Tristan Brown, of Gedderts Twistars USA, hails from DeWitt, Michigan. Tristan has spent more of her life inside the gym than outside starting gymnastics at Twistars USA at the age of 3. Tristan is a first year Level 10, who has already made an impact in the sport of gymnastics winning the 2016 Level 9 AA title. This is Tristan’s last season as not only a JO gymnast at Twistars, but also Region 5. Lets get to know Tristan a little bit better as she heads into the final chapter of her JO Gymnastics Career.
How did you get into gymnastics? How old were you? My mom put me into
What is your favorite part of gymnastics? My favorite part of gymnastics is getting to see my friends everyday and looking back at all the times I’ve struggled and came through them
What college do you plan on attending? I am undecided
Favorite skill to train and/or compete? I really like doing Tkatchevs!
Dream skill? My dream skill would probably be full out on bars
Who do you most admire in the sport of gymnastics? I admire all the people and places I go. Also I like how it make you as a person
What is your all-time favorite leotard? Do you still your very first leo? My favorite leo is either the Level 9 Nationals leo from 2016 or my competition leo this year! Yes, I do still have my first leo!
What is your favorite movie? My favorite Movie is Matilda
What is your go to playlist or song before meets? Any song by Shawn Mendes is definitely my go to!
What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to work with children so I will probably be someone who works on Early Childhood Development.
What is your favorite color? My favorite color is Purple
Favorite Gymnastics Moment? My favorite Gymnastics moment was definitely after my floor routine at Level 9 Nationals in 2016. My coach, Brett Wargo, had the happiest look on his face and then he told me that routine did it and that I won. It was truly the best feeling ever!
If you weren’t a gymnast, what sport would you do or try? If I wasn’t a Gymnast I would want to either do basketball or dance.
If you could have lunch with anyone dead or alive who would it be and why? I would have lunch with Shawn Mendes because he is one of the nicest guys I know and he makes me happy listening to his music and has good meaning behind all of his songs. He is just so genuinely a great guy.
Tell me something interesting about yourself…. I was adopted when I was 2 years old.
Tristan’s Floor Routine from the 2017 Twistars Invite