Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer
Elena Arakeljan, Michael Nasik
Kevin Grear was a three-time U.S. champion in men's group (1999-2001) and competed in the 2000 World Championships and the 2001 World Games.
He is the son of Michael and Mary Grear, and has an older sister, Amy, who was a former elite acrobatic gymnast and earned a bachelor's degree in dance from the University of Maryland.
Hometown: Columbia, MD
Name of College: University of Maryland
College Graduation Year: 1999
Degree/Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year you began gymnastics: 1993
Favorite Event: Dynamic
Favorite thing about gymnastics: It's challenging and there's always something to improve.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Win National Championships and medal internationally representing the United States.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Michael and Mary Grear
Names of sibling(s): Amy Grear (5/23/83), former elite acrobatic gymnast who received a dance degree from the University of Maryland
Favorite school subject: Math, Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: Hanging out with friends, watching movies, playing fantasy football, watching the Washington Redskins
Favorite music: Classic rock
Favorite book(s): The Key to Rebecca
Favorite TV show(s): The Office, Family Guy, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Lost, 24, South Park, Mythbusters
Favorite Food: steak
National Championships & J.O. Nationals, Des Moines, Iowa -
2nd-AA, DY, BL (MXP)
National Championships, Dayton, Ohio -
National Championships, Jacksonville, Fla. -
National Championships, Phoenix, Ariz. -
Freedom Cup, St. Paul, Minn. -
2nd-AA, DY; 3rd-BL (MXP)
World Games, Akita, Japan -
World Championships, Wroclaw, Poland -
Flanders International Acro Cup, Puurs, Belgium -