Lexi Kurtz began gymnastics at the age of five and began competing at the age of seven as a level 3 with Jump Start Gymnastics. In 2014, Lexi began training with Top Notch Training Center where she competed level 5 for two meets in early 2014, and then went on to compete level 6 for the remainder of the season. Lexi had a great first optional season, finishing second on floor at the Georgia State Championships.
Lexi started off her 2015 level 7 season at the Atlanta Crown Invitational, taking second on floor and placing in the top 10 in the all around. At the State Championships, Lexi finished third on beam and second all around, qualifying her to the Region 8 Championships. At regionals, Lexi finished in the top 10 on vault against some tough competition.
In 2016, Lexi competed level 8 where she went on to place fifth on floor at state. Lexi repeated level 8 during the 2017 season and had a great season, finishing third on floor and fifth all around at the Georgia State Championships.
Lexi began her 2018 level 9 season at the Made in the USA Invitational where she placed fifth on floor. Unfortunately, due to an injury, Lexi was not able to finish her season. However, Lexi came back strong for her 2019 season and began her season at the Grant a Wish Classic where she took fifth on bars and beam. In March, Lexi competed at the Georgia State Championships and finished 11th on floor.
Currently, Lexi trains 20-25 hours per week at Top Notch Training Center under coach DeShaun Holden. In her free time, Lexi likes to play the clarinet. In the future, Lexi’s goal is to earn a college scholarship for gymnastics.