Savannah M. Vinsant

 

Date of Birth: June 25, 1993


Place of Birth: Lafayette, Louisiana USA

 

Club: Trampoline & Tumbling Express

 

Coach: Tara Guidry & Dmitri Poliaroush

Start Sport Career: 2000

End Sport Career: 2013

 

Accomplishments:

Academic:

2007 Student of the Year

Class of 2010 Valedictorian

 

Trampoline:

 

2008 – 2009 USA Junior National Team Member

2009 - 2010 USA  National Team Member

2010 - Louisiana Athlete of the Year

2010 – Youth Olympic Games Qualifier
2011 - Louisiana Athlete of the Year

2011- USA Gymnastics Athlete of the Year .
2012 - Louisiana Athlete of the Year
2012 - Olympic Finalist
2012 - USA Gymnastics Athlete of the Year

Regional Competitions:

2004 – 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2005 – 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2008 – 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2009 –  8th Place Trampoline Individual

2010 – 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2011 - 4th Place Trampoline Individual

National Competitions:

2005 – Elite Challenge: 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2007 –  Winter Classic: 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2008 –  Nationals: 1st Place Trampoline Individual; 2nd Place Trampoline Synchronized

2009 – Winter Classic: 3rd  Place Trampoline Individual; 1st Place Trampoline Synchronized

2009 –  Nationals: 2nd Place Trampoline Individual

2009 – Elite Challenge: 1st Place Individual

2009 – Final Selection Event: 1st Place Trampoline Individual ; 2nd place Trampoline Synchronized

2010 – Fairland Classic – 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2010- Youth Olympic Games Trials – 1st Place Trampoline Individual

2010 – Elite Challenge – 3rd Place Trampoline Individual

2010 - Visa Championships - 6th Place Trampoline Individual

2011 - Winter Classic - 7th Place Trampoline Individual

2011 - Elite Challenge - 1st Place Trampoline Synchronized, 6th Place Trampoline Individual

2011 - Visa Championships - 1st Place Trampoline Individual

International Competitions:
·         2005 – World Age Group Games, Holland – 1st Place Trampoline Individual, 5th Place Trampoline Synchronized
·         2007 – World Age Group Games – 2nd Place Trampoline Individual, 5th Place Trampoline Synchronized
·         2008 – Slavic Games, Belarus – 2nd Place Trampoline Individual, 2nd Place Trampoline Synchronized
·         2009 – Flower Cup, Holland – 1st Place Trampoline Individual
·         2009 – Canada Cup, Canada – 2nd Place Trampoline Individual, 1st Place Trampoline Synchronized
·         2009 – USA v. Canada, Canada – 1st Place Trampoline Individual, 2nd Place Trampoline Team
·         2009 – World Age Group Games, Russia – 1st Place Trampoline Individual
·         2010 – Youth Olympic Games, Singapore – 5th Place Trampoline Individual
·         2010 – World Championships – 19th Place Trampoline Individual
·         2010 – Pan American Championships, Guadalajara, Mexico – 2nd Place Trampoline Team, 5th Place Trampoline Individual
·         2011 – Flower Cup, Aalsmeer, Netherlands – 1st Place Trampoline Individual
·         2011 – Canada Cup, Calgary, Canada – 5th Place Trampoline Individual
·         2011 – World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany – 8th Place Trampoline Individual, 5th Place Trampoline Synchronized
·         2011 – Loule Cup, Loule, Portugal – 8th Place Trampoline Individual
·         2011 – World Cup, Odense, Denmark – 14th Place Trampoline Individual
·         2011 – World Championships, Birmingham, Great Britain – 7th Place Trampoline Individual, 4th Place Trampoline Team

                                      Athlete Questionnaire

  1. First and Last Name: Savannah Vinsant
  2. Date of Birth: June 25,1993
  3. Place of Birth: Lafayette, LA
  4. Parents: Neil & Ramonda Vinsant
  5. Grade / School: Freshman/ South Louisiana Community College
  6. Favorite School Subject: Math
  7. Years of Training in trampoline: 10 years
  8. Date / Location of first competition: March 2000/ T & T Express- Lafayette, LA
  9. Best Achievements / results in trampoline: 2009 Flower Cup Jr. Women’s Champion, 2008 Visa Championships Jr. Women’s Champion, 2005 & 2009 World Age Group Champion
  10. Favorite Trampoline Skill: Triffis Tuck
  11. Favorite Trampolinist: Irina Karavaeva 
  12. Favorite Sport other than Trampoline: Track & Field
  13. Role Model: My Parents
  14. Hobbies or Hobby: Shopping, riding four-wheelers, coaching trampoline & texting on my cell phone
  15. Favorite Food: Sushi
  16. Favorite Book / Author: Don’t Die My Love/ Lurlene McDaniel
  17. Favorite Music / Song / Singer: Country & Hip-Hop/ “Fearless”/ Taylor Swift
  18. Favorite TV Show / Movie / Actor: Reba/ Grease/ Sandra Bullock
  19. Favorite city: Quebec City, Canada
  20. Favorite Holiday: Easter
  21. Favorite Quote: “Life is not measured by the number of breathes we take; but by the number of moments that take our breath away.”
  22. Goals for Trampoline: Compete in the Olympic Games
  23. Goals in life: Fulfill all of my dreams and expectations
  24. What is your favorite thing about the sport of Trampoline: Hearing the wind in my ears as I bounce on the trampoline
  25. What advice would you give to upcoming trampolinist: Always believe in yourself, never give up, and keep pushing for your dreams; you never know when they may come true.

 

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