland, California
- Bobby Cookson - Alpharetta, Georgia
- Chris Correra - Spinnovation, Los Angeles, California
- Mikey Bravo   - Spinnovation, Los Angeles, California
- Travis Newman -Spinnovation, Los Angeles, California

* Junior Boys:
- Tony Nelson, - My Nose Turns Red, Cincinnati
- Jackson Masada, - Wheel Jam Chicago
- Prado Keme, - Rogers Park and Willye White Park, Chicago
- Dave Ettelson, - Wheel Jam Chicago
- Jack Gomberg, - Wheel Jam, Chicago

* Senior Women:
- Jobi Dan’Sy   - NECCA, Brattleboro, Vermont
- Eliana Dunlap - NECCA, Brattleboro, Vermont
- Kandi Pajer   - Sokol Spirit, Brookfield, Illinois
- Kat Surgen     - Los Angeles, California
- Megan Miller - Tampa, Florida

* Women Mono Wheel:
- Kelly Jo Stull -NECCA, Brattleboro, Vermont
- Isabelle Star -Brosnahan Spinnovation, Los Angeles, California
* Four women, including Shayna Swanson from Aloft Circus Arts, are competing for the last 3 available spots. The complete Women’s Mono Wheel USA Team will be announced in two weeks.

* Junior Girls W:
- Elsa Thompson, Wheel Jam Chicago

In addition, Cecile Mbida competed and qualified for the World Championships as a member of Team France.
For complete results of the competition, including scores and Canadian qualifications, please visit > www.usawheelgymnastics.com
For more information, to purchase tickets, or to volunteer for the World Championships, please visit > WCh 2013 Preview