Kaitlin Tortorich

Gymnastics

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Biography
Tortorich currently lives in Fredericksburg, Va., but lists Mandeville, La., as her hometown. She is the daughter of Liz and Tommy Tortorich. She has three older siblings, Kristin, Emily, and Robbie, and two younger siblings, Anna and Micah. Kristin works for a real estate company and Emily owns a bake shop, and both still live in Louisiana. Robbie is in the U.S. Marine Corps. Anna and Micah both compete in tumbling, and Anna is a member of the U.S. Junior National Team.

Personal Information
Hometown: Mandeville, LA
Began Gymnastics In: 1993
How did you get involved?: My mom put me in it because I wouldn't stop flipping around the house!
Favorite Gymnastics Thing: All the places I get to travel to and the new people I get to meet!
Favorite Event: Tumbling
Goals: To compete at the Worlds Games in 2009.
School: Laurel Springs School
Grade: 11th
Favorite School Subject: English

Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite Music/Book: The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
Favorite TV Show: House, Scrubs and South Park
Favorite Food: Popsicles
Hobbies: I love to play my guitar and hang out with friends
Charity: I help a group called SNAP (Special Needs Advocate Program) at various camps and events

National Competition Results
2007 Stars and Stripes Cup, Birmingham, Ala.: 1st-TU
2007 National Championships, Memphis, Tenn.: 4th-TU
2007 U.S. Elite Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo.: 1st-TU

International Competition Results
2007 World Championships, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada: 1st-Team; 8th-TU
2007 World Cup, St. Petersburg, Russia: 2nd-TU
2007 World Cup, Lake Placid, N.Y.: