Mia Ristaino was born on December 31, 2003. Mia trained at National Elite through the spring of 2012. She then moved to Olympia Hills. She began competing for Powerhouse TNT in 2018. She moved to Austin Elite in the summer of 2018. She will graduate from high school in 2022.
In the fall of 2009, Mia competed level two. She competed level three in 2010 and level four in 2011. Mia competed level five in 2012, placing sixth all-around at the South State Championships. She also competed at the State Championships. She competed the new level five in the fall of 2013 and spring of 2014. She moved up to level six in 2015. She won bars and the all-around at the Texas Shoot Out. She won beam at the Metroplex Challenge. Mia placed fourth all-around at the State Championships. She moved up to level seven in 2016. She finished first on bars and the all-around at the Texas Shoot Out. She won bars at the Manhattan Classic. Mia placed second all-around at the Brestyan Las Vegas meet. She won beam and floor at the Heart of Texas Invitational. Mia finished second on bars, first on floor and fifth all-around at the State Championships. She placed third on floor and fifth all-around at the Region 3 Championships.
Mia moved up to level eight in 2017. She won beam at the Texas Shootout meet. She placed third on floor at the Texas Prime meet. She finished in the top fifteen at the State Championships. Mia moved up to level nine in 2018. She finished second on floor at the Biles Invitational. She finished second all-around at the Flippin’ Into Spring meet. She did not compete during the championship season.
2016: L7 State FX Champion
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