Current Residence: Harahan, LA
Club: Crescent City Gymnastics
Head Coach: Gawain Dupree
Other Coaches: Julie Dupree
Thibodeaux is the daughter of Dan and Carlene, who she says are her number one fans. She has a brother, Garrett, and a sister, Amanda, who is a three-time junior olympic national champion in acrobatic gymnastics. Thibodeaux also was a competitive tumbler and medaled at the 2004 Junior Olympic National Championships.
Hometown: Harahan, LA
Year in School: 6th (Fall '08)
Name of High School: Kehoe France
Year you began gymnastics: 2002
Favorite Event: Dynamic
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I followed my sister, who was an acrobatic gymnast.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: I love my gym "family."
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To reach my full potential and to be the best that I can be.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Dan and Carlene Thibodeaux
Names of sibling(s): Garrett is my amazing musician brother. Amanda is my sister and the Wind Beneath My Wings! She is also a three time Acro National Champion herself!
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: art, swimming, horseback riding
Favorite music: Hannah Montana
Favorite book(s): "Nancy Drew" series
Favorite TV show(s): Hannah Montana and Spongebob Squarepants
Favorite Food: quesadillas
Charity Involvement: Volunteering at the school at which my mom works
Other sports involvement: Swimming, track, cheerleading
National Competition Results
2008 National Championships & J.O. Nationals, Des Moines, Iowa - 1st-AA, BL; 2nd-DY
2007 Junior Olympic National Championships, Palm Springs, Calif. - 1st-AA, BL; 2nd-DY (Level 9, 17+)
2006 Junior Olympic National Championships, Kansas City, Mo. - 2nd-BL; 4th-AA, DY (Level 10)
2003 Junior Olympic National Championships, Jacksonville, Fla. - 3rd-AA (Level 7)