I am homeschooled at a gymnastics gym called Tigar. Tigar started as a co-op program, so we use Colorado Connections Academy — it’s an online homeschool program for kindergarten through your senior year of high …
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Full-time student/gymnastI am homeschooled at a gymnastics gym called Tigar. Tigar started as a co-op program, so we use Colorado Connections Academy — it’s an online homeschool program for kindergarten through your senior year of high school.It’s an amazing school because it can accommodate my schooling needs and my gymnastics training. For example, I practice (gymnastics) from 7 a.m. to 11, then I go back to practice at 2:30 until 5:30 p.m. Colorado Connections Academy arranges my schedule so I can finish school on time, just like everyone else.After high school, I want to attend the University of Utah. Their gymnastics program has been trying to recruit me since I was 9. I went to a gymnastics training camp sponsored by the school, and since then, that’s the school my heart has been set on.About meI’ve lived in Golden my whole life. I like the mountains, and I like going into downtown Golden and walking along Clear Creek.I am 13 and I’m in the eighth grade. My favorite subject is either math or history because you get to learn a lot of different things.I also like to do crafts — I make things out of duct tape. I make wallets a lot, and right now, I’m working on a little organizer made from a cardboard box and duct tape.Artistic dance, powerful tumblingI started mommy-and-me gymnastics classes when I was 2½. I liked them, but when I turned 5, I had to move to another gym with a competitive program so I could compete.I started competing when I was 6. I’m now junior elite. At the level I’m at, I don’t compete as often as I used to. But this season, I’ll compete in Las Vegas, Texas, Chicago and California.I compete in all of the events — vault, bars, beam and floor. My favorite is floor because I like to show off my artistic dance and powerful tumbling.I like gymnastics — I get to see new places and make new friends from all over the U.S. at the competitions.
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