Tag Archive: JO

The Best Meets for 2018

June 8, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

If you are a coach, you are probably beginning to create a schedule for your team’s 2018 season. Below are Chalk Warrior’s opinion on the best meets in the US for next season. The best meets are selected upon their […]

Top Level 10s Competing at the JO National Championships

May 6, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

Region 5 Insider The best level 10s in the nation will be competing at the 2017 JO National Championships beginning Saturday, May 6 and will continue through the 7th. Over 650 gymnasts across the nation will be competing this weekend. […]

How to Get Nominated for the 2017 JO Gymnast of the Year Award

April 23, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

The 2017 Gymnast of the Year Awards and Banquet will be hosted by Chalk Warrior and will be held in conjunction with the 2018 Brestyan’s Las Vegas Invitational. The JO Gymnast of the Year Award is a prestigious award with […]

Kaliya Lincoln: Vaulting Into the Spotlight

April 16, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

From level 7 to 2017 Region 1 Level 9 All Around Champion in one year, ten year old Kaliya Lincoln is getting ready to take on the elite world. She started competing in the fall of 2013 as a level […]

2017 JO Nationals Qualifiers By Region

April 14, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

The 2017 JO National Championships will take place on the weekend of May 6-7 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Gymnasts qualify to JO Nationals at the regional championships this weekend by placing in the top 7 in their age group and must score […]

Ryan Fuller: Future Star

April 12, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

At just 11 years old, Ryan Fuller of San Mateo Gymnastics is tumbling into the spotlight! She began gymnastics at Little Gym and at just four years old, her coach noticed that she was very strong. Ryan began competing with […]

Stella DePaola: Featured Chalk Warrior

March 23, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

It all began when the then dancer, Stella DePaola, taught herself how to do a back handspring. At almost 8 years old, Stella began recreational gymnastics at Gold Medal Gymnastics Center. After just one week in recreational classes, the head […]

Alex Downing: Featured Chalk Warrior

March 17, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

You would have never guessed, but 11 year old level 8 gymnast, Alex Downing of Buckeye Gymnastics had a “late” start to gymnastics. Before gymnastics, Alex participated in dance and all star cheerleading. Alex got her start in gymnastics at […]