Kalon Ludvigson

USA Gymnastics

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Biography
Kalon is the son of Curtis and Laurie Ludvigson. He has two sisters, Rachel and Katie, and a brother, Logan. Kalon's role model is his coach, Justen Millerbernd. "He has given up so much to help me become a top senior elite athlete. He helps me get through tough workouts and competitions."

Personal Information
Hometown: Sterling, UT
Began Gymnastics In: 1996
How did you get involved?: Both of my sisters were cheerleaders, so I followed them to the gym one day.
Favorite Gymnastics Thing: I have been able to travel and see the world, and make some very close friends internationally.
Favorite Event: Tumbling
Goals: To continue to improve and keep competing at a high level.
School: Idaho State University
Grade: Freshman
Major: Pharmacy
Favorite School Subject: History

Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite Music/Book: Music: techno
Favorite TV Show: Will & Grace, Project Runway, South Park, The Simpsons
Favorite Food: Mexican
Hobbies: Shopping
Other Sports Involvement: Tennis

National Competition Results
2008 Winter Classic, Tulsa, Okla.: 1st-TU; 5th-DM
2007 Stars and Stripes Cup, Birmingham, Ala.: 1st-TU, DM
2007 National Championships, Memphis, Tenn.: 1st-TU, DM
2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo.: 1st-TU, DM
2007 Winter Classic, Lubbock, Texas: 1st-TU, DM
2006 U.S. Championships, Schaumburg, Ill.: 1st-TU, DM
2005 U.S. Elite Challenge, Phoenix, Ariz.: 2nd-TU
2005 Winter Classic, Fort Smith, Ark.: 2nd-TU; 3rd-DM; 8th-TR
2004 Visa Championships, Nashville, Tenn.: 12th-DM
2004 U.S. Elite Challenge, Birmingham, Ala.: 1st-TU; 2nd-DM
2004 Winter Classic, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1st-TU, DM
2003 Junior Olympic Championships, Sacramento, Calif.: 1st-TU, DM
2002 Junior Olympic Championships, Indianapolis, Ind.: 1st-TU, DM
2001 Junior Olympic Championships, San Antonio, Texas: 7th-TU; 11th-DM
1998 J.O. National Championships, Minneapolis, Minn.: 1st-DM; 3rd-TU
1997 J.O. National Championships, Orlando, Fla.: 3rd-TU
1996 U.S. Championships, Phoenix, Ariz.: 1st-TU

International Competition Results
2008 World Cup, Wroclaw, Poland: 12th-TU
2007 World Championships, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada: 2nd-Team (DM); 3rd-DM; 4th-TU; 5th-Team (TU)
2007 World Cup, Zielona Gora, Poland: 2nd-TU
2007 World Cup, St. Petersburg, Russia: 2nd-TU, DM
2007 World Cup, Ostend, Belgium: 4th-TU
2007 World Cup, Lake Placid, N.Y.: 3rd-TU
2007 World Cup, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada: 2nd-DM; 6th-TU
2006 World Cup, Salzgitter, Germany: 15th-TU
2005 World Championships, Eindhoven, Netherlands: 5th-Team; 36th-TU
2005 World Games, Duisburg, Germany: TU (injured)
2005 World Cup, Sofia, Bulgaria: 4th-TU
2005 World Cup, Levallois, France: 10th-TU
2004 Pan American Championships, Tampa, Fla.: 1st-TU, DM
2004 Indo-Pacific Championships, Kelowna, B.C., Canada: 1st-TU; 3rd-DM
2003 World Age Group Games, Hannover, Germany: 6th-TU; 7th-DM
2003 International Winter Classic, Tampa, Fla.: 1st-TU; 9th-DM