DC Stars Gymnastics Athlete Gets the Surprise of Her Life

Everyday Champion, Sanari of DC Stars Gymnastics in Albany, New York got the surprise of her life when she walked into practice one day and saw over 30 of her teammates wearing her award winning design! Back in August 2015, USA Gymnastics, Under Armour, and GK hosted a “Color Your Leo” contest. As part of the award, GK brought to life the winning design and featured it in our 2015 GK Fashion Show at the National Congress in Indianapolis, IN. Needless to say, Sanari was the winner of the “Color Your Leo” contest.


Girl on Fire frameDC Stars Gymnastics co-owner Debra Harrienger tells us that  “We are so proud of Sanari. Sanari represents everything DC Stars Gymnastics wants in a team member. She is kind and courteous to everyone, and she is a hardworking gymnast.” In order to show their appreciation for this selfless athlete, the DC Stars Gymnastics Booster Club arranged for Sanari’s teammates to have a tank version of the leotard. Once the leotards arrived, they planned a “Sanari Day” complete with cake, a signed photo of Sanari posing with her leotard design at the 2015 GK Fashion Show (left), and all of her teammates wearing her design!

CPCDC Stars Gymnastics was on fire in this sublimated tank leotard that features Sanari’s winning design! This classic scoop back leo features a raging orange and yellow fire design sublimated on polytek fabric.

We are so proud of you , Sanari, and wish you lots of success in the sport of gymnastics!

Do you have a unique design you want to see come to life? GK’s talented design team will take your wildest ideas and make them a reality with state of the art technology. Click here for more information on GK Sublimated Designs. 

GK. Choice Of Champions.™








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Ann F.
Reply February 10, 2016

Fantastic leo design, inspiring designer Sanari, and great group of fun-loving, hard-working gymnasts!

Reply February 10, 2016

Thank you for posting this story about the awesome surprise my daughter's wonderful teammates pulled off for her! We love our DC Stars family! Thank you so much to GK Elite for so beautifully bringing Sanari's leo design to life!! The girls LOVE wearing their new leos designed by their teammate! :)

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