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US Men's Gymnastics National Champions (Vault)

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Jake Dalton

Jake Dalton won the 2009, 2011, and 2012 national titles on vault

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Ron Galimore takes the vaulting cake: he won four national titles on vault in the late '70s and early '80s. Recently, 2012 Olympian Jake Dalton has dominated, winning three titles in the last four years.

US vault champions in men's gymnastics:
Year / Name / Club / Age / Score
1963: Art Shurlock, University of California, age 25, 18.80
1964: Gary Hery, University of Iowa
1965: Brent Williams, Southern Illinois University, 9.367
1966: Dan Millman, University of California, 9.3375
1967: Jack Kenan, University of University of Arizona, 18.375
1967: Sid Jensen, University of Michigan, 9.135 (USAG and AAU champs were both named)
1968: Rich Scorza, University of Iowa, 9.362
1969: Dave Butzman, Iowa State University, age 19, 9.20
1970: Makoto Sakamoto, University of Southern California, age 23, 9.075
1971: Gary Morava, Southern Illinois University, age 19,
1972: Mike Kelley, California State Fullerton, 18.675
1973: Gary Morava, Southern Illinois University, age 20, 18.325
1974: John Crosby, Southern Connecticut State University, age 22, 19.475
1975: Tom Beach, California State-Berkeley, age 20, 18.050
1976: (none)
1977: Ron Galimore, Louisiana State University, age 18
1978: Jim Hartung, University of Nebraska, age 18, 19.000
1979: Ron Galimore, Iowa State University, age 20, 19.450
1980: Ron Galimore, Iowa State University, age 21, 19.500
1981: Ron Galimore, Iowa State University, age 22, 9.725
1982 (tie): Jim Hartung, University of Nebraska, age 22, 19.500
1982 (tie): Jim Mikus, University of Nebraska, age 20, 19.500
1983: Chris Reigel, University of Nebraska, age 18, 19.825
1984: Chris Reigel, University of Nebraska, age 19, 19.850
1985 (tie): Scott Johnson, University of Nebraska, age 23, 18.950
1985 (tie): Mark Oates, University of Oklahoma, age 22, 18.950
1986: Scott Wilbanks, Houston Baptist University, age 25, 19.150
1987: John Sweeney, Houston Baptist University, age 23, 19.250
1988 (tie): John Sweeney, Houston Baptist University, age 24, 19.175
1988 (tie): Bill Paul, Unattached, age 28, 19.175
1989: Bill Roth, Temple University, age 18, 9.375
1990: Lance Ringnald, Gold Cup Gymnastics, age 19, 9.712
1991: Scott Keswick, University of California-Los Angeles, age 21, 9.625
1992: Trent Dimas, Gold Cup Gymnastics, age 21, 9.575
1993: Bill Roth, Temple University, age 23, 9.237
1994: Keith Wiley, Stanford University, age 19, 9.112
1995: David St. Pierre, Broadway School of Gymnastics, age 28, 9.387
1996: Blaine Wilson, Ohio State, age 21, 9.537
1997: Blaine Wilson, Independent, age 23, 9.650
1998: Brent Klaus, International, age 24, 10.00
1999: Guard Young, Brigham Young University, age 22, 9.800
2000: Blaine Wilson, Team Texaco-USOTC, age 26, 9.925
2001: Jason Furr, Team Texaco-Houston Gym. Acad., age 22, 9.400
2002: Paul Hamm, Team Texaco-Swiss Turners, age 19, 9.600
2003: Raj Bhavsar, Team Chevron-Ohio State, age 23, 9.900
2004: David Sender, Buffalo Grove Gymnastics, age 19, 19.250
2005: Sean Golden, Houston Gymnastics Academy, age 22, 19.425
2006: David Sender, Stanford, age 21, 32.600
2007: Sean Golden, Houston Gymnastics Academy, age 24, 31.850
2008: David Sender, Team Chevron, age 22, 32.450
2009: Jake Dalton, Gym Nevada, age 17, 32.700
2010: Steven Legendre, University of Oklahoma, age 21, 34.100
2011: Jake Dalton, University of Oklahoma, age 19, 33.650
2012 (tie): Sean Senters, Stanford University, age 19, 32.400
2012 (tie): Jake Dalton, University of Oklahoma, age 21, 32.400

Source: USA Gymnastics

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