After Sierra’s parents noticed her climbing on and jumping off everything, they decided to put her in a summer gymnastics class. After the summer class concluded, Sierra begged to go back to gymnastics and her parents put her back in gymnastics when she turned five. Sierra began competing in 2012 as a level 4 with Wallers’ GymJam. Sierra had a great first season of competitive gymnastics and went on to win the bars title at the SoCal North State Championships. Due to the USAG skill/level change, Sierra competed another season of level 4 in 2013. Sierra had another great season as a level 4 and placed seventh on bars and beam at state. During the summer of 2014, Sierra participated in TOPs Testing. Sierra made it to National Testing where she had a great test and made the TOPs National B Team. In August 2015, Sierra competed just one meet as a level 5, where she won the floor and all around titles, and began training for level 7.
Sierra’s optional career began in January 2015 as a level 7. At her first meet of the season, the OC Classic, Sierra placed third on beam and fourth all around. Sierra continued to improve throughout the season and at the SoCal state Championships, she placed fifth on vault and sixth all around. Sierra also qualified to the Region 1 Championships where she had her best meet of the season, placing second on bars and floor, and third all around with a 38.075.
Following Sierra’s great level 7 season, Sierra tested out of both levels 8 and 9 at an in house meet. Sierra competed her first level 10 meet in January 2016 and won the beam title and took home the bronze on floor. At the SoCal State Championships, Sierra placed in the top 10 on vault, beam, and floor, and qualified to the Region 1 Championships. At regionals, Sierra placed sixth on floor as one of the youngest competitors at the meet. During the 2016 season, Sierra also qualified Hopes. In May 2016, Sierra competed at the Hopes Classic and placed fifth on vault and floor. From the Hopes Classic, Sierra qualified to the Hopes Championships where she placed sixth on vault.
In 2018, Sierra began training at The Klub Gymnastics. Sierra competed her second year of level 10 during the 2018 season. In addition to competing level 10 during the season, Sierra also had the goal to qualify Hopes for a second season. Sierra began her 2018 season at the Palm Springs Cup where she earned her compulsory score for Hopes 12-13. Sierra also competed as a level 10 at this meet and won the vault title. Two weeks later, Sierra competed at the Fiesta Bowl National Elite Qualifier where she earned her optional score for Hopes 12-13, qualifying Hopes and punching a ticket to the 2018 Hopes Classic in July. In March, Sierra competed at the SoCal State Championships where she placed seventh on vault and floor. A month later, Sierra competed at the Region 1 Championships. Here, Sierra had her best meet of the season, placing second vault and sixth all around, qualifying to the JO National Championships. Sierra had another solid meet at JO Nationals and took home the bronze medal on vault.
Currently, Sierra trains 30 hours per week under coaches Colden Raisher and Denise Pearlman at The Klub Gymnastics in California. Next year, Sierra hopes to qualify Junior International Elite and in the future, her goal is to represent Team USA at the 2024 Olympics.