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Ashley Clifford

Roller Sports

Ashley Clifford

Team USA Years: 2

Hometown:  Morgan Hill, California

Current residence: Morgan Hill, California

Personal website/journal/web log (blog) address:

 http://www.facebook.com/mobileprotection#!/ashley.clifford.587

Education: Currently in 10th grade

High school attended: Live Oak High School

Year of graduation: 2016

Location of high school: Morgan Hill, California

Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years):  Soccer

Other high school activities:

College attended:

Year of graduation:

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Sports you competed in while in college (include number of years):

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Occupation, current employer: 

Career goals:  Veterinarian, Skating Coach, or a Physical Therapist

Current skating club: Redwood Roller Sports Club

Coaches name: Eduardo Gravina

When did you begin skating: 2001

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: No

Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: Have fun! Make the USA proud and one day bring home a World gold medal  

Team USA Sport Accomplishments:

Pan American Games:

Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports:

 2006: 1st place Primary girls free skating, 1st place Freshman Sophomore B pairs

2007: 1st place Primary girls free skating, 1st place Sophomore A pairs, 2nd place Primary girls figures, 2008: 1st place Juvenile A girls free skating, 1st place Sophomore A pairs, 1st place Elementary A girls inlines,

2009: 1st place Sophomore A pairs, 1st place Elementary A girls inlines, 2nd place Juvenile A girls Figures, 3rd place Juvenile A girls free skating, 3rd place Juvenile A dance,

2010: 1st place Elementary A girls free skating, 2nd place Elementary freedance

2011: 1st place Elementary A girls free skating, 1st place Elementary freedance

2012: 1st place JWC Women free skating, 1st place Jr. pairs, 2nd place Freshman A girls free skating, 3rd place Freshman A girls figures, 3rd place Freshman A girls loops, 3rd place freshman A girls figure and loop combine  

2013: 1st place JWC Women free skating, 2nd place Youth International solo free dance, 2nd place Freshman  A girls figures, 3r place Freshman A girls loops

Other awards and/or honors received outside of roller sports:

Other sports you currently participate in: Soccer

Who is your favorite sports figure:  Gustavo Casado, Tara Lapinski, Shawn Johnson & Tanja Romano

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: Eduardo Gravina because he has been here for me and has never left my side. He is my coach, and I look up to him. He helps me overcome anything. He is my inspiration. He makes me laugh and smile. He was a wonderful skater and I am blessed to have him as a coach and as a friend.

List your hobbies: Roller skating, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Dance, Gymnastics, and Art

What music do you listen to during training or competition? I listen to my competition music.

What makes you a unique and special person: I have a love of sports. I am very outgoing, fun, committed to everything I do, kind, athletic, and compassionate with friends.

Favorite food before a competition: Frosted flakes with milk, fruit and water.

Favorite movie: Aladdin, soul surfer, the parent trap. 17 again, she’s the man

Favorite place to shop: Hollister, guess, juicy couture, pink,

Most prized possession: My first Gold Skate trophy from 2006 in girl’s free skating, and my Italy shirt

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Ambitious

Anything else you would like us to know about you:

Family Information: My father & Mother’s parents met at a skating rink, and my parents met at a skating rink!

Father’s name:  Scott Clifford

Father’s occupation: Works for Amkor Technology Inc.

Mother’s name:  Lori Clifford

Mother’s occupation:  Teaches Special Olympics athletes how to roller skate.

Brothers:

Sisters: Candice Clifford

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Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics: Candice Clifford, Lori Clifford, and Scott Clifford

Olympic Games:

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Other Events/Sports: USA Roller Sports National Championships.