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2012 Boys Team
2012 Boys Team

 

Teams

 Level 4      view
 14 members
 
 Level 5      view
 7 members
 
 Level 6      view
 3 members
 
 Level 7      view
 2 members
 
 Level 8      view
 2 members
 
 Level 9      view
 4 members
 
 Level 10      view
 2 members
 
 International Elite      view
 6 members
 
 



Boys: Level 4      view
 4 members
 
 Boys: Level 5      view
 3 members
 
 Boys: Level 6      view
 3 members
 
 Boys: Level 7      view
 4 members
 
       


   
 
                Congratulations!!                
 
News from Pactific Rim Championships in Canada:

Congratulations for Norah Flatley who helped Team USA win 1st Place Team and won Balance Beam in event Finals on 4/11/2014.


 
Can gymnasts Norah Flatley, Rachel Gowey be the next Shawn or Gabby?
    Bryce Miller, Des Moines Register - 4/3/14


Norah Flatley will represent Team USA to compete at Pacific Rim Championships in Richmond, B.C., Canada, April 9-11, 2014. see article

 
Jesolo, Italy:
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Rachel Gowey (Sr) & Norah Flatley (Jr) helped team USA win the 1st place team (USA Italy Romania Japan Australia). Rachel took 5th in AA and Norah took 3rd in AA and Beam champion!
 
 
 
 


 
Congratulations to Our New 2014 State Champions
The Chow's Boys Gymnastics Teams competed in the Iowa Boys State Meet on March 22nd in Iowa City.

Level 4
The Level 4 team placed 1st in team competition

Individual All-Around Awards included:
  Age 6 Bryce Mullins 1st (Chariton)
Thomas Eide 6th (Des Moines)
  Age 9-10 Noah Madison 1st (West Des Moines)
Josh Hixson 2nd (Norwalk)
Pictured (l to r): Noah Madison, Thomas Eide, Bryce Mullins, Josh Hixson, with Coach Nong Qiang.

 
Level 5
The Level 5 team placed 1st in team competition

Individual All-Around Awards included:
  Age 7-8 Michael Nguyen 1st (Fort Dodge)
Kevin Chow 2nd (West Des Moines)
  Age 9-10 Jude Norris 1st (Altoona)
Pictured (l to r): Michael Nguyen, Jude Norris, Kevin Chow, with Coach Nong Qiang.

 
Level 6
The Level 6 team placed 1st in team competition

Individual All-Around Awards included:
  Age 9-10 Matthew Nguyen 1st (Des Moines)
Jackson Mellencamp 4th (Prole)
  Age 11+ Chantz Nittler 2nd (Prole)
Pictured (l to r): Jackson Mellencamp, Matthew Nguyen, Chantz Nittler, with Coach Nong Qiang.

 
Level 7
The Level 7 team placed 2nd in team competition

Individual All-Around Awards included:
  Age 13+ Benjamin Eyles 1st (Ames)
Will Garrison 4th (West Des Moines)
Colin Pitz 6th (Ankeny)
Pictured (l to r): Will Garrison, Benjamin Eyles, and Colin Pitz
 


 
Congratulations to Rachel Gowey and Norah Flatley
Rachel and Norah will represent Team USA competing in Italy March 22-23, 2014.
USA Gymnastics announces U.S. Women's Team for 2014 City of Jesolo Trophy
2016 Olympic Hopeful Norah Flatley Set for International Debut



Congratulations for Victoria Nguyen on becoming an International Elite Gymnast on March 17, 2014 and for qualifying for 2014 P & G Championships!

 
Congratulations to all of our Optional Gymnasts
Great Job at 2014 State Championships

Regional Qualifiers:
Level 10: Courtney Loper & Emma Brown
Level 9: Emma Huntley, Julia Benson, Allie Gilchrst, Carly Bauman
Level 8: Lauren Hamilton, Sinclair Bagwell

2014 State Champion Team:
Level 6: Lainie Jackson, CJ Everret, Mikayla Klein, Katherine Hanson, Alexa Ebeling, Brooklyn Rowray, Leah Parton, Isabel Treimer


Congrats to Emma Brown (1st year level 10) who qualified to 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup, scheduled for Feb. 28 in Greensboro, N.C. The Nastia Liukin Cup will be held the night before AT&T American Cup at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Very best of luck to Emma!


