Heidi Hepokoski was born on January 14, 1999. She trained at Coast Elite Gymnastics Academy through the 2010 season. She then moved to LaFleur's Largo. She followed her coaches to Lakewood Ranch in 2012. She began training at Coast Elite for the 2016 season. She will graduate from high school in 2017.
In 2009, Heidi competed level five. She placed third on bars at the Gasparilla Classic. She competed level six in the fall. She won bars at the Judges Cup. Heidi immediately began competing level seven in 2010. She finished first on vault and the all-around at the Tampa Bay Classic. She won bars, beam and the all-around at the Suncoast Sports Festival. At the Magical Classic, she won vault, beam, floor and the all-around. Heidi finished in the top fifteen at the Region 8 Invitational.
Heidi competed level eight in 2011. She won floor at the Tampa Bay Classic. She placed first all-around at the Sand Dollar Invitational. She won vault, floor and the all-around at the Pikes Peak Cup. At the Gasparilla Classic, she won vault. Heidi placed third all-around at the Tim Rand Invitational. She finished first on floor and third all-around at the State Championships. At Regionals, she won vault. She placed third all-around. She moved up to level nine in 2012. Heidi finished first on floor at the Suncoast Sports Festival. She placed second on floor at the Presidential Classic. At the Gasparilla Classic, she placed third all-around. Heidi won vault, floor and the all-around at the State Championships. She finished second all-around at Regionals. At Easterns, she placed third on floor. She finished 12th all-around. In 2013, Heidi finished second on bars at the IGI Chicago Style and Gasparilla Classic. At the State Championships, she competed on two events, finishing first on bars and third on floor. She could not compete at Regionals due to the flu.
Heidi moved up to level ten in 2014. She won vault, beam, floor and the all-around at the Tiger Paw Classic. She finished third on beam at the Magical Classic. She placed fifth all-around at the Gasparilla Classic. She finished fourth on floor at the Tim Rand Invitational. She finished in the top ten at the State Championships. She qualified for Regionals but did not attend. In 2015, Heidi placed second on floor at the San Francisco Classic. She placed first on floor at the Sand Dollar Invitational. She finished second on vault, third on beam and second on floor at the Daytona Beach Open. Heidi competed on beam and floor at the 2016 Sand Dollar Invitational and Circle of Stars meet.
2014: L10 Regional Qualifier
2013: L9 State- 1st UB, 3rd FX
2012: L9 Easterns- 12th AA
2012: L9 State Champion
2011: L8 Regional VT Champion
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