Piper Ed got her start in gymnastics at the age of four in a preschool class and immediately loved it. Piper was eventually invited to join the pre-team and competed in her first meet at the age of five as an Xcel Bronze with Olympia Gymnastics. In her first season of competitive gymnastics, Piper won the vault, beam, and all around titles at the North Carolina State Championships. Piper also made it to the Region 8 Championships and came home with a gold medal on bars and a silver medal on floor. In 2015, Piper competed Xcel Silver and went on to win the beam and floor titles at the North Carolina State Championships. Piper qualified to the Region 8 Championships for the second year in a row and won the floor and all around titles.
After competing Xcel Silver, Piper began training at Kozeev's World of Gymnastics. In the fall of 2015, Piper tested out of levels 4 and 5 to then compete level 6 during the 2016 season. In her first level 6 meet, Piper finished fourth on beam. One month later, Piper competed at the South Carolina State Championships where she took sixth on vault and floor.
Following her 2016 level 6 season, Piper began training at Olympic Start Elite Gymnastics (OSEGA). Piper competed her first level 7 meet at The Gala Meet and brought home a bronze medal on bars. In March at the North Carolina State Championships. From state, Piper qualified to the Region 8 Championships. Here, Piper earned a gold medal on bars.
Piper kicked off her 2018 level 8 season at the OZONE Invitational where she finished third on floor. Unfortunately, at her next meet, Piper got injured and had to miss out on the rest of the season. Piper came back to compete level 8 in November of 2018 at the Crown of the Carolinas Meet. Piper finished second on bars here. Piper competed level 8 again in 2019 but was unable to finish her season.
After unfortunately missing out on the remainder of her 2019 season, Piper began training at First in Flight Gymnastics to compete level 9 during the 2020 season. Piper competed her first level 9 meet in January at the Tampa Bay Turners Invite and came home with gold medals on bars and beam as well as a silver in the all around. Piper was able to get three more meets in during the season before the season was canceled due to COVID-19.
Currently, Piper trains 25 hours per week under coaches Trevol Williams & Elke Williams at First in Flight Gymnastics. Piper's goals for her 2021 level 9 season are to score a 9.5 on each event, qualify for the Region 8 Championships, and Qualify for Easterns. In the future, Piper hopes to earn a full atheltic scholarship to a division 1 school.
2017 Region 8 Championships Level 7 bars champion
2015 Region 8 Championships Xcel Silver floor & AA champion; vault silver medalist
2014 North Carolina State Championships Xcel Silver beam & floor champion; bars & AA silver medalist; vault bronze medalist
2013 North Carolina State Championships Xcel Bronze beam champion & bars bronze medalist
Region 8 Championships Level 7 bars champion
Region 8 Championships Xcel Silver floor & AA champion; vault silver medalist
North Carolina State Championships Xcel Silver beam & floor champion; bars & AA silver medalist; vault bronze medalist
North Carolina State Championships Xcel Bronze beam champion & bars bronze medalist
Favorite Event: Bars
Favorite Skill: Shaposh
Favorite Gymnast: Aly Raisman
Favorite Meet: All of Them
Favorite Quote: "Hard days are the best days because that's when champions are made."
|01/17/2020||Tampa Bay Turners Invite||9||Beam - 9.450 (1)||Floor - 8.400|
|01/25/2019||The Miles Avery Challenge||8||Bars - 9.575 (2)|
|01/04/2019||The Gala||8||Bars - 9.225 (2)||Beam - 9.175 (2)||Floor - 8.750 (6)|
|11/09/2018||Crown of the Carolinas||8||Bars - 9.350 (2)|
|02/16/2018||Excalibur Cup||8||Bars - 9.500 (1)|
|04/20/2017||Region 8 Championships||7||Bars - 9.750 (1)|
|03/16/2017||North Carolina State Championships||7||AA - 37.675 (6)|
|03/10/2017||KPAC Cup||7||Beam - 9.475||Floor - 9.475 (9T)|
|03/03/2017||National Gymnastics Challenge||7||Bars - 9.675 (1)|
|01/28/2017||MAAAC Meet - All Star Challenge||7||Bars|
|01/27/2017||Brestyan's Las Vegas Invitational||7||AA - 36.050 (7)|
|01/13/2017||CGA Coaches Spectacular||7||AA - 37.550 (2)|
|01/06/2017||The Gala||7||AA - 37.150 (4)|
|03/18/2016||South Carolina State Championships||6||AA - 35.825 (9)|
|03/04/2016||National Gymnastics Challenge||6||Beam - 9.400 (2)|
|02/19/2016||Gamecock Invitational||6||AA - 35.150 (7)|
|11/20/2015||Crown of the Carolinas||5||AA - 36.300 (8)|
|10/23/2015||SC Judges Cup||4||AA - 34.975 (5)|
|04/29/2015||Region 8 Championships||Xcel Silver||AA - 37.550 (1)|
|04/10/2015||North Carolina State Championships||Xcel Silver||AA - 37.300 (2)|
|03/06/2015||Courtney Kupets Pink Invitational||Xcel Silver||AA - 38.000 (1T)|
|01/16/2015||Ozone Invitational||Xcel Silver||AA - 37.425 (3)|
|01/03/2014||The Gala||Xcel Bronze||AA - 37.525 (1)|