Current Residence: Livermore, CA
Club: West Coast Training Center
Head Coach: Marie Annonson
Scheid started acrobatic gymnastics in 2001 after becoming enthralled by its beauty, grace and originality. She has been a national champion at Levels 6, 8-10 and senior elite. Scheid has competed at numerous international competitions before finally achieving her goal of competing at the 2008 World Age-Group Competition. In the future, Scheid would like to coach a pre-team and stay involved in acrobatics.
Hometown: Livermore, CA
Year you began gymnastics: 2001
Favorite Event: Balance beam
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I love that acrobatics is different compared to any other sport. It involves so many different elements: strength, tumbling, dance, flexibility and skills.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goal was to compete at the 2008 World Age-Group Competition, which I did!
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Hanging out with friends and family
Favorite Food: I have too many favorites.
National Competition Results
2008 National Championships & J.O. Nationals, Des Moines, Iowa - 1st-AA, DY, BL
2007 Junior Olympic National Championships, Palm Springs, Calif. - 1st-AA (Level 10)
2006 Junior Olympic National Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 1st-AA (Level 9)
2005 Junior Olympic National Championships, Louisville, Ky. - 1st-AA (Level 8)
2004 Junior Olympic National Championships, Palm Springs, Calif. - 4th-AA (Level 7)
2003 Junior Olympic National Championships, Jacksonville, Fla. - (Level 6)
International Competition Results
2008 World Age Group Competition, Glasgow, Scotland -
2008 Chmielewski Tournament, Swidnica, Poland -
2007 Freedom Cup, Palm Springs, Calif. - (Jr. Div.)
2006 British Open Tournament, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain - 3rd-AA
2006 H. Chmielewski Tournament, Swidnica, Poland -
2005 Freedom Cup, Landover, Md. -