Katie McNamara was born on October 4, 2002. She trained at All Olympia Gymnastics Center in Los Angeles, California for 8 years until summer 2014 when she moved to a local gym for a year. Katie started training level 10 at Gym-Max in the fall of 2015. She returned to her home gym AOGC for the 2018 season. She will graduate from high school in 2020.
In 2010, Katie competed level four. She finished first on bars and beam and placed second all-around at the State Championships. She competed level five in 2011. At West Sectionals, she placed first on bars and first all-around. Katie finished first on bars, beam, floor and the all-around at the State Championships. As a level six in 2012, Katie placed third all-around at the East Sectional meet. She placed fifth all-around at the State Championships. Katie immediately competed level seven in 2013. She won the all-around at the Gliders Invitational. She placed first on vault, beam and floor and second all-around at the GAGE Dragon Invitational. She finished second all-around at the AOGC Invitational. Katie won the bars and fourth all-around at the Region 1 Championships.
Katie competed level eight in 2014. She placed first on beam and floor and second all-around at the Brestyan's Las Vegas Invitational. She finished third on bars at the AOGC Invitational. She placed second on floor, third on bars and fourth all-around at the California Classic. She qualified for Regionals where she won the bronze medal in the all-around. Katie competed level nine in 2015 and finished second on floor at the OC Challenge and third on floor at the IGI Chicago Style Meet. She placed third on floor at the State Championships. She was the alternate for Westerns.
Katie began competing level ten in 2016. She finished fourth on vault at the AOGC Invitational. She concluded her season by finishing eighth on vault and floor at the State Championships. In 2017, Katie placed third all-around at the World Elite Classic. She competed at the State Championships where she placed seventh on floor. She finished 14th all-around at Regionals. Katie finished fourth all-around at the 2018 Long Beach Open. She finished in the top ten at the State Championships. She placed third on beam, first on floor and fifth all-around at Regionals. She placed ninth on beam and 22nd all-around at JO Nationals.
2018: JO Nationals- 9th BB, 22nd AA
2018: L10 Regionals- 1st FX, 3rd BB, 5th AA
2017: L10 Regionals- 14th AA
2015: L9 Westerns Alternate
2015: L9 State- 3rd FX
2014: L8 Regionals- 3rd AA
2013: L7 Regional UB Champion
2011: L5 State UB, BB, FX & AA Champion
2010: L4 State- 1st UB, FX; 2nd AA
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