August 19, 2020

Athlete Profile: Alice Zhu

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The Delta Aspire Performance Program caters for high level National and International gymnastics. Gymnasts selected into this level of the program aspire to represent their state and country at Level 10 and International competition. As part of this program girls compete in the ALP Level 7 – 10 divisions along with Future, Junior and Senior International Competition. With a focus on mastering high level skills, exceptional strength and conditioning and an emphasis on goal setting and teamwork, gymnasts are equipped with the skills to be the best they can be – in the gym, at school and in their future endeavours!

At Delta we believe that it is not only what we do – but the way we do it. Our Core Values are what guide our decision making and unite our entire team. Click Here to read more about our Core Values. 

We are so proud of the incredible leaders we have at all levels, who foster these values and demonstrate them in and outside of the gym. We thought we would share a little more about our highest level athletes for you to get to know and so you continue following their journey. 

Meet Our Next Team Member

Gymnast Name: Alice Zhu

Nickname: Alice

Age: 14

DOB: 27/04/06

How many hours do you train? 30 hours / week

Birthplace: Brisbane

What School do you go to: Brisbane Girl’s Grammar School 

Favourite apparatus? Floor

Favourite skill? Shap (Shaposhnikova) 

What is your next skill goal you’re aiming to achieve? Shap 1/2 

What’s the craziest skill you’d like to try? Triple twist off Beam

Favourite gymnastics memory? Winning Floor at Nationals with minimal difficulty in my routine

Who is your hero & why? My Parents – their support, love and affection

Best gymnastics achievement so far? 1st Floor, 3rd Bars, 3rd All Around 2019 National Championships. Also a member of  Junior International National Squad.

What do you love most about being part of #teamdelta? The support that comes with being part of a Team. 

Favourite movie? All the Jumanji’s

Favourite food? Sushi

What do you want to be when you finish school? An Architect 

Hobbies outside of gymnastics? Drawing 

Which Disney character best describes you and why? Heihei the chicken from Moana – funny, bold personality, silly

Best piece of advice you’d give to younger athletes? Never give up even when things aren’t going well. See the good in the bad.

Check out some photos and videos of Alice in action below!

Some of the skills Alice is working on in training are below, she caught her first Tkatchev on Bars last week!

Check out some of Alice’s routines from the 2019 Competition year here:

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