Samantha Shapiro
Birthdate: 5/18/1993
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Club:
Head Coach: Galina Marinova
Other Coaches: Artur Akopyan
Career Highlights
  • 2014 NCAA uneven bars silver medalist
  • 2008 U.S. junior uneven bars and balance beam champion and all-around silver medalist.
  • 2007 U.S. junior uneven bars champion and all-around silver medalist.
About Samantha Shapiro
Nickname: Sami
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Personal Website: www.chalkbowl.com/samantha/
Name of High School: Windward School
Name of College: Stanford University
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: All events
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I became involved in gymnastics through a preschool program when I was three years old.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling I have flying through the air.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To represent the USA in Worlds and Olympic competition
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Abbe and Brent Shapiro
Names of sibling(s): Nicole
Family members in sports: Nicole is a level 10 gymnast. My mom was a national champion baton twirler and, my dad was a wrestler and a marathon runner.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Going to the beach, movies and dancing
Favorite music: Black Eyed Peas
Favorite book(s): A Separate Peace
Favorite TV show(s): Glee, Friends
Favorite Food: Bananas
Charity Involvement: Food Pantry Volunteer
Other sports involvement: Skiing, basketball
National Competition Results
  • 2015 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 5th-Team
  • 2014 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Birmingham, Ala. - 2nd-UB
  • 2012 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Duluth, Ga. - 2nd-UB; 4th-Team
  • 2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 5th-FX; 7th-AA, BB(T)
  • 2010 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 4th-BB, FX
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Boston, Mass. - 1st-UB, BB; 2nd-AA; 6th-FX; 8th-VT (Jr. Div.)
  • 2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-BB; 2nd-AA, UB, FX; 12th-VT (Jr. Div.)
  • 2007 U.S. Classic, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-UB; 2nd-AA; 6th-BB; 7th-VT (Jr. Div.)
  • 2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 13th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 13th-AA; 10th-UB (jr. division)
  • 2006 U.S. Classic, Kansas City, Kan. - 4th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2006 U.S. Classic, Kansas City, Kan. - 2nd-UB; 4th-AA; (jr. divison)
International Competition Results
  • 2009 World Cup, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 1st-UB
  • 2008 PAGU Individual Event Championships, Rosario, Argentina - 1st-UB, BB
  • 2008 Gymnix International, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 1st-Team, AA, UB, BB; 3rd-VT; 4th-FX (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 Italy-Spain-Poland-USA competition, Jesolo, Italy - 5th-AA(T) (Jr. Div.)
  • 2008 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-Team, UB; 2nd-AA; 5th-BB; 7th-VT; 8th-FX (Jr. Div.)
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline