Alix Napholz got her start in gymnastics at the young age of just 18 months and wanted to follow in her sister’s footsteps of being a gymnast. In October 2013, Alix began competing level 2 as a six year old with Precision Gymnastics. Alix competed level 2 through the spring 2014 season and then went on to compete level 3 during the 2014-2015 season. Halfway through her level 3 season, Alix began training with Jersey Shore Gymnastics Academy. At the New Jersey Level 3 State Championships, Alix placed seventh on beam and eighth all around in a tough age division.
During the summer of 2015, Alix continued to train new skills and was able to skip levels 4 and 5 and went on to compete level 6 during the 2015-2016 season. Alix had a solid level 6 season and concluded her season at the New Jersey State Championships. As a level 7 during the 2016-2017 season, Alix began her season at the Jingle Bell Rock Meet where she won the floor title and placed fifth all around. Alix continued to improve her all around score throughout the season and had a personal best on floor at state where she earned the bronze medal with a 9.625.
Alix opened up her 2017-2018 level 8 season at the Kick-Off Classic where she placed third on beam and floor. Three months later, Alix competed at the New Jersey State Meet where she went on to qualify for the Region 7 Championships. Alix had her best meet of the season at regionals, placing fourth on floor and earning a 37.100 in the all around. Although regionals concluded Alix’s level 8 season, six weeks later Alix competed in the Auburn National Elite Qualifier. Alix finished the optional qualifier with a silver medal on floor and a bronze medal on bars.
Competing a second season of level 8 in 2019, Alix began her season at the Pink Invitational where she won the bars, beam, floor, and all around scores. Three weeks later at the New Jersey State Championships, Alix concluded her season with an eighth place finish on floor.
Following her 2019 level 8 season, Alix began training at Arena Gymnastics. Alix began her level 9 season at the Janet Rothenberg Memorial Invitational where she finished second on beam.
After her 2019 season, Alix began training at Arena Gymnastics. Alix competed level 9 during the 2020 season and competed her first meet at the Janet Rothenberg Meet whee she finished second on beam. Alix had her best meet of the season in March at the Fantasia Classic coming home with a second place finish on beam and third place finish in the all around. Following the Fantasia Classic, Alix was preparing for the New Jersey State Championships. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alix's season was cut short as USAG cancelled the remainder of the season.
Alix kicked off her 2021 season at the Excalibur Cup where earned gold on bars and bronze AA. A month later she qualified to the NJ State Championships where she won bronze on bars & had her highest AA score. She then competed at the Region 7 Championships finishing top 5 all around. From there, Alix qualified to Eastern Championships where she concluded her season finishing top 5 on beam and top 10 all around.
Alix started her 2022 season at the Annual star Struck Invitational placing top ten in the all around. She then competed at the Alamo Classic where she won beam, earned silver on bars & bronze on vault and all around.
Currently, Alix trains 29 hours per week under coaches Candy and Mike Kortchko and Ann Valdi at Arena Gymnastics in Hamilton, NJ. In the future, Alix’s goal is to qualify Hopes and eventually become a Florida Gator.