Straight from the Olympic stage, the best gymnasts in the U.S., including the most decorated gymnast of all time, Simone Biles, and Glendale product Jade Carey, will headline the Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour coming to Glendale.
The show takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave.
Biles, who medaled with silver for team competition and bronze for the balance beam in Tokyo, will be joined by Carey who won gold in floor exercise, and is a 2018 graduate of Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale.
Jordan Chiles and Grace McCallum, who won silver for team competition, and MyKayla Skinner, who won silver in vault, will also be in the lineup.
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com. The Gila River Arena box office remains closed.
“The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will match athleticism and entertainment,” Biles stated in a news release. “The show embodies the themes of empowerment and togetherness which was on display in Tokyo. Together, all the gymnasts on this tour want to inspire the next generation of women and athletes.”
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The show brings the excitement of a gymnastics competition to hometown arenas nightly as each gymnast performs some of their most famous routines mixed with career highlights, personal videos and social media interactions. The show is a gymnastics-meets-pop-concert event that will visit 35 North American cities this fall.
Participants also will include 2016 gold and silver medalist in Rio and “Dancing With The Stars” champion Laurie Hernandez, All-American, NCAA National Champion and viral video sensation Katelyn Ohashi, winner of three gold medals in 2019 and 2020 at the Tokyo World Cup Morgan Hurd, elite gymnast Shilese Jones, former USA Gymnastics Women’s Athlete of the Year Chellsie Memmel, 2021 French Olympian Melanie De Jesus dos Santos and 2018 NCAA National Champion from UCLA, where she achieved 10 perfect 10’s Peng-Peng Lee.
The tour kicks off on Tuesday, Sept. 21 in Tucson with stops along the way in Denver, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Houston, Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Newark and Brooklyn, before concluding in Boston on Nov. 7.