Maddie Nichols began gymnastics at two years old in a mommy in me class at Castle Rock School of Gymnastics. Maddie quickly progressed and even taught herself a back handspring by the age of three. In 2015, Maddie began competing as a level 3. Maddie had a solid first season of competitive gymnastics and finished fourth on beam at the Colorado State Championships. During the fall of 2016, Maddie competed a second season of level 3 and went on to earn third on bars at the Colorado State Championships.
During fall 2017, Maddie competed level 4. Maddie improved throughout the season and finished her season at the Colorado State Championships where she finished fourth on floor.
Currently, Maddie trains 20 hours per week under coaches Laszlo Mako and Svetlana Stabourova at Chameleon Gymnastics. In the future, Maddie's goal is to earn a scholarship to Denver University for gymnastics.