Aug 6, 2008

Team USA Unite After Beijing For The 2008 Tour Of Gymnastics Superstars at Sprint Center

Kansas City, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2008) - Upon their return from China, the country’s most celebrated gymnasts including reigning World Champion Shawn Johnson, 9-time World Championship medalist Nastia Liukin, 2005 All-Around World Champion Chellsie Memmel, and Olympic medalist Morgan Hamm will join Paul Hamm, Shannon Miller, Blaine Wilson and the U.S. gymnastics team for The 2008 Tour of Gymnastics Superstars. The 2008 Tour of Gymnastics Superstars will be live at Sprint Center on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.

Ticket prices for the 2008 Tour Of Gymnastics Superstars start at only $24.50. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster outlets, and charge by phone at (816) 931-3330. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Group tickets are on sale now and may be purchased by calling 816.949.7175 or e-mailing [email protected] The 2008 Tour of Gymnastics Superstars will offer fans a unique opportunity to see some of their favorite gymnasts perform live in an extraordinary sports and music extravaganza. In addition to medal-worthy athletic routines the show will feature songs from the Walt Disney Records" Disney Girlz Rock 2 CD and live performances from teen sensations Jordan Pruitt and KSM. Jordan’s new album, Permission to Fly features the single "One Love" and is currently available exclusively at Limited Too stores. KSM recorded the show’s theme song, "Hero in You," a new pop/rock anthem written and produced by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil of "High School Musical" fame. KSM’s debut album is set for release in 2009.

"I am honored to be representing the U.S. this summer and hope to have the U.S. on the podium but I am also looking forward to coming back from China and going out each night to have fun performing for my fans who have supported me since I started competing," said reigning World Champion Shawn Johnson.