2016 Pacific Rim Championships Preview
From World champions, Olympians and multiple medal winners to the new up-and-comers, U.S. athletes will compete alongside a deep international field for the 2016 Pacific Rim Championships, presented by Hershey’s, April 8-10, at the XFINITY Everett Washington Arena.
Headlining the international field for the women are Australia’s 2012 Olympian Emily Little, a three-time World team member, Commonwealth Games gold medalist and two-time medalist at the 2010 Pacific Rim Championships; her Olympic teammate Larrissa Miller, a four-time World team member and Commonwealth Games silver medalist; and 2014 Pacific Rim Championship team bronze-medalist Georgia-Rose Brown, also a two-time World team member and Commonwealth Games silver medalist.
Also set to challenge for a medal is 2012 Olympic vault finalist Brittany Rogers of Canada, a two-time world team member, placed third on vault and uneven bars at the 2008 Pacific Rim Championships. Canadians Megan Roberts, Rose-Kaying Woo, and Shallon Olsen earned the team silver at the 2014 Pacific Rim Championships. Additionally, Olsen won vault at the 2016 Elite Canada.
NBC will show the women’s team and all-around final competition on April 10 from 1-3 p.m. ET.