|Ethan Estrada, 6, began tumbling at age 3 in a trampoline class. At 5 years old he was the youngest member to join the Level 4 boy's team at the Mission Valley YMCA. He's now 6 years old and is currently training as a Level 5 on the Boys competitive team.|
|After an overnight hike up Mount Washington on her summer vacation, Abby Bryant, Age 8, cannot resist showing off her gymnastics at the summit. Abby is a Level 5 gymnast at Shen's Gymnastics Academy in Holliston, Massachusetts.|
|Melissa Wong, 10, is a Level 4 rhythmic gymnast with New England Sports Academy. She is coached by Varduhi Nahapetyan. Melissa won first place at the 2009 Junior Olympics Compulsory National Championships held in Virginia Beach, Va., on May 29-31, 2009. She also won first place at the Regional Championships for Region 4 and is the 2009 Massachusetts State Champion.|
|Danielle Brucato, 10, competed in the Level 5 Massachusetts State competition in Holyoke, winning first place in the all-around for the 10 year old division. She trains at Shen's Gymnastics Academy and her coaches are Zufang Shen and John Brescia.|
|Celine Burton, 15, and Olivia Albano, 11, are first cousins who brought home gold medals from the 2009 Florida State Championships and Region 8 Invitationals. Celine (Level 8), is a Florida State beam champion. At regionals she won bars, beam, floor and the all-around. Olivia (Level 7) won bars, vault, floor and all-around Florida State titles. As a Florida team member, Olivia placed first on bars and in the all-around at regionals. Celine is coached by Alexander Babakhin and Olga Babakhina at Internatinal Gold Gymnastics in Tallahassee. Olivia is coached by Cari Farrell and Jay Hogue at Broadway Gymnastics Center in Oviedo.|
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