Former gymnast who won the bronze medal as a member of the American team at the 2000 Olympics. Prior to that, she won six gold medals at the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships.
She began training with the U.S. national team and won two gold medals in her first international competition, the City of Popes competition of 1996.
She became the first gymnast in the history of the NCAA to earn a 10.0 on her first-ever routine.
She had a public feud with U.S. National Team Coordinator Bela Karolyi.