Jonathan Horton

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Birthdate: December 31, 1985

One of the most consistent American athletes of the 2000s on the NCAA, U.S. and international levels, Horton’s career includes two Olympic medals, two World Championships medals, four U.S. titles, an Olympic Trials title and six NCAA crowns. Not yet 17 years old, Horton won his first U.S. title as a senior on vault in 2002, the same year he won the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic all-around. After earning the U.S. junior all-around title in 2003, he went on to win another senior vault title in 2006 and was a back-to-back all-around champion in 2009 and 2010. The 2008 Olympic Trials all-around champion, he won Olympic silver on high bar and team bronze in Beijing, adding World Championships bronze medals in the all-around in 2010 and as a member of the team in 2011. As a collegiate athlete at the University of Oklahoma, Horton was a record-setting, 18-time NCAA All-American. In addition to the 2005 NCAA team crown, Horton won the NCAA all-around, floor and still rings in 2006, floor in 2007 and rings in 2008. A two-time Olympian who was sixth in high bar and fifth in the team competition in 2012, Horton retired from competitive gymnastics in 2016 and is active as a motivational speaker and fitness industry consultant. He currently resides in Houston, Texas, with his wife Haley and their children Addison and David.

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One of the most consistent American athletes of the 2000s on the NCAA, U.S. and international levels, Horton’s career includes two Olympic medals, two World Championships medals, four U.S. titles, an Olympic Trials title and six NCAA crowns. Not yet 17 years old, Horton won his first U.S. title as a senior on vault in 2002, the same year he won the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic all-around. After earning the U.S. junior all-around title in 2003, he went on to win another senior vault title in 2006 and was a back-to-back all-around champion in 2009 and 2010. The 2008 Olympic Trials all-around champion, he won Olympic silver on high bar and team bronze in Beijing, adding World Championships bronze medals in the all-around in 2010 and as a member of the team in 2011. As a collegiate athlete at the University of Oklahoma, Horton was a record-setting, 18-time NCAA All-American. In addition to the 2005 NCAA team crown, Horton won the NCAA all-around, floor and still rings in 2006, floor in 2007 and rings in 2008. A two-time Olympian who was sixth in high bar and fifth in the team competition in 2012, Horton retired from competitive gymnastics in 2016 and is active as a motivational speaker and fitness industry consultant. He currently resides in Houston, Texas, with his wife Haley and their children Addison and David.