||Delaney Gipp |
|| November 22, 1999 |
|| Lakeville, Minnesota |
|| Mitch and Jamie Gipp ||Siblings
|| One sister, Payton
|| Lakeville North High School
|| 11th (2016-2017), Class of 2018
Delaney Gipp was born on November 22, 1999 in Burnsville, MN to Mitch and Jamie Gipp. She has a sister, Payton and a dog named Lambeau. Currently, Delaney is a junior at Lakeville North High School and she will graduate from high school in 2018. During her spare time, she enjoys going to her church, hanging out with her friends and skiing.
Delaney followed her sister into gymnastics when she was two years old. She started her competitive gymnastics career at TAGS South Gymnastics where she trained under coach Bryon Hough. At the 2010 Level 6 State Championships, Delaney finished fourth in the all-around and sixth on floor exercise. As a level 7 gymnast in 2011, Delaney placed sixth on uneven bars. Following the level 7 season, Delaney followed her coach to Classic Gymnastics in Chanhasen, MN.
In 2012 as a level 8 gymnast, Delaney placed eighth on balance beam at the State Championships and eighth on uneven bars at the Region 4 Championships. Delaney continued competing level 8 in 2013 where she placed seventh in the all-around, sixth on uneven bars and seventh on balance beam at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 4 Championships.
As a first-year level 9 gymnast in 2014, Delaney placed fourth on uneven bars at the Peppermint Twist Invitational and third on uneven bars at the Wisconsin Dells Vacation Classic. At the Classic Spectacular Invitational, she placed second on uneven bars and fourth on balance beam. She was unable to compete rest of the season due to an injury. In 2015, Delaney did really well at the Level 9 State Championships where she placed seventh in the all-around and fifth on uneven bars. At the Region 4 Championships, Delaney finished fourth on uneven bars.
In 2016, Delaney finished fifth in the all-around and second on uneven bars and balance beam at the Level 9 State Championships. At the Region 4 Championships, she placed fifth in the all-around and first on balance beam. Delaney qualified to the Level 9 Western Nationals in Montana where she placed eighth in the all-around and second on uneven bars.
Currently, Delaney is preparing for the 2017 season as a level 9 gymnast. She trains 20 hours per week at Classic Gymnastics in Chanhassen, MN under coaches Bryon Hough and Charise Schrupp. Delaney would like to compete for a college gymnastics team.