Up Close: Kacie Capra | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

Up Close: Kacie Capra

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)


Favorite cold cereal: Cinamon Life

Favorite Brad Cattermole quote: "You look like you ate a live frog."

I chose gymnastics over other sports because: It is mentally and physically tough and I love the feeling of flying and being able to do things that very few people in the world can do.

Before a meet I: Usually take a little nap, talk to my family, and do my hair and makeup and make sure all my things are together.

How did I spend my off-season: Working out and spending more time with family and friends.

Who has had the greatest influence on my gymnastics career and why: My parents and my coach Chuck. They have supported my through everything and always told me that I was good and that I could accomplish anything.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Being a mom and taking care of my family. And just doing things that I love to do.

Who is the best gymnast/team I have ever faced: The first thing that came to mind was the University of Utah team.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Go to Italy and Germany and go sky diving.

One place I would like to visit: Australia

My favorite book is: I like to many too say, it just depends on my mood. My favorite inspirational book is "Don't You Dare Give Up." (It's a gymnastics book, go figure!)

If I could play another sport it would be: soccer

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from gymnastics: My absolute favorite is doing things and just being with my family. I also like to read and scrapbook.

My favorite CD is: Right now it's Rascal Flatts

People say I look like: My mom

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: I have had too many good professors and classes to pick one.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning the all-around at Regionals my senior year of high school.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept: All my pictures.

Favorite scripture: Joshua 1:9

My favorite web site is: www.insidegymnastics.com

My advice to youngsters: Work hard and believe in yourself.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: Once had a pet hedge hog and I used to have hermit crabs.

If I were on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My mom, because she is my mom and she knows everything!

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: I want to have dinner with my whole family. (At my house it's always entertaining!)

On the day of a meet, how do you friends and relatives follow the meet: They come or I call them right after to tell them how it went. They also look online.

Tags: Feature