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Sophia Yamashita

Level 10

Sophia Yamashita was born on July 3, 2002. She will be in the 11thgrade and will graduate from South Pasadena High School in 2020. She currently holds a 3.95 (unweighted)/4.0 (weighted) GPA. She is a member of the Member of the Feel Full Club, Make a Wish Foundation, and Arthritis Foundation (Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis December 2015, 2016, 2017). She also is a volunteer research assistant at USC Norris Cancer Center.

  Skills competed last season In-Training
Vault Tsuk pike

Yurchenko layout

Yurchenko tuck full


Half pirouette to shoot over

Free hip handstand to giant layout half

Blind change full



Comaneci dismount (toe on half in back out)


Switch leap to straddle jump half

Back handspring back handspring

Split jump to back tuck

Front gainer pike dismount

Side aerial

Back handspring back tuck/pike


Switch half leap

Back handspring gainer layout full dismount


Round off 1 1/2

Front layout to front layout

Switch half to wolf full

Wolf full to popa

Double turn

Back double twist

Double back pike

Front twisting

Back 1 1/2 to punch front pike

Triple turn

Major Achievements
2016 Level 7 State: Bars 3rd
2016 Level 7 Regionals: Bars 1st, Floor 1st, AA 2nd
2017 Level 8 State: Bars 3rd, Beam 2nd, Floor 3rd, AA 3rd
2017 Level 8 Regionals: Bars 5th, Beam 5th, Floor 5th, AA 6th
2018 Level 9 State: Bars 6th, Floor 6th
2018 Level 9 Regionals: AA 8th
2018 Level 9 Westerns First Alternate

Competition Results

Sophia's 2018 Training

Sophia's Gymnastics Recruiting Instagram @sophiayamashitagymnastics

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