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Meet the Models: Part 2

You know their faces: now get to know them!

While The Zone’s models each have unique personalities, talents, and backgrounds, if there’s one thing they all share it’s a love of gymnastics! Find out their goals, mottos, top achievements, and more in Part 2 of Meet The Models.
 
 

An Appley a Day

Ayesha
Ayesha


Age: 10
Club: Appley Bridge School of Gymnastics
Coached by: Mandy
Hours trained per week: 26
Best skill: Free-walkover aerial cartwheel connected on beam
Gymnastics idol: Laurie Hernandez
Favourite Zone Leotard: Destiny
Top achievement: Getting a place on the GB Development squad for 2016
Motto:“If you can dream it you can achieve it”
Goal: To get to the Olympics

Nikita
Nikita


Age: 11
Club: Appley Bridge School of Gymnastics
Coached by: Mandy
Hours trained per week: 26
Best skill: Flick, layout, layout on beam
Gymnastics idol: Laurie Hernandez
Favourite Zone Leotard: Twilight
Top achievement: Getting into the British Gymnastics performance pathway squad
Motto: “Dream, believe, achieve”
Goal: To go to the Olympics

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Heathrow Hunnies

Talia
Talia


Nickname: Taliho
Age: 14
Club: Heathrow Gymnastics Club
Coached by: Fran Hallett
Hours trained per week: 11
Best skill: Double twist
Gymnastics idol: Gabby Douglas
Favourite Zone Leotard: Atomic
Top achievement: Coming first and winning bars and beam in my Level 3 competition
Goal: To compete in the Espoir National Championships next year

Catrin
Catrin


Nickname: Cat
Age: 14
Club: Heathrow Gymnastics Club
Coached by: Fran Hallett
Hours trained per week: 15
Best skill: Double back
Gymnastics idol: Larisa Andreea Iordache
Favourite Zone Leotard: Venus
Top achievement:Competing in different countries
Goal: To stay happy, keep up my fitness and learn new skills

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nos gymnastes françaises

 

Aelia
Aélia


Age: 12
Club: Indépendante Kingersheim (France)
Coached by: Stephanie & Guillaume
Hours trained per week: 16
Best skill: Double twist
Gymnastics idol: Simone Biles
Favourite Zone Leotard: Pom Pom
Top achievementWinning the French Championships team title in June 2016
Goal: To take part in the French Championships again this season, at individual and team levels

Ambre
Ambre


Nickname: Petit Beurre
Age: 9
Club: Indépendante Kingersheim (France)
Coached by: Emmanuelle
Hours trained per week: 14
Best skill: Side salto on the beam
Gymnastics idol: Aliya Mustafina
Favourite Zone Leotard: Macy
Top Achievement Being individual Champion in Alsace for 3 years running.
Goal: To win a medal at the French Championships this season & in the future perform at the 2024 Olympics

Mélina
Mélina


Age: 13
Club: Indépendante Kingersheim (France)
Coached by: Carine Stahl
Hours trained per week:10
Best skill: Full twisting back salto
Gymnastics idol: Simone Biles
Favourite Zone Leotard: Merit
Top achievement: All the Team Victories we have had where I can share and celebrate the success with my teammates
Goal: My goal is to enjoy myself to the maximum through a sport I love and to excel

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Snap, Crackle & Pop

 

Sophie
Sophie


Nickname: Soph
Age: 14
Club: Liverpool Gymnastics Club
Coached by: Claire Hynd
Hours trained per week: 24
Best skill: Full in back out
Gymnastics idol: Rebecca Tunney
Favourite Zone Leotard: Nocturne
Top achievement: Being in the England squad / passing challenge
Motto: “Work hard and you’ll achieve”
Goal: To compete in the GB squad

Darcey
Darcey


Nickname: Simba
Age: 11
Club: Middleton GC
Coached by: Glenn Prendergast
Hours trained per week: 12
Best skill: Flick on beam
Gymnastics idol: Simone Biles
Favourite Zone Leotard: Galaxy
Top achievement: Being a model for The Zone!
Goal: To be picked for the North West regional team

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Oriel
Oriel


Age: 13
Club: City of Birmingham Gymnastics Club
Coached by: Jody Kime
Hours trained per week: 24
Best skill: Handspring straight front with double twist
Gymnastics idol: Beth Tweddle
Favourite Zone Leotard: Atomic
Top achievement: Winning Junior British Teams with all my friends and teammates
Motto: “You get what you work for”
Goal: To compete for GB internationally

Macy
Macy


Nickname: Mace
Age: 10
Club: SA Gymnastics Club
Coached by: Sarah Luck
Hours trained per week: 22
Best skill: Change leg half on beam
Gymnastics idol: Simone Biles
Favourite Zone Leotard: Leopard
Top achievement: my first ever club gymnast of the year award
Goal: To represent GB

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I hope you’ve enjoyed learning a little more about our famous faces. Keep an eye out for these girls in the future, they’ve got big dreams and just the right attitude for chasing them!

Do you agree with their favourite Zone leotard choices? Or is there something in the new catalogue you like better?

Make up your mind and let us know on Twitter @zonegymnastics!

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