Savannah Goveia started gymnastics at the age of one in a mommy and me class, and has loved being in the gym ever since. Savannah started competing as a level 3 at the age of seven with Elmwood Gymnastics. Just a year later, Savannah dislocated and fractured her elbow, and was told she would never be able to fully straighten her arm again. However, after extensive physical therapy, Savannah proved the prognosis wrong and went on to test out of level 4 and 5.
In 2015, Savannah competed level 6 with Texas Dreams Gymnastics. Savannah went on to win the beam title at the Texas State Championships, and placed third all around with a huge 38.700. In 2016, Savannah competed level 7 and had her personal best meet at the Texas Prime Meet, finishing second all around with a 38.450.
After her 2016 season, Savannah began training at Everest Gymnastics. During the 2017 season, Savannah competed one meet of level 8 where she won the all around, and then went on to compete level 9 for the rest of the season. At the North Carolina State Championships, Savannah finished second on beam and second all around. Three weeks later, Savannah went on to compete at the Region 8 Championships, placing first on beam and second all around, qualifying to the Level 9 Eastern Championships. At Easterns, Savannah had a great meet, winning the beam title and placing fourth all around.
Savannah began her 2018 season at the Myrtle Beach Cup where she competed both level 10 and elite compulsory. Here, Savannah won three events and the all around in the level 10 competition, and obtained her compulsory score for Hopes 12-13. Savannah continued to have a great level 10 season, and in the middle of the season, she earned her Hopes 12-13 optional score at the KPAC Cup National Elite Qualifier. At the North Carolina State Meet, Savannah placed second on beam and took fourth all around. Savannah went on to compete at the Region 8 Championships where she placed second on beam. In July, Savannah competed at the Hopes Classic in Salt Lake City, UT. Here, Savannah placed fourth on bars and qualified to the Hopes Championships.
Currently, Savannah trains 30 hours per week under coaches Han and Chen at Everest Gymnastics. In the future, Savannah’s goal is to earn a spot on the US Olympic team and earn a gymnastics scholarship to a Division 1 school.