 
OLYMPIC HONOR: Chow's Gym Statue Unveiled

  

see full article


 
Congratulations Chows!!
On July 11, 2013, the city of West Des Moines officially
renamed the street of Park Dr to Chow's Olympic Ave.
Chows Olympic Ave.



Chow's Way
Iowa's Living Magazine
Feb. 12, 2014

Students from across the state and country seek Liang Chow's expertise when training in gymnastics.



2013 P & G National Championships:
Congratulations to Norah Flatley on finishing 5th place in All-around and 2nd in Balance Beam.
Congratulations to Alexis Vasquez on 3rd place in Balance Beam.
see article



Liang Chow joins Register's Iowa Sports Hall of Fame
Des Moines Register - August 18, 2013



Gabby wins Olympic Gold Olympic Rewind: Gabby Wins Gold

Posted August 2, 2013


 
Gabby Douglas takes Subway's
Sportswoman of the Year
& YoungStars Awards
Gabby takes Woman of the Year  
see the full article


 
Congratulations to our new International Elite Qualifiers

Alexis Vasquez, Norah Flatley,
& Rachel Gowey
(pictured l to r)


They will all be competing at the
Secret U.S. Classic in Chicago, IL
on July 27, 2013.

Good Luck!!
International Elite Qualifiers



 
Congratulations to our 2013
Level 9 Western and Level 10 National Qualifiers

 
 Julia
Julia
Courtney
Courtney
 

 
RESULTS
    
Westerns:    JR AEmma BrownFloor - 9.475 (5th)
 JR BJulia BensonFloor - 9.525 (2nd)
 SR AEmma Huntley 
 
    
Nationals:    JR BCourtney LoperBeam - 9.475 (5th)
Floor - 9.575 (8th)
AA - 37.55 (8th)

 
2013 Western
Floor Silver Medalist:
Julia
Julia Benson


 


 
Congratulations to our Xcel Gymnasts & Coaches!
Great Job at State Meet

Results:         (Click on a team below)  
  Bronze Team Gold Team  
  Silver Team Platinum Team  


 
Congratulations to our 2013 State & Regional Champions

Reg Level 6  Reg Level 7  Reg Level 6

Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7
Click here for results & more pictures.


 
Iceberg Open 2013

Level 5 Team

  

Nike Presents Kinect Training with Shawn Johnson
Showcasing Shawn Johnson & Des Moines in a Nike Commercial.

 
The Year In Review

As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the past 12 months in gymnastics. It's definitely been filled with inspiration, weirdness and heartbreak.

Stretching Out: The Year In Review, From A to Z
International Gymnast Magazine - Dec. 31, 2012



Congratulations to TEAM USA & GABBY DOUGLAS on their Olympic Gold Medals!!!
 




 
Mall Poster
Click on the above photo to view as a PDF

 
 
Mall Picture
  Mall Picture
 
Pictures taken during event  





 
Newscasts & Articles

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Chow's Celebration Picnic

Chow's Celebration Picnic

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Competitive Team Summer Camp

Due to a very busy schedule, Chow's will not host Summer Camps for competitive gymnasts this summer.

Try-out Information

Due to the volume of requests, and the busy schedule of Chow and Li, please follow these guidelines if you are interested in trying out for Chow's Team:

All candidates must first send a video of current performance along with gymnast's competition results directly to the gym at:
 

2014 Chow's Gymnastics & Dance Institute
2210 & 2218 Chow's Olympic Ave. West Des Moines, IA 50265
 

Upon selection, you will be notified to make arrangements for a personal try-out or evaluation.
 

 
   
 

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