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Justin Brainard performs on the Horizonal bar at the Horton Challenge while being coached by Achievers Head Coach, Ryan Turney.


Competing at the Horton Challenge – Fort Worth, Texas 

DENTON, TX – 16 gymnasts from Achievers Gymnastics competed at the Jonathan Horton Challenge at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. This competition is one of the largest gymnastics meets in the world hosting both men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, NCAA gymnastics, and trampoline and tumbling. This competition was attended by thousands of gymnasts from all over the United States, with many of the gymnasts from Achievers placing near or at the top.

This was the boys final regular season competition of the year and many boys had season high scores and showed they are physically and mentally prepared for the State Championships. Outstanding performances were performed by Max Briggle and Hans Salazar showing the biggest improvements of the year by achieving almost 3 points higher in the All-around from their previous season bests.
Will Weiper and William Kudlac both qualified to the Junior Developmental National Championships in 2021 and have been working hard all year to try to qualify again. Slayden Martin is also in contention to qualify to the national championships for the first time.
All our athletes are working to qualify to either Regional, Western or National Championships, based on their competitive levels.
The next competition for the Achievers boys is March 12-13th at the 2022 North Texas Men's Gymnastics State Championships at Saginaw High School.

Meet Results

Level 3 Division 1: 6–8-year-old
August Bohmont-Brown, Denton, Floor 1st, Pommel Horse 9th, Vault 1st, Parallel Bars 10th, Horizontal Bars 10th, All Around 8th
Ashton Baker, Denton, Horizontal Bar 6th 

Level 4 Division 1: 9–10-year-old
Hans Salazar, Denton, Pommel Horse 9th, Vault 2nd, Horizontal Bars 10th 

Level 5 Division 1: 11–13-year-old
Justin Brainard, Corinth, Floor 4th, Pommel Horse, Rings 4th, Vault 8th, Parallel Bars 2nd, All Around 2nd
Ezra Biesecker, Gainesville,Floor 6th, Rings 6th, Vault 5th
Max Briggle, Denton, Floor 2nd, Pommel Horse 3rd, Vault 4th, Parallel Bars 7th, Horizontal Bar 9th, All Around 3rd 

Level 6 Division 1: 10–11-year-old
Yubin Layman, Corinth, Floor 6th, Pommel Horse 3rd, Rings 6th, Vault 5th, Parallel Bars 6th, Horizontal 6th, All Around 6th
Will Russell, Denton, Pommel Horse 10th, Horizontal Bar 8th 

Level 7: 12–14-year-old
Corbin Wood, Decatur, Floor 5th, Pommel Horse 2nd, Rings 7th, Vault 3rd, All Around 7th 

Level 10: 16–19-year-old
Will Weiper, Corinth, floor 2nd, pommel horse 2nd, rings 7th, vault 10th, horizontal bar 3rd, all around 6th
Will Kudlac, Pilot Point, floor 9th, vault 8th, parallel bars 5th, horizontal bars 5th
Slayden Martin, Denton, Floor 7th, Pommel Horse 9th, Rings 8th, Vault 10th, Parallel Bars 7th, Horizontal Bar 8th, All Around 7th 

For more information, please contact Ryan Turney, Head Coach, Boys Team Program at (940) 484-4900, or by e-mail at

Achievers Gymnastics is owned and operated by Frank and Johnna Kudlac since 1992. Celebrating 30 years serving the Denton community, the Achievers curriculum consists of many inter-working programs including Girls and Boys USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic gymnastics teams, Girls TAAF Teams, Achievers Ninja Warrior Training, and various levels of recreational gymnastics, cheer, and tumbling classes for children of all ages. 

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