Derek Kvedar
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    Derek Kvedar

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lynnfield, Mass.

    High School:
    Lynnfield

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    SR, HB

    03/29/2011

    Air Force vs. Washington

    Action photos from the Falcons' meet with Washington on March 20.

    02/04/2011

    Air Force vs. Army

    Action from the Falcons' dual meet with service academy rival Army on Jan. 22, 2011.

    01/29/2011

    Rocky Mountain Open

    Action from the Rocky Mountain Open on Jan. 15, 2011.

    WHY USAFA?: "Most of it was gymnastics and the cost, but I also thought job opportunities would be unparalleled and I thought it would be interesting to be a pilot. There are a lot of opportunities, with and without the team, to travel worldwide and the education, the teacher to student ratio, and the degree were all important. "


    JUNIOR (2010): Did not see competitive action.

    SOPHOMORE (2009): Saw action in one meet...competed on the vault at the season-opening Rocky Mountain Open, scoring a 13.250...was hampered by injuries throughout the season...shared the team's Hardest Worker Award.

    FRESHMAN (2008): Did not see competitive action.

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Lynnfield High School...competed at the club level for the Yellow Jackets Gymnastics Club...coached by Dewayne Davenport.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Derek Crews Kvedar...son of Joseph and Vicki Kvedar...has two younger sisters, Julie and Megan...majoring in computer science...future plans include becoming a UAV pilot...has served as Element Leader and Safety Officer...hobbies include skiing, camping, hiking and rock climbing...favorite event is the high bar...spent the summer in France, as a part of the Cadet Summer Language Immersion Program...member of Cadet Squadron 26.

    Inside Men's Gymnastics