Jon Spiro
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    Jon Spiro

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Laguna Niguel, Calif.

    High School:
    Capistrano Connections

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    PH, SR, V

    Club:
    New Hope

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013: USAG All-American on the still rings...finished second on that event at the USAG National Championships with a score of 14.900...tallied a career-best mark of 15.400 in a winning performance at Arizona State...that score is ranked seventh on the Academy's all-time list...added three additional marks that are listed among the program's top-20...also competed on the pommel horse...scored a career-high 14.000 in back-to-back meets at Oklahoma and at Illinois-Chicago...those scores are tied for 16th on the program's all-time list...earned the program's Most Improved award.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012: Competed on the still rings during nine competitions...recorded a career-high 14.300 during the first home dual with Illinois-Chicago...also surpassed the 14-point mark against Minnesota (14.000) at Temple (14.100) and during the second meet with UIC (14.200)...also competed on the pommel horse in four meet...scored a personal-best 13.200 in the first UIC meet.

    HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Capistrano Connections Academy...competed at the club level for New Hope Academy of Gymnastics in Fountain Valley, California...coached by Guonian Wu...ranked third in the nation on the still rings two years in a row (2010, 2011)...five-time qualifier to the Junior Olympic Nationals...ranked first on the still rings and second on the pommel horse in Region 1 (California, Hawaii, Nevada, Arizona) during 2011...four-time USA Gymnastics Academic All-American...member of the Level 10 team that won the state championship...also a member of the club team that won the Iron Man Competition (top club in Southern California).

    PERSONAL: Full name is Jonathan Scott Spiro...goes by Jon...nickname is "Hollywood"...son of Scott and Patsy Spiro...has one younger brother, Nick, who is also a gymnast...majoring in legal studies...future plans include becoming a JAG or Intelligence officer...served as Element Leader and BCT cadre...hobbies include going to the beach, anything on the water and being tan...also plays the electric guitar...completed Operation Air Force at MacDill AFB, Fla., over the summer...also served as Training Cadre during Basic Cadet Training and took leave in California...has one grandfather who was enlisted in the Air Force for 27 years...also has a grandfather that served in the Air Force for several years as a flight surgeon...favorite events are the still rings and pommel horse...member of Cadet Squadron 20.

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