Taylor Whelpley was born on February 11, 2003. She trains at Elite Gymnastics Academy in Florida. She will graduate from high school in 2021.
In the fall of 2010, Taylor competed level two. She moved up to level three in 2011. She finished first on vault, beam and the all-around at the State Championships. As a level four in 2012, she finished second on vault, floor and the all-around at the State Championships. She competed the new level four in 2013. In the fall of 2014, Taylor finished in the top ten at the State Championships as a level five.
Taylor moved up to level seven for the 2016 season. She finished third on beam at the Sand Dollar Invitational. She won bars at the Gasparilla Classic. She placed third on vault and sixth all-around at the State Championships. She moved up to level eight in 2017. She won beam at the Cruise Classic and Gasparilla Classic. She placed second on bars and beam at the Magical Classic. At the State Championships, she finished second on bars, third on beam, first on floor and second all-around! She concluded her season at Regionals, placing second on bars and the all-around. She did not compete in 2018. During the 2018-2019 season, Taylor competed level nine. She won beam, floor and the all-around at the Chalk it Up Invite. She finished in the top ten at the State Championships. She competed on three events at Regionals.
2017: L8 Regionals- 2nd UB & AA
2017: L8 State- 1st FX, 2nd UB & AA
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