where’s Mark Davis?

Everyone’s heard of Mark Davis.

• 1st in the world to compete a Triple Fly-away High Bar
• 3rd in the world to compete Quad Fly-Away off swinging rings

… He started his career in the sport as a gymnast earning a full scholarship to southern Illinois University. In 1973 he studied men’s gymnastics in Japan on an exchange program.

He has coached at numerous gyms across the country including; California State University, Northridge 1973-78; Asst. Coach under Dan Connelley. SCATS Gymnastics 1980-88, where he assisted coach Don Peters an Olympic coach. At SCATS he helped coach Olympians Mitch Gaylord and Charles Lakes. Mark also coached for Kelli Hill, Hill’s Gym 2007-08. …

Today he’s USAG Boys Team Head Coach at Nittany Gym.

His comedy Ring routine starts at 1min 50sec. on this 1977 Santa Monica Gym Fest montage. 🙂

related – Muscle Beach Swinging Rings video

Thank David Reilly for the update.


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Rick Mc

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

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