Parents: Gregory and Joanna Beck
Family: Three younger brothers and a twin sister, Amber
Hobbies: Waterskiing, socializing and dancing
Favorite movie: "Rudy" and "Hoosiers"
Favorite actress: Julia Roberts
Favorite song: "Angels Among Us"
favorite groups: All types of music -- especially R&B and country
Favorite food: Spaghetti and anything sour
Sports hero: Michael Jordan because, "he does his sport because he loves it, not because everyone else wants him to,"
Got started in gymnastics: Because, "when I was six I was always bouncing around the house, jumping over all the furniture, and my mom wanted to get me into something where I could use that energy and hyperness,"
Most influential: Michael
Biggest sports thrill: Qualifying Nationals for the first time in 1992
Favorite event: Floor, "I can put my personality into it and really get the crowd going."
Arizona State Champion ... two-time Region I fifth place finisher ... qualified twice for Junior Olympics and helped team to a second-place finish the second year.
1997 | Freshman Year
a top floor worker ... scored high of 9.85 and had four scores of 9.75 or better ... also competed on vault and bars.
Coach's Comments: Much more focused this season and could make bars and floor lineup... really working hard to improve ... lots of personality.