Q. What type of activities are you involved in at Arizona Sunrays?
A. Natalie: I’m a level 4 gymnast. I do ballet one hour per week as part of my gymnastics training.
Eboni: I’m a level 3/4 gymnast.
Malachi: Ninja Zone!
Q. What are your favorite things to do there?
A. Natalie: Bars, vault, and beam. I like working out with my friends.
Eboni: I like to do floor, bars, vault, and beam, so I like everything.
Malachi: Play at the Discovery Center
Q. Tell me about one of your coaches, what makes him/her a great coach?
A. Natalie: Coach Erin – She gives pep talks. She has taught me how to speak up, since I’m shy. She takes the time to make sure you understand the skill and has helped me be really good at beam. Coach Melissa – She helped me get my kip. She believes in me, and that gave me the confidence to keep trying.
Eboni: Coach Erin – She is funny. She gave me a Rice Krispie treat for getting a 9.4 on beam at State. She takes the time to help me remember new routines. Coach Destinee – She’s a good coach. She’s funny. She helps me remember my new routines.
Malachi: Coach Matt – He’s my Ninja Zone coach. He lets me do cool stuff at Ninja Zone.
Q. When you are not at Arizona Sunrays, what are some things you enjoy doing?
A. Natalie: I like to read and hang out with my friends.
Eboni: I like to color and read.
Malachi: Play, play games, play soccer.
Natalie is 11, Eboni in nine and Malachi is five.