Gabriela Ruseva got her start in gymnastics at the age of six while her mom and dad were coaching gymnastics and Gabriela loved watching the older girls doing gymnastics and wanted to be like them. Gabriela was enrolled in recreational classes and was shortly after invited to join the team program at Top Flight Gymnastics in California. Gabriela began competing in the fall of 2015 as a level 3 and finished in the top 10 on vault and floor at the NorCal South State Championships.
Following her 2015 level 3 season, Gabriela and her family moved to Texas and Gabriela began training at Aerial Athletics. Gabriela competed level 4 during both the 2016 and 2017 seasons. In 2016, Gabriela made it to the Texas South State Championships where she finished fifth on vault. In 2017, Gabriela had a great season and finished first on beam and floor and second all around at the Texas South State Championships. Gabriela concluded her season at the Teas State Championships with a second place finish on floor.
After missing out on the 2018 season due to an injury, Gabriela began her optional career in 2019 as a level 6 as went the entire season finishing in the top 3 in the all around at each meet. At her first level 6 meet, the Alamo Classic, Gabriela won the bars and floor titles and came in third all around. In March at the Texas State Championships, Gabriela won the floor title with a 9.725 and third in the all around.
Competing level 7 in 2020, Gabriela began her season at the Alamo Classic where she won the vault, bars, floor, and all around titles. Gabriela won the all around titles at three more meets throughout the season. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gabriela's season was cut short as USAG cancelled the remainder of the season.
Currently, Gabriela trains 20 hours per week under coaches Erine Harley, Jessie Rabadan and Heather Schnelzer at Aerial Athletics Gymnastics. Gabriela's goal for the 2021 season to win the all around title at the Texas State Championships. In the future, Gabriela hopes to earn a college scholarship for gymnastics.