Hometown: Norman, Okla.
Residence: Dallas, Texas
Birth Date/Place: October 25, 1983/Reno, Nev.
Club: Nations Gym
Coaches: Nelu and Adriana Pop, Jenny Ester Rowland
School: Community Christian School
Year in School: 10th (Fall '99)
Began Gymnastics: 1988
Years on National Team: 2 (1998-00)
Favorite Event: Beam, floor exercise
Hobbies: Watching movies, reading, going to sporting events
|Angela is the younger of two daughters born to Tom (banker) and Sandie (nurse, office manager) Beam. Sister Melissa is a cheerleader who has participated in volleyball and basketball and is a student at Texas Christian University. Dad was a high school wrestler. She has a 4.0 grade point average and enjoys studying history. She attended the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney as a spectator and as a representative of the Lay Witness for Christ.|