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Sydney Laird
Sydney Laird

Sydney Laird

AA | Freshman | Kings Mountain, N.C. | First in Flight Gymnastics

At First In Flight Gymnastics
Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and now resides in Kings Mountain, North Carolina … First In Flight Gymnastics in Gastonia, North Carolina … Competed at both Level 10 in the United States and elite in Canada … Finished second in the all-around (38.550), first on balance beam (9.775), first on bars and second on vault at the North Carolina Level 10 State Championship in the spring of 2016 … Concluded her season at the Region 8 Level 10 Championships, sweeping first place in the all-around (38.800), bars (9.775), beam (9.725) and floor exercise (9.800) … Member of the Canadian National Team … First-place scores at Regionals all ranked among the top Level 10 scores in the nation in 2017 … Competed at the Level 10 Junior Olympic Nationals in 2013 and 2014 … Member of the Canada National Junior Team and was selected to represent Canada at the 2014 Coupe Avenir in Malmedy, Belgium, finishing third in the all-around and first on bars, and at the 2014 Top Gym Tournament in Charleroi, Belgium, finishing second in the all-around.

Personal
Daughter of Scott and Jodi Laird and attends Schul Yeshua … Homeschooled program in Kings Mountain, North Carolina … Plans to major in kinesiology … First Arkansas gymnast from Canada and the first foreign-born gymnast overall in program history.