Gymnastics

Shane Wiskus to USOTC

… Wiskus and his father, Mike, will load a truck and trailer for a trip they weren’t ready to make. Wiskus is moving to Colorado Springs, where the U.S. Olympic Training Center will become his new gymnastics home.

The senior … will join an elite training group of nine men preparing for the Olympic trials in June.

He will finish his degree in business and marketing education via distance learning, and with the Gophers preparing to hold some meets virtually, he can still compete for them remotely from Colorado.

Should the NCAA championships be held as scheduled April 16-17 at Maturi Pavilion, Wiskus could finish his Gophers career with one final performance at the Pav.

A member of the U.S. national team, Wiskus expected to eventually relocate to Colorado Springs for post-college training. He just wishes it didn’t have to happen so soon. …

Gophers gymnast Shane Wiskus leaving state, moving to Colorado Springs to train