We are continuing our coverage of the 2017 Region 5 All-Star Team Members with Jr B National Uneven Bars Champion Ella Cesario of Legacy Elite. Ella, in her first JO Nationals, hit big when it counted to not only capture the Uneven Bars title, but to land herself a spot on her first Region 5 All Star Team. Ella, who is also nominated for the “Best Bar Combo” Yahtzee Award, is a great talent who not only excels on the Uneven Bars, but shines bright on her favorite event the floor exercise as well. Ella will join her Region 5 Teammates on the All-Star Team Trip to Montreal Canada in October. Let’s get to know Ella a little bit better as she enters her second season as a level 10 and embarks on her very first All-Star adventure.
How did you get into gymnastics? How old were you?My mom signed me up for park district, when I was 3 years old.
What is your favorite event? My favorite event is Floor
Favorite Skill to train/compete? My favorite skill to train/compete is my Yurckenko full on vault
Dream Skill? The Biles
What is your favorite part of gymnastics? My favorite part of gymnastics is representing my gym and Region 5
What college do you plan on attending? University of California Berkeley
What is your favorite meet to compete at? The midwest showdown
Biggest accomplishment in gymnastics so far? My biggest accomplishment in gymnastics so far is making it to the all star trip.
Who do you most admire in the sport of gymnastics? How supportive everyone is.
What is your favorite Region 5 Insider Feature or Series? My favorite Region 5 Insider feature is the Eye on 5.
What is your go to playlist or song before meets? I don’t have anything specific
If you were trapped on a deserted island what 3 things would you take and why? If I was trapped on a deserted island I would bring my phone, so i can call for help, food so i don’t starve, and a shelter/tent of some sort, to have a place to sleep
If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why? I would be a Lion because they are so powerful and dominant.
Who is your favorite superhero? My favorite superhero is either wonder woman or captain america
Do you have any pre-meet rituals or superstitions? Yes, I have to have to wear the
What do you like to do outside of Gymnastics? Pickle Ball
Most embarrassing meet moment or gymnastics moment? I walked the wrong way in my routine
If you weren’t a gymnast, what sport would you do or try? If I was not a gymnast I would try Track or Lacrosse
Which athletes (any sport) do you respect the most and why? I admire Kerri Strug because she showed perseverance and determination to help her team win.
What is the most valuable piece of advice or wisdom your coach has given you? The most valuable piece of advice my coach has given me is that if you don’t work someone else will and they will beat you.
Bonus Question:Tell me something interesting about yourself….
My favorite vacation spot is florida!
Check out some of Ella’s pictures from her 2016-2017 Season
To Vote for Ella’s Bars Combo in the 2017 Yahtzee Awards Click Here