gymnastics montagemaker Aleksas dead at 21

Terrible news.

trotta02.jpgAleksas J. ‘Lex’ Trotter, 21, formerly of Racine, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 19, 2008, at his residence in Madison.

obituary – The Journal Times

Aleksas had impeccable taste. I was a big fan of his work.

Blythe posted a thoughtful tribute:

Lex made montages and webpages and photographed some of the best American gymnasts of his generation. The gymnasts he loved most were the ones who brought something extra to the competition floor in terms of personality, spirit and choreography — Yvonne Tousek, Tabitha Yim, Terin Humphrey, Allyse Ishino, Shantessa Pama and Chellsie Memmel.

He also had a supreme sensitivity to the not-so-wonderful stories that gymnastics produced. …

Aleksas Trotter, 1986-2008 – Gymblog

No word on the cause of death.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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