TO STANFORD // 030211
Congratulations to Samantha who recently signed her national letter of intent to compete for Stanford University! You can view the full press release here.
NAMED TO NATIONAL TEAM // 100509
Although Samantha was unable to compete at the National Championships in August, she was petitioned onto the 2009-2010 National Team. Samantha is currently healing well and looking forward to next season.
FORGOES CHAMPIONSHIPS // 080609
Sami will not be competing in next weeks Visa Championships due to ankle surgery. Get well soon Sami!
TAKES GOLD AT GYMNIX WORLD CUP // 031009
Samantha was selected as part of the US delegation that traveled to Montreal, Canada for the 2009 Gymnix World Cup. She was automatically qualified to event finals on uneven bars due to the lack of competitors for the qualification round. Sami competed an outstanding bar routine and scored a 14.725, a high enough score for the gold medal! Congrats to fellow US teammate, Mattie Larson, for earning the gold on balance beam and floor exercise.
TAKES TWO GOLDS AT PANAMS // 112508
As part of the US delegation to the PanAmerican Event Championships, Sami
won gold on bars and beam in Rosario, Argentina! Her 15.475 on bars and
15.650 on beam in the qualifying rounds were good enough to advance to the
finals, where she improved her scores to a 15. and a 15.775 to win the
gold on both events.
The rest of her teammates
also performed well! Corrie Lothrop (Hills) claimed the gold on vault and
silver on bars, beam, and floor; Olivia Courtney (Orlando Metro) won floor
and was second on vault; Danell
Leyva (Universal) won high bar and was second on pommels; Glenn
Ishino was fifth on pommels and fourth on high bar. Congratulations on a
great job Team USA!
NEW VIDEOS // 030211
New videos from the 2010 US Championships have been added to the site as well as one new video. Many of Samantha's website pages have also been updated.
NEW MONTAGE // 100509
Thank you to AshleyakaFlipperXten on youtube for creating the newest montage added to Sami's video clips!
MEDIA UPDATES // 080609
Photos from this years 2009 Gymnix World Cup are now available in the photo gallery. Sami and Mattie were also feature in this month's International Gymnast Magazine! You can view this article here on the website: Part 1 : Part 2
NEW ADDRESS // 031209
Due to server problems, Samantha’s website will now be available at www.chalkbowl.com/samantha
LAYOUT & CONTENT // 123008
We hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season! This website was recently
redesigned and all of the sections were updated. There is also some new
content, including some jigsaw puzzles, icons, and an "In the
News" section which lists Sami's features in print & online
The video clip section has been re-done with a
custom player from YouTube. Videos from 2005 JO Nationals, 2006 AOGC
Invitational, 2006 WOGA Classic, 2007 Nationals, 2008 WOGA Classic, 2008
Gymnix International, 2008 Jesolo Grand Prix, 2008 Pacific Rim, and 2008
Nationals - whew!