By his own admission, Zach Clay was far from a standout gymnast as a child. Now a member of the Canadian National Team and one of the country's most talented and accomplished gymnasts, Zach is proof that hard work and dedication pay off.
All her life, Zoie Pelfrey has been ahead of the curve. She started walking at just 10 months; she completed both seventh and eighth grade in a single year; and with just six years of gymnastics experience she’s already a level 10.
Maddox Brower entered gymnastics out of convenience. Eight years and an already distinguished career later, Maddox may not know what he wants to do when he is an adult, but he does know he wants gymnastics to be a part of his life for as long as possible.
The first day that US Glove Brand Ambassador Karissa Brown tried gymnastics, her mom practically had to drag her out of the gym, she loved it so much. That launched an eight-year journey with gymnastics that allowed Karissa to travel, build friendships, and create memories. Now she is charting a new course forward.
“When I started cheer, I couldn’t do anything,” Ella says with a laugh. “I didn’t even have a backbend. I couldn’t do anything more than a cartwheel.” Fast forward five years to the present and Ella is now on two competition cheer teams within the All Star Federation, providing a sense of just how far her hard work has carried her.