Bross wins USA Championships

Rebecca Bross earned the 2010 U.S. all-around title gradually, but the emotion came all at once.

After eight solid performances over two nights of competition at the U.S. Championships, Bross finally broke down after sticking her dismount on uneven bars, her final event of the night, Saturday at the XL Center in Connecticut.

After a year filled with high expectations and near misses, Bross had the national title, and all the history and prestige that goes with it. She won it the way she would have preferred to, without falling on any apparatus or committing a major error. …

read more on Gymnastics Examiner – With determination and focus, Rebecca Bross captures U.S. all-around title

… With world and defending champion Bridget Sloan not entered in the all-around, first-day leader Rebecca Bross (WOGA) faced little challenge in claiming her first senior national title. And winning in Hartford should be a fitting test-run for Bross with regard to a bigger meet in October, the world championships in Rotterdam. …

IG – Dwight Normile – Bross Claims First Senior U.S. Title

1. Rebecca Bross, Plano, Texas, 120.300
2. Mattie Larson, Los Angeles, Calif., 117.000
3. Alexandra Raisman, Needham, Mass., 115.650
4. Kytra Hunter, Frederick, Md., 114.350
5. Mackenzie Caquatto, Naperville, Ill., 113.350
5. Chelsea Davis, Lakeway, Texas, 113.350
7. Samantha Shapiro, Los Angeles, Calif., 112.000
8. Vanessa Zamarripa, Shiloh, Ill., 111.400

U.S. senior national team: Rebecca Bross, Mattie Larson, Bridget Sloan, Alexandra Raisman, Amanda Jetter, Alicia Sacramone, Cassie Whitcomb, Morgan Smith, Vanessa Zamarripa, Samantha Shapiro, Chelsea Davis, Mackenzie Caquatto, Kytra Hunter, Rebecca Bross.

USA Gymnastics Athlete of the Year: Rebecca Bross
USA Gymnastics Sportsperson of the Year: Alicia Sacramone (as chosen by the athletes)

Women’s Vault
1. Alicia Sacramone, Winchester, Mass., 30.675
2. Vanessa Zamarripa, Shiloh, Ill., 28.675
3. Brandie Jay, Ft Collins, Colo., 28.150

Uneven bars
1. Rebecca Bross, Plano, Texas, 30.050
2. Cassandra Whitcomb, Cincinnati, Ohio, 29.400
3. Mattie Larson, Los Angeles, Calif., 29.000

Balance beam
1. Rebecca Bross, Plano, Texas, 30.900
2. Alicia Sacramone, Winchester, Mass., 29.800
3. Alexandra Raisman, Needham, Mass., 28.300

Floor exercise
1. Mattie Larson, Los Angeles, Calif., 30.350
2. Rebecca Bross, Plano, Texas, 29.700
3. Alexandra Raisman, Needham, Mass., 29.500

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