As a part of the overall upgrade of the Cadet Gymnasium, renovations continue at the Cadet West Gym - home of the Air Force men's and women's gymnastics teams. When completed, the Falcons will have over 25,000-square feet of training space in one facility.
Highlighted by a fifth-place finish on the still rings, rising Air Force senior Gared Chapman wrapped up competition this past weekend at the 2014 Men's National Qualifier, which was held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
Air Force men's gymnastics head coach Kip Simons announced the addition of six gymnasts to his roster for the upcoming season. The newcomers, who recently completed their second week of Basic Cadet Training as members of the Academy's Class of 2018, will join a veteran team that has captured the last five USAG Championships.
Air Force freshman gymnast Tim Wang became the Academy's first All-American on the pommel horse - and the program's first in any event since 2008 - after finishing fourth on that apparatus during the individual event finals of the 2014 NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Saturday, April 12.
Highlighted by a top-10 finish from freshman Tim Wang, five members of the Air Force men's gymnastics team continued competition at the 2014 NCAA Championships this evening (April 11) in Ann Arbor, Mich. All five of the Falcons' competitors earned top-25 finishes during the individual event preliminaries.