Payton Chandler began gymnastics at the age of four at WOGA Gymnastics and began competing at age six as a level 3. In her first year of competitive gymnastics, Payton placed second on vault and third on floor at the Texas North State Championships. Payton repeated level 3 during the 2015 season and went on to take second all around at the Texas Level 3 North State Meet with a huge 39.250.

Payton opened up her level 4 season at the 2016 WOGA Classic where she won the bars and all around titles. At the Texas Level 4 North State Championships, Payton scored a perfect 10.0 on bars and finished the meet with a second all around finish. At the Level 4 State Meet, Payton took home first on vault and second on bars, floor, and in the all around. Payton only competed two meets of level 5. At her first level 5 meet, she won the bars and all around titles.

Payton began her 2018 level 7 season at the California Grand Invitational winning the beam and all around titles. At the 2018 Texas State Championships, Payton finished first on beam with a 9.850 and second all around with a 38.600, and qualified to regionals. At regionals, Payton had a great meet in a tough age division. She finished second on vault and seventh all around with a 38.075.

Following a solid level 7 season, Payton began her level 8 season at the Kurt Thomas Invitational where she took fourth on bars and beam. Payton continued to improve throughout the season and had a fantastic meet at the Texas State Championships where she won the bars, floor, and all around titles with a huge 38.950. Payton then advanced to the Region 3 Championships where she closed out her season, finishing third on bars and fourth all around.

Currently, Payton trains 23 hours per week under coaches Sonia Sun and Adam Duncan at WOGA Gymnastics.

2018 Texas State Championships Level 7 beam champion; vault & AA silver medalist; bars bronze medalist
2018 Region 3 Championships Level 7 vault silver medalist
2018 America's Top 100: Level 7 Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor & AA
2017 America's Top 100: Level 5 Bars & Floor
2016 Texas State Championships Level 4 vault champion; bars, floor & AA silver medalist
2016 Texas North State Championships Level 4 bars champion (perfect 10.0); beam, floor & AA silver medalist
2016 America's Top 100: Level 4 Vault, Bars, Floor & AA
2015 Texas North State Championships Level 3 bars & beam champion; AA silver medalist; vault & floor bronze medalist
2015 America's Top 100: Level 3 Bars, Beam & AA
America's Top 100: Level 7 Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor & AA
Region 3 Championships Level 7 vault silver medalist
Texas State Championships Level 7 beam champion; vault & AA silver medalist; bars bronze medalist
America's Top 100: Level 5 Bars & Floor
America's Top 100: Level 4 Vault, Bars, Floor & AA
Texas State Championships Level 4 vault champion; bars, floor & AA silver medalist
Texas North State Championships Level 4 bars champion (perfect 10.0); beam, floor & AA silver medalist
America's Top 100: Level 3 Bars, Beam & AA
Texas North State Championships Level 3 bars & beam champion; AA silver medalist; vault & floor bronze medalist

Favorite Event: All

Favorite Skill: All

Favorite Gymnast: Carly Patterson

Favorite Meet: Texas Prime Meet

Favorite Quote:
"Hard work always shows up"

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