Darlene Hill
Birthdate: 9/24/1989
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Mt Laurel, NJ
Club:
Head Coach: Kim Bonus
Career Highlights
Hill is the daughter of Tyrone Dixon and the granddaughter of Elouise Dixon, who is her guardian. She has a younger sister, Melissa. Hill graduated from Lenape High School in 2007 and hopes to major in dance in college with a minor in business. Until recently, Hill went by the first name of "Darlene," but has recently decided to use her birth name "Darling."
About Darlene Hill
Hometown: Mt. Laurel, NJ
Name of High School: Lenape High School (2007)
Year you began gymnastics: 1993
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My cousins were in dance class and one dropped out, so they put me in gymnastics because they didn't want to waste the membership. I finished the year and four years later, my aunt found Will-Moor.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The fear, anxiety and determination of going for something you never thought you would.
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Grandmother is Elouise Dixon. Father is Tyrone Dixon.
Names of sibling(s): Younger sister, Melissa.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Going to the mall or movies, bowling and dancing
Favorite music: Rap, hip-hop, R&B, Christian
Favorite book(s): Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence
Favorite TV show(s): Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Family Guy, King of Queens, Law and Order, CSI
Favorite Food: My grandmother's chicken noodle soup
Other sports involvement: Dance
National Competition Results
  • 2008 Visa Championships, Boston, Mass. - 5th-FX
  • 2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-UB, FX; 9th-AA; 17th-BB
International Competition Results
  • 2008 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-Team, FX
  • 2007 Grand Prix, Glasgow, Scotland - 4th-UB
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