SA Gymnastics announced that they will host a two-day verification event on April 7-8 to name the team that will travel to Medellin, Colombia, and compete in the 2018 Pacific Rims Championships April 27-29.
The event will happen at the World Champions Centre in Spring, Texas. Additionally, there will be live streaming and it will be provided by USAG on April 7 at 6:30 PM ET and April 8 at 11 AM ET. The team will be announced to the public around 2 PM ET after the competition is completed.
For this competition, there are a lot of competitors from around the nation. Some of these gymnasts include Shania Adams, Plain City, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics, senior, Sydney Barros, Woodstock, Ga./Texas Dreams, junior, Jordan Bowers, Lincoln, Nev./Solid Rock Gymnastics, junior, Jordan Chiles, Vancouver, Wash./Naydenov Gymnastics, senior, Kayla DiCello, Boyds, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics, junior, Olivia Dunne, Hillsdale, N.J./ENA Paramus, senior, Kara Eaker, Grain Valley, Mo./GAGE, senior, Margzetta Frazier, Erial, N.J./Parkettes, senior, Morgan Hurd, Middletown, Del./First State Gymnastics, senior, Maile O’Keefe, Las Vegas, Nev./Salcianu Elite Academy, senior, and Tori Tatum, Chanhassen, Minn./Twin City Twisters, junior.
The final team will consist of six athletes (no more than three seniors). In the team final, all six gymnasts can compete with five designated to count toward the team score, and the top four scores will be added together as the team total. There will also be awards for individual all-around and event finals for both juniors and seniors.