Article by Tampa Bay Times Forum
TAMPA, Fla. - The 2012 Kellogg’s® Tour of Gymnastics Champions, a national tour featuring Team USA’s top performing gymnasts following the 2012 Olympic Games in London, is coming the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin will lead an impressive cast that will include members of the men’s and women’s 2011 World Championships and 2012 Olympic teams, along with past Olympians and U.S. medalists in men’s, women’s, rhythmic and acrobatic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling. Joining Nastia will be Chellsie Memmel, who was the first U.S. woman to win the World all-around title after an 11-year break and earned six World and one Olympic medal. Memmel, who won the World all-around title in 2005 and went on to claim a total of three World gold, three World silver and the 2008 Olympic team silver, will participate in the majority of the Tour’s 40 stops.
The following athletes will be joining the tour (Athlete participation subject to change. Due to athletes’ schedules and personal commitments, the cast will vary from stop to stop.):
- Nastia Liukin, 2008 Olympic All Around Gold Medalist, 2008 Olympic Team Silver Medalist
- Gabby Douglas, 2012 Olympic All Around Gold Medalist, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
- Aly Raisman, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
- Jordyn Wieber, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
- Kyla Ross, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
- McKayla Maroney, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
- John Orozco, 2012 Olympian
- Jonathan Horton, 2012 Olympian, 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist on Horizontal Bar, 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist Team
For a full list of participating athletes click here.
The Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions is produced by USA Gymnastics in partnership with AEG Facilities, and Kellogg Company is the title sponsor.
GYM CLUBS & GROUPS!
Organize a group outing to the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions with your students, family or friends. Groups consist of 20 or more tickets and start at only $25. Save up to 17%!
Group Leader Incentives:
Purchase 25-49 Priority Tickets – Receive 2 gymnasts in the show, 2 Lower Level Tickets and 2 t-shirts.
Purchase 50-74 Priority Tickets – Receive 4 gymnasts in the show, 3 Meet & Greet passes, 3 Lower Level Tickets and 4 t-shirts.
Purchase 75-100 Priority Tickets – Receive 6 gymnasts in the show, 4 Meet & Greet passes, 4 Lower Level Tickets and 6 t-shirts.
Purchase 100-174 Priority Tickets – Receive 8 gymnasts in the show, 1 Autographed Item, 4 Meet & Greet passes, 4 Lower Level Tickets and 6 t-shirts.
Purchase 175-299 Priority Tickets – Receive 10 gymnasts in the show, 2 Autographed Item, 6 Meet & Greet passes, 6 Lower Level Tickets and 8 t-shirts.
Purchase 300 or more Priority Tickets – Receive 16 gymnasts in the show, 4 Autographed Item, 8 Meet & Greet passes, 8 Lower Level Tickets and 10 t-shirts.
For more information or to reserve your group, call 813.301.6900.