Amelia Magdalena Hundley was born on January 21, 1998 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Mike and Sharon. She has three brothers; Conor, Steeler and Tucker and a bulldog named Rooney. Currently, Amelia is in tenth grade at Homeschooled K-12.
Amelia's family owns a dance studio where her mom was a tumbling teacher. Amelia's mom was a tumbler and two of Amelia's brothers were taking gymnastics classes. Four-year-old Amelia started tumbling at the dance studio and eventually followed her brothers into gymnastics.
In 2005, Amelia began competing as a level 5 gymnast. She placed third in the all-around and first on uneven bars and floor exercise in the all-around at the Gatlinburg Classic. By December, she was competing as a level 7 gymnast. She finished second in the all-around at the Region 5 Coaches Cup. She continued competing level 6 for the 2006 season. She placed second in the all-around at the Fiesta Bowl Invitational. She won the all-around, balance beam and floor exercise titles at the Buckeye Classic. She made the Diamond TOPs Team in the fall.
Amelia moved up to level 9 for the 2007 season. She finished fourth in the all-around at the Great West Gymfest. At the US Coaches Cup, she placed third all-around and placed first on vault and floor exercise. At the Level 9 State Championships, she finished third in the all-around as well as second on vault and balance beam. At the Level 9 Regionals, she finished second on vault and seventh in the all-around. This qualified Amelia to the Level 9 Eastern Nationals where she placed sixth in the all-around and fifth on vault and uneven bars. She made her first TOPs National Team in the fall.
She began her 2008 season as a level 10 gymnast at the CGA Coaches Spectacular where she finished second in the all-around and first on vault. She won the all-around at the Arena Classic and Circle of the Stars. At the Level 10 State Championships, Amelia placed first on uneven bars and second in the all-around. She won the all-around, uneven bars and floor exercise titles at the Level 10 Regionals. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals and finished sixth in the all-around and second on floor exercise. After her level 10 season, she qualified to hopes pre-elite and won the all-around title at the US Challenge.
In 2009, Amelia qualified to junior international elite at the Excalibur Cup. She won the all-around titles at both the CGA Coaches Spectacular and IGI Chicago Style. She concluded her 2009 season at the US Classic in July.
Amelia finished first on floor exercise and in the all-around at the 2010 CGA Coaches Cup. She finished second in the all-around at the Metroplex Challenge where she also qualified for the VISA Championships. At the Buckeye Classic, Amelia won the all-around title in the elite division. At the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup, Amelia placed third on floor exercise and 11th in the all-around. She had a strong performance at the US Classic, finishing 13th all-around. At the VISA Championships in Hartford, CT, she placed 19th in the all-around and 16th on uneven bars.
In 2011, Amelia qualified to her second Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup after finishing second in the all-around at the CGA Coaches Spectacular. She placed second in the all-around and first on balance beam and floor exercise at the IGI Chicago Style. At the Buckeye Classic, she won gold medals on uneven bars and balance beam. At the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup, she placed second in the all-around, first on uneven bars and second on floor exercise. Amelia then traveled to Chicago, IL for the US Classic where she placed sixth in the all-around and fourth on floor exercise. At the VISA Championships in St. Paul, MN, she finished impressive fifth in the all-around, seventh on uneven bars and fourth on floor exercise. This qualified Amelia to the Junior US National Team! In September, Amelia represented the USA team at the Junior Japan International in in Yokohama, Japan where she won four total medals; silver medals on vault, floor exercise and in the all-around as well as a bronze medal on uneven bars.
Amelia started her 2012 season at the CGA Coaches Spectacular, finishing second on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. She was selected to represent the USA Junior team at the Pacific Rim Championships in Washington. She helped the USA team to win the team title. Amelia also qualified to two event finals where she earned silver medals on vault and floor exercise. A few weeks later, Amelia traveled to Italy for the City of Jesolo Trophy where she helped the USA team to win the team gold medal ahead of Italy and Russia. Individually, she finished seventh in the all-around, third on vault and fourth on uneven bars. At the end of May, Amelia competed at the Secret US Classic in Chicago, IL, finishing third in the all-raound and second on balance beam. Amelia then traveled to St. Louis, MO for the VISA Championships where she finished sixth in the all-around, third on uneven bars and fourth on balance beam, making the Junior US National Team.
Amelia is a junior international elite gymnast training 35 hours per week at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy under coaches Mary Lee Tracy and Amy Wert. Currently, she is preparing for the upcoming 2013 season. Amelia would like to continue to represent the USA team at international competitions, including the World Championships and 2016 Olympic Games.