Addison Tigtig was born on March 22, 2003 in Texas to Doug and Brooke Tigtig. She has a younger sister, Marah, a younger brother, Trace and a Goldendoodle named Dolly. Addison is a student at Texas Connections Academy and she will graduate from high school in 2021.
Addison's mom enrolled her into gymnastics after the 2008 Olympic Games because her mom had recorded the floor exercises and Addison re-watched Shawn Johnson’s routine so much that she memorized it! Addison began gymnastics that fall and was put on a “Hope Team” within a couple of weeks. She began competing the next year as a level 4 gymnast at the age of six and never looked back.
As a level 7 gymnast in 2014, Addison placed fourth on uneven bars with a 9.525 and scored a 37.525 in the all-around at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships where she placed third in the all-around with a 38.100 and first on balance beam. Addison's balance beam score of 9.775 was in America's Top 100 list for level 7.
Addison moved up to level 8 for the 2016 season. She placed second in the all-around with a 38.100 and first on balance beam and floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, she placed first in the all-around with a 37.825, first on uneven bars and second on balance beam. Addison made the America's Top 100 list for level 8 with a 9.825 on uneven bars and 9.725 on balance beam.
In 2017 as a level 9 gymnast, Addison placed fourth in the all-around, first on uneven bars and fourth on balance beam at the State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, she won the all-around title with a 37.625. She also placed first on floor exercise and fifth on vault. Addison qualified to the Level 9 Western Nationals in Boise, ID, finishing in the top ten in the all-around, second on uneven bars and seventh on floor exercise. Addison made the America's Top 100 list again with a 9.675 on uneven bars, 9.700 and 9.675 on balance beam and 38.100 all-around.
Addison trains 30 hours per week at Pearland Elite Training Center in Pearland, TX under coaches Tasha Beale, Nick Cedillo and Tony Pineda. Addison is working hard to become a successful level 10 gymnast as well as to compete for a Division I college gymnastics team.