Silvia Colussi-Pelaez to OSU

Silvia Colussi-Pelaez has signed a financial aid agreement to join the Oregon State gymnastics program, head coach Tanya Chaplin announced Wednesday. Colussi-Pelaez, a transfer from Florida, completes the 2014 recruiting class …

Colussi-Pelaez, who trains on all four events, competed as a member of Spain’s national team at the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, where she successfully performed a sideways aerial on the balance beam – a first in World or Olympic competition, the skill is now named the Colussi-Pelaez. In 2013, she finished third in the all-around and on vault, beam and floor exercise at the Spanish National Championships. She was also a member of Spain’s 2012 team at the London Olympic Test Event and a member of Spain’s 2011 World Championships team in Tokyo, Japan. …

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Why leave sunny Florida for rainy Oregon?

Sister Mariana Colussi-Pelaez has committed to Oregon State for the 2016-2017 season. (Leave a comment if you can confirm this.)

Their family is close. 🙂

I’m happy that we’ll see Silvia compete NCAA more often. She’s a beautiful gymnast. UCLA v OSU next year will be a fun Beam match up.

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Rick Mc

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