Vaulters Headed For Denver Championships
California - Three hundred equestrian vaulters and their equine
partners will converge on National Western Complex in Denver Colorado
for the 34th annual National Vaulting Championships. This is the
largest and most comprehensive vaulting competition in the United
States and vaulting clubs from 25 states are expected to attend.
This intense four day competition will begin August 7th and culminate
on August 10th with the final round of A Team, Gold and Pas de Deux
freestyle. This will be the first opportunity for American vaulters
to earn qualifying scores for the 2004 World Championships to be
held in Stradl Paula, Austria.
can expect to be amazed by these top level vaulters, including Devon
Maitozo, Acton, CA who has earned more medals in World Championships
in the Men's Division than any other man in the world. The sport
of vaulting has long been recognized in Europe as the perfect way
to introduce children to equestrian sport. Since the 1950's the
sport has developed with dramatic levels of difficulty as vaulters
perform gymnastics and dance moves to music on their horses. Modern
Vaulting is a visual and auditory spectacle of elegance and drama
are excited to be returning to Denver for our Championships,"
Nancy Stevens-Brown, President of the American Vaulting Association
said in a recent interview. "The quality of competitors is
incredibly high this year, and this competition should be the best
competition is open to the public and admission is free. Spectators
can view classes in 24 divisions which include Freestyle (Kur) and
required compulsory events from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., August 7-10 at
the National Western Complex, 4655 Humbolt Avenue, Denver Colorado.
The preliminary schedule can be found at http://home.att.net/~avafest/natentry2003.pdf.
For more information contact Marianne Rose, American Vaulting Association
Vice President of Competitions, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Ph/Fax: 408/867-1789.
The American Vaulting Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
for the education and promotion of vaulting. Vaulting is the sport
of gymnastics and dance performed on and in harmony with the equine
partner. For more information about vaulting please visit our website