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Vanessa Atler

2000 Senior Pacific Alliance Team
1999 World Championships Team
1998 Goodwill Games Double Gold Medalist
1997 Senior National Co-Champion
1996 Junior National Champion

Hometown: Canyon Country, Calif.
Residence: Plano, Texas
Date/Place of Birth: Feb. 17, 1982/Valencia, Calif.
Club: World Olympic Gymnastics Academy
Coach: Valeri Liuken
School: Learning Post (home schooling)
Year in School: 12th (Fall '00)
Began Gymnastics: 1987 (5 years old)
Years on National Team: 7 (1994-2001)
Favorite Event: Balance beam and uneven bars


Has one brother Teddy (8-15-80) who plays high school baseball...mother Nanette is a tennis instructor...favorite book is "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul," ...a musical fan of The Dixie Chicks...favorite movie is "Titanic" "Dawson's Creek", "Jesse", and "I Love Lucy"... collects butterfly-themed items...has her own web site ( and a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup commercial...would like to be a sports psychologist.


International Competition

National Competition

See also: Vanessa Atler's home page.

updated: 12-August-00

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