Famous for winning a gold medal in the balance beam event and an all around silver medal at the 2012 British Gymnastics Championships, Pinches is also notable for finishing the 2010 Artistic Gymnastics World Cup with a bronze medal and for competing in the 2012 Summer Olympics as a member of the British Gymnastics Team.
When she was just ten years old, she became the top ranked British gymnast in her age category.
In 2013, she entered the University of California, Los Angeles, and began competing as a member of the UCLA Bruins NCAA gymnastics team.
She spent her childhood in Tunbridge Wells, Macclesfield, and Liverpool, England.
She and fellow English gymnast Becky Downie both competed in the 2011 and 2012 British Championships.