Zoie Pelfrey got her start in gymnastics at the age of nine after having a general interest in the sport. Zoie began competing in January 2016 with Five Star Gymnastics as a level 4. At her first meet, the National Judges Cup Championships, Zoie won the vault title and earned bronze medals on floor and in the all around. Zoie concluded her season at the Kentucky State Championships where she won the vault and all around titles and took home silver medals on bars, beam, and floor.
Following her level 4 season, Zoie began training at Cincinnati Gymnastics. In January 2017, Zoie began her optional career as a level 7 at the Twistars Invitational. Here, Zoie earned the bronze medal on beam and in the all around. Zoie had a great and consistent level 7 season and went on to the Ohio State Championships where she placed fourth on beam and floor. From state, Zoie qualified to the Region 5 Championships where she won the bars and floor titles, concluding her season.
Zoie began her 2018 level 8 season at the Buckeye Classic where she won the floor title and placed second on bars. Zoie continued to improve throughout the season and had a fantastic meet at the Ohio State Championships and came home with gold medals on vault, beam, floor, and in the all around as well as a silver on bars. Zoie went on to compete at the Region 5 Championships and came away with a silver medal on vault and bronzes on bars and in the all around.
Zoie began her 2019 level 9 season at the Circle of Stars Invitational where she won the bars title and took second all around. Zoie continued to improve throughout the season and took third on vault at the Ohio State Championships. One month later at the Region 5 Championships, Zoie took home the silver medal on floor and the bronze medal on bars and took fourth all around, qualifying to the Eastern Championships.
Currently, Zoie trains 26 hours per week under coach Enrique Trabanino at Perfection Gymnastics School. In the future, Zoie's goal is to earn a scholarship to a division 1 school for gymnastics.
2019 Region 5 Championships Level 9 floor silver medalist & bars bronze medalist
2019 Ohio State Championships Level 9 vault bronze medalist
2019 Eastern Championships Qualifier
2018 Region 5 Championships Level 8 vault silver medalist; bars & AA bronze medalist
2018 Ohio State Championships Level 8 vault, beam, floor & AA champion; bars silver medalist
2017 Region 5 Championships Level 7 bars & floor champion
2016 Kentucky State Championships Level 4 vault & AA champion; bars, beam & floor silver medalist
Region 5 Championships Level 8 vault silver medalist; bars & AA bronze medalist
Ohio State Championships Level 8 vault, beam, floor & AA champion; bars silver medalist
Region 5 Championships Level 7 bars & floor champion
Kentucky State Championships Level 4 vault & AA champion; bars, beam & floor silver medalist
Ohio State Championships Level 9 vault bronze medalist
Region 5 Championships Level 9 floor silver medalist & bars bronze medalist
Eastern Championships Qualifier
Favorite Event: Bars
Favorite Skill: Side Aerial (beam)
Favorite Gymnast: Morgan Hurd
Favorite Meet: Region 5 Championships
Favorite Quote: “Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers” - Magic Johnson
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