Hannah Walter

Birthdate: 9/27/1993
Program: Rhythmic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Angola, NY
Club: Gymnastics Unlimited-Orchard Park
Head Coach: Gail Walter

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Career Highlights

  • 2011 U.S. ribbon bronze medalist

Personal Information

Years on the National Team: 3
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Hometown: Angola, NY

Name of High School: Erie Community College
High School Graduation Year: 2010
Degree/Major: A.S. Science 2013
Year you began gymnastics: 1994
Favorite Event: I like them all. It depends on the music and the routine.
How did you get involved in gymnastics: When I was young my mom owned a gymnastics school. And I was in both artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. I ended up staying with rhythmic because I fell in love with it.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Competing and performing
What are your goals for gymnastics?: My goals are to compete internationally, compete at the 2013 World University Games, and improve my ranking.
Names of parents/guardians: Jeffery and Gail Walter
Names of sibling(s): I have a brother, Ryan, who is 2 years older than me and is a swimmer.


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Chemistry/Physics
Hobbies or favorite activities: Singing, Acting, and Playing the Piano
Favorite music: Carrie Underwood, Jason Mraz, Imagine Dragons, and Chester See. All genres
Favorite book(s): Shakespeare
Favorite movie(s): She's the Man, Blades of Glory, Transformers, and The Lorax
Favorite TV show(s): Animal Practice, So You Think You Can Dance, and Dance Moms
Favorite Food: Frozen Blueberries, Fruit
Charity Involvement: Clinics and fundraising for charitable causes i.e. leukemia and other childhood diseases
Other sports involvement: Artistic Gymnastics

National Competition Results

2013 U.S. Rhythmic Championships, Orlando, Fla. - 7th-CL; 8th-RB; 9th-AA
2013 National Qualifier, Deerfield, Ill. - 7th-BA; 8th-HP, RB; 9th-AA
2013 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 7th-AA, HP, BA, RB; 8th-CL
2012 USA Gymnastics Rhythmic Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 8th-AA, CL
2012 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 8th-BA, CL; 9th-AA
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 3rd-RB; 6th-AA, CL
2011 National Qualifier, Downers Grove, Ill. - 8th-CL; 9th-AA
2011 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 6th-AA; 7th-HP, BA, CL, RB
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 6th-HP; 7th-AA, RB; 8th-RP
2010 National Qualifier, Detroit, Mich. - 8th-AA
2010 Chicago Cup Level 10 Invitational, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-RB; 3rd-BA; 7th-AA, RP
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas -
2009 National Qualifier, Plainfield, Ind. -
2009 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 3rd-RB; 5th-HP, BA; 6th-AA, RP (L-9/10 Sr.)