Carmel Valley gymnast medals at national tournament


Christopher Lucio of Carmel Valley competed in the U.S.A. Gymnastics trampoline and tumbling national champions held recently in Louisville, Ky.

To qualify for this weeklong national competition, the athlete must succeed in at least one of three events (power tumbling, trampoline, and double mini trampoline) at local, state, and regional competitions.

Christopher won the gold medal in his division, earning him the title of National Champion, and the bronze medal in power tumbling.

Christopher, an honor student, trains five days per week at Flip Force/San Diego, and also studies parkour and saxophone. He graduated from St. Columba Catholic School and is a freshman at Cathedral Catholic.