Morgan Hurd Ready For International Debut At 2017 Stuttgart World Cup

Morgan Hurd is making her international debut this weekend against some of the world's finest gymnasts at the 2017 Stuttgart World Cup. The competition is being held from Friday, March 17, to Sunday, March 19, in Stuttgart, Germany, and features a team competition as well as an individual all-around competition.

Hurd is competing as an individual along with many top international gymnasts such as Eythora Thorsdottir of the Netherlands, Zhang Jin of China, Germany's Tabea Alt and Pauline Schaefer, Great Britain's Alice Kinsella, Russia's Angelina Melnikova, and Canada's Isabela Onyshko.

First State posted a clip of Hurd training in Stuttgart. Check out her opening pass of a double twisting double back on floor:
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Senior U.S. men's national team member Allan Bower is also competing in Stuttgart in the men's all-around competition:
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