Neil Gulati

Gymnastics

Program: Trampoline & Tumbling
Level: Senior
Club: World Elite Gymnastics
Head Coach: Robert Null
Other Coaches: Peter Dodd
 Personal Information

Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA 

Name of College: Orange Coast College 

Degree/Major: Mathematics 

Year you began gymnastics: 2000

Favorite Event: Trampoline 

How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mother called an operator asking for a diving gym. The operator did not realize there was a diving gym down the street and recommended gymnastics. 

Favorite thing about gymnastics: How good you feel when you learn a new skill or hit a good routine. 

What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goals for the sport are to make finals at multiple world cups, place top 20 at world championships, and like all athletes I wish to compete at the Olympic Games ;) 

Names of parents/guardians: Nav and Alpana

Names of sibling(s): Sister - Natasha


 Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Mario Kart. Going to beach. 
Favorite music: The Cure
Favorite book(s): The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner. 
Favorite TV show(s): Scrubs, Southpark 
Favorite Food: Del Taco 

 National Competition Results

  • 2012 Winter Classic, St. Petersburg, Fla. - 1st-SY; 8th-TR 
  • 2011 U.S. Elite Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 1st-SY; 5th-TR 
  • 2011 U.S. Elite Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-SY; 5th-TR 
  • 2011 Winter Classic, Houston, Texas - 3rd-SY; 7th-TR 
  • 2010 U.S. Elite Challenge, Virginia Beach, Va. - 3rd-SY; 6th-TR 
  • 2009 Final Selection Event, Las Vegas, Nev. - 5th-TR 
  • 2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-SY; 5th-TR 
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 3rd-SY; 6th-TR 
  • 2007 National Championships, Memphis, Tenn. - 1st-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-TR; 6th-SY (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2007 Winter Classic, Lubbock, Texas - 5th-SY; 21st-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2006 U.S. Championships, Schaumburg, Ill. - 9th-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2006 Winter Classic, Birmingham, Ala. - 3rd-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2005 U.S. Championships, Houston, Texas - 4th-TR, SY (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2005 U.S. Elite Challenge, Phoenix, Ariz. - 4th-SY; 6th-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2005 Winter Classic, Fort Smith, Ark. - 4th-SY; 5th-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2004 U.S. Championships, Nashville, Tenn. - 5th-SY; 7th-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2003 U.S. Championships, Sacramento, Calif. - 10th-DM; 19th-TR (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2002 Junior Olympic Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 1st-TR; 6th-DM 
  • 2001 U.S. Championships, San Antonio, Texas - 1st-DM (Jr. Div.) 
  • 2000 U.S. Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio - 7th-TR, DM (Jr. Div.) 

 International Competition Results

  • 2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 3rd-Team, SY; 6th-TR 
  • 2011 Salzgitter World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany - 6th-SY 
  • 2011 Flower Cup, Aalsmeer, Netherlands - 6th-TR 
  • 2010 Pan American Cup, Guadalajara, Mexico - 7th-TR 
  • 2010 World Cup, Albacete, Spain - 
  • 2010 Pan American Championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. - 4th-SY 
  • 2009 World Championships, St. Petersburg, Russia - 4th-TR (Team) 
  • 2006 Flanders International Cup, Ghent, Belgium - 16th-TR 
  • 2005 International Age Group Competition, Eindhoven, Netherlands - 15th-SY; 26th-TR 
  • 2005 Frivolten Cup, Herrljunga, Sweden - 10th-TR