Kiara Nowlin

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Kiara Nowlin
Personal information
Nickname(s) Kiki, Keeks
Country represented  United States
Born (1995-11-27) November 27, 1995 (age 21)
Hometown Oxnard, CA
Discipline Trampoline & Tumbling and Cheerleading
Level Tumbling-Junior Elite[1] and Small Co-Ed level 5
Years on national team Junior 2008-2010 [2]
Club Wallers GymJam Academy[1]
Gym California All Stars
College team Baylor University Acrobatics and Tumbling Team[3]

Kiara Nowlin (born November 27, 1995) is an American gymnast, World Champion power tumbler and an internationally ranked Cheerleader. She is the 2007 World Age Games held in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (WAG) Gold Medalist in Tumbling (11- to 12-year-old division), the 2008 and 2009 USAG Winter Classic First Place Tumbler (Junior Elite Division), and the 2009 USASF Gold Medal Young Athlete Merit Scholarship Recipient. She was at the 2009 World Age Games held in St. Petersburg, Russia, gold medalist in tumbling (13- to 14-year-old division) and gold medalist in double-mini trampoline (13- to 14-year-old division). Kiara also competed for the California Allstars in the Small Senior Co-Ed division (Smoed) and competed in the Unlimited Co-Ed division (Cali Coed), and has won three U.S. All Star Federation Cheerleading Worlds Gold medals with her team. She currently is on the acrobatic gymnastics team at Baylor University.

Personal life[edit]

Kiara started tumbling at the age of three at Gold Coast Gymnasts located in Ventura, California, landing her third back handspring at about three and a half years old. At age four, Kiara's talent became recognized as she began performing at exhibitions with team gymnasts at Gold Coast, since she wasn't allowed to be on a competitive gymnastics team until age seven. However, at age five, Kiara was scouted for an allstar cheerleading team. Although her original plan was to quit cheerleading at age seven when she could compete with her gymnastic team, she continued competing in both cheerleading and gymnastics. Kiara has won seven scholarships and awards due to her athletic talent.[4]

Trampoline and Tumbling Achievements[edit]

USAG National Teams[edit]

  • 2010 Junior National Team Member, Power Tumbling
  • 2009 Junior National Team Member, Power Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline
  • 2008 Junior National Team Member, Power Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline
  • World Age Group – Team Member, 2007, 2009, 2010; Power Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline
  • Region 2 Team Member, 2007
  • JumpStart National Trampoline Team, National Team Member, 2007
  • JumpStart National Tumbling Team, National Team Member, 2007
  • T&T Region 2 Team Member, 2006
  • JumpStart National Trampoline Team, National Team Member, 2006
  • JumpStart National Tumbling Team, National Team Member, 2006
  • JumpStart National Trampoline and Tumbling Team, National Team Member, 2005
  • JumpStart National Trampoline and Tumbling Team, National Team Member, 2004[2]

Trampoline and Tumbling National Competitions[edit]

  • 2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2010 U.S. Elite Challenge, Virginia Beach, Va. - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU; 7th-DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 1st-TU, DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2009 Winter Classic, Birmingham, Ala. - 1st-TU; 6th-DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 1st-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 U.S. Elite Challenge, Mobile, Ala. - 2nd-TU (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla. - 1st-TU; 4th-DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2006 U.S. Elite Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-TU (Open Age)[1]

Trampoline and Tumbling International Competitions[edit]

  • 2010 World Age Group Competition, Metz, France - 1st-TU (15-16)
  • 2009 World Age Group Competition, St. Petersburg, Russia - 1st-TU, DM (13-14)
  • 2009 Canada Cup, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada - 1st-TU, DM (Jr. Div.)
  • 2007 World Age Group Competition, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 1st-TU (11-12) [1]

Cheerleading Achievements[edit]

Team Cheerleading Results[edit]

  • 2013 Cheerleading Worlds Gold Medalist – California All Stars, Small Co-ed (Smoed) [5]
  • 2012 CheerLeading Worlds Gold Medalist - California All Stars, Small Co-ed (Smoed)
  • 2011 Cheerleading Worlds Gold Medalist – California All Stars, Large Unlimited Co-ed
  • 2010 Cheerleading Worlds Silver Medalist – California All Stars, Large Unlimited Co-ed
  • 2008 Cheerleading Worlds Bronze Medalist – CheerForce Simi Valley, Small Girl
  • 2007 Cheerleading Worlds Bronze Medalist – CheerForce Simi Valley, Large Limited Co-ed
  • 2006 Cheerleading Worlds Bronze Medalist – CheerForce Simi Valley, Large Limited Co-ed
  • 2012 NCA National Champion, California All Stars, Small Co-ed
  • 2011 NCA National Champion, California All Stars, Large Unlimited Co-ed
  • 2010 NCA National Champion, California All Stars, Large Unlimited Co-ed[2]

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