visa championships 2011

Black History Month: NCAA Gymnasts

February 8th- Kiana Winston (Alabama)

Kiana Winston (born June 12th 1996) is a former international elite gymnast who is currently a junior at the University of Alabama, majoring in psychology. She did her club training at Texas Dreams Gymnastics under Kim Zmeskal-Burdette and Chris Burdette.

Pre-collegiate Achievements:

  • 2009 US Classic Beam Champion 
  • 2009, 2010 and 2011 Visa Championships Qualifier
  • 2011 USA Junior National Team Member

Collegiate Bests:

  • Vault: 9.900
  • Bars: 9.975
  • Beam: 9.950
  • Floor: 10.000

Collegiate Achievements (to date):

  • First Team All-American on floor (2016)
  • Got her first 10.000 on floor against Florida (02/03/2017)
  • SEC Gymnast of the Week (02/06/2017)
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Katelyn Ohashi’s terrific bars routine at 2011 Visa National Championships. Great double twisting double tuck dismount. 

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Katelyn Ohashi - 2011 Visa Championships - Beam (by usagymnasticsorg)

Just… wow! She’s great, every time I see her I can’t help but thinking “please go on like thins until 2016!” but I totally forgot she’s coached by Liukin and that gives me a little hope that she will be “treated well” ;)

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Shawn Johnson interview after day 1 of Visa National Championships. She’s a wonderful interviewee. 

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Chellsie Memmel’s beam routine at the 2011 Visa National Championships – highest scoring of the night (15.25).

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Lexie Priessman’s Amanar vault at the 2011 Visa National Championships. Very nice version. 

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Katelyn Ohashi’s floor routine that sealed her all-around win at the 2011 Visa Gymnastics Jr. National Championships

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Kyla Ross’ beam routine from day 1 of the 2011 Visa National Championships. She had a rough day but this routine is quite good. 

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Anna Li’s bars routine on day 1 of the Visa National Championships. Very creative and difficult, and she was rewarded with the highest score of the night (15.05).