Aliaksei Shostak Finishes 13th In Trampoline At 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
Jul 31, 2021TOKYO, July 31, 2021 – World team silver medalist Aliaksei Shostak of Lafayette, La., took 13th in the Olympic men’s trampoline competition Saturday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre. Shostak’s first qualifying routine earned a 51.165 but his quest for a medal came to an end when he was unable to complete his second routine. He finished with a combined 82.150.
Nicole Ahsinger Places 6th For U.S. In Olympic Women's Trampoline
Jul 30, 2021TOKYO, July 30, 2021 – World team silver medalist Nicole Ahsinger of Lafayette, La., matched the highest finish for U.S. athletes in Olympic women’s trampoline Friday at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre. Ahsinger posted a 54.350 in the event final to secure sixth place. Previously, Savannah Vinsant, who competed at the 2012 London Olympic Games, was the only U.S. women’s trampolinist to earn a spot in an Olympic final. Vinsant also finished 6th.
Ruben Padilla Reveals The Struggle & Joys Of Pursuing The Olympic T&T Dream
Feb 1, 2021While most kids his age were busy making forts and castles out of sofa cushions and other household furniture, five-year-old Ruben Padilla had a different purpose in mind. Padilla, who hopes to qualify for the trampoline competition at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, would practice his acrobatic moves on the couch, a chair, anything he could get his hands on.