Sam Parton

Sam Parton

Grade : Graduated 2010

Team Captain
Favorite Event :
Floor, I like to be able to express my personality in my routine.
Least Favorite Event :
Beam, because I always get really nervous and end up falling off or bars because it is “hard
Facts About My Gymnastics Career :
I started gymnastics when I was 3.  I started competing when I was 9.
Most Memorable Gymnastics Moment :
Is getting a 9.00 on Floor at my first level 6 meet.
First Skill I remember Getting: Handstand on beam
Most Memorable High School Gymnastic Moment:  Qualifilng as the alternate to state  on vault
Favorite Gymnast :
Dominique Moceanu & Alexander ‘Sasha’ Artemev
My Favorite Subject: Psychology
My Favorite Color:  Light Blue
In My Free Time :
I like spending money on shopping and being with my friends and family.  I also like to eat and sleep.
Interesting Facts About Me :
My car’s name is Vic.
I have 2 dogs.
I want to be a physical therapist
My thoughts on drug testing:  I think that it is a good thing.  It keeps athletes away from drugs.  
Personal Stats for 2009-2010 Senior Year
Whitmer/Northview/Central December 15 2009
vault 3rd, bars 4th, beam 3rd, floor 2nd, AA 3rd

Perrysburg Invitational January 1, 2010
vault 3rd, bars 8th, beam 12th, floor 3rd, AA 5th
Patrick Henry Invitational January 18, 2010
vault 6th
Southview/Whitmer/Maumee February 6, 2010
vault 3rd, bars 7th, beam 19th, floor 1st, AA 5th
NLL Championship February 13, 2010
vault 3rd, bars 12th, floor 6th, AA 10th
1st team All NLL
Districts February 27, 2010
team qualified for state
4 event scores contributed to team score
Made All District Team
High School State 2010
team placed 12th
Past Stats
Personal Stats for 2008-2009:
Patrick Henry Invitational
unable to attend
Maumee vs Perrysburg Meet
injured wrist
Whitmer/Maumee/Springfield/Anthony Wayne

4th on vault and all around
5th on bars and beam
6th on floor
Northview, Southview vs Perrysburg
3rd on vault, beam, floor
2nd all around
NLL Championship
3rd on vault
5th on bars and beam
2nd on floor and all around
District Championships
6th place alternate on vault
16th on bars
24th All around

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