Personal Information

Name Farah Lipetz
Birthday September 11, 2004
Hometown Northport, New York
Parents David and Marissa Lipetz
School The Ivy League School
Grad Year Class of 2022
GPA 4.25 GPA; Honor Roll

Gym Information

Gym Infiniti Elite Gymnastics
Coach Tammy Marshall
Level Level 10 and Hopes Pre-Elite
Choreographer Nance Roach
Floor Music Stereotypes
Hours Trained 22-27 hours per week
Goals Junior Elite & College Scholarship

Farah had so much of energy that she was driving her mom insane. Her mom decided to enroll her into gymnastics when she was five years old so she could have a safe place to burn off energy. Farah has been training under coach Tammy Marshall her whole gymnastics career. Farah started competing level 5 in 2013 where she placed second in the all-around and first on vault at the State Championships.

Farah skipped level 6 and quickly moved up to level 7 in 2014. At the State Championships, she finished second in the all-around with a 37.750 and third on balance beam and floor exercise. In 2015 as a level 8 gymnast, Farah placed fourth in the all-around with a 37.750 and fourth on floor exercise at the State Championships. She qualified to the Region 6 Championships where she was on the Super Team, finishing seventh in the all-around and first on balance beam.

In 2016, Farah skipped level 9 and started competing level 10 in 2016. At the Region 6 Championships, she finished sixth in the all-around and fourth on floor exercise, qualifying to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Ft. Worth, TX. She also participated in elite qualifiers that season. In December 2016, Farah traveled to Oklahoma for the Maccabiah Trials where she made the United States junior team after finishing first in the all-around. However, she decided to not to attend so she could attend elite competitions in the summer. A few months later, Farah passed hopes pre-elite optionals after finishing first in the all-around and second on vault and floor exercise at the City of Lights National Elite Qualifier in Florida. In March, Farah finished second in the all-around with a 37.600 and first on balance beam at the State Championships. At the Region 6 Championships, she placed first in the all-around with a 37.450 and earned gold medals on vault, uneven bars and balance beam at the Region 6 Championships. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Indianapolis, IN where she placed eighth in the all-around with a 37.575, third on balance beam and sixth on vault out of 56 gymnasts.

Farah started her 2018 season by obtaining her elite compulsory score with a 36.300 at the Myrtle Beach Elite