Q: Do you have a nickname?
A: Lizzie, Bitty
Q: When and why did you first become interested in gymnastics?
A: I started when I was four years old because my older sister was on team.
Q: Do you have any good/funny memories from when you first started taking gymnastics classes?
A: My mom tried to put me in class when I was younger, but I cried and refused to do it.
Q: What is your training regimen? Was that a big change when you made the switch to competitive gymnastics?
A: I train about 30 hours a week.
Q: What is your favorite event?
Q: Who is your favorite gymnast or who is your “idol”?
A: Laurie Hernandez
Q: How has gymnastics helped you as a person?
A: I make so many great friends and get to travel to new places all the time.
Q: If you had to select one life-lesson that gymnastics has taught you, what would it be?
A: You can do anything you put your mind to.
Q: What are your biggest accomplishments or best memories in your career?
A: Sweeping all four events and the all-around title at Level 8 Regionals last year. And qualifying to the Nastia Cup!
Q: Do you want to compete in collegiate gymnastics?
Q: What are your favorite subjects, etc.?
Q: When you’re not in the gym, how do you enjoy spending your time? Do you have any hobbies or favorite activities? Charities?
A: I love spending time at the lake with my family in the summer. I also like shopping and spending time with friends.
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: Christmas Vacation
Q: What is your favorite book?
A: Magic Tree House series
Q: What is your favorite music group?
A: One Direction
Q: Are any of your family members current or former athletes? Which sports?
A: Everyone! My dad did college soccer and baseball, my mom was a diver, my sister does gymnastics, my older brothers both play soccer and basketball, and my little brother is a wrestler.
Q: If you had to pick 3 words to describe yourself as a gymnast, what are they?
A: Blessed, Mighty, Fierce