Wheel Gymnastic World Championships come to Chicago
Chicago world champion wheel master Wolfgang Bientzle announced the 10th annual Wheel Gymnastic World Championships, continuing through July 14 at North Park University Gymnasium in Chicago. Wolfgang Bientzle, a native of Germany, is the director of operations of the USA Wheel Gymnastics Federation. The event, featuring more than 240 athletes, is being presented by American SOKOL and the USA Wheel Gymnastics Federation.
The Chicago event is the first time the championships have taken place outside of Europe. Sports fans can purchase general admission tickets for $10, Junior Finals for $15, Senior Finals and Team Finals for $20 and All Event tickets are $50. There will also be an opening gala ($25) tonight at The Athenaeum Theatre. For more information, visit wheel2013.com. - Eloise Marie Valadez