SARASOTA, Florida, Oct. 13, 2018 –
Sailor Olsen of Armory Athletics in Montgomery Alabama competed at the 2018 Regional Future Stars Championships. The Future Stars competition test gymnast on nine routines as part of USA Gymnastics Junior National Developmental Team Program. These male gymnasts are tested on the six Olympic apparatuses as well as routines for Flexibility, Strength, and Trampoline. The Regional competition consisted of gymnast from around Region 8 competing within their age group with the hopes to qualify on to a Regional Developmental Team or on to Future stars Nationals. Sailor Olsen represented Armory Athletics and the State as the first gymnast from Alabama to participate in the Regional Future stars championships. Competing in the 8-year-old age division Sailor was able to qualify in the top 6 of his group, earning him a spot on the Regional 8 Developmental Team. For Sailor this marks the highest and final Future stars competition for his age of this year. Sailor, like many of his teammates is currently looking forward to and continuing to train for this year’s upcoming USAG Junior Olympic season with his team mates under the guidance of his coaches, Hunter King and Jim Ellis.
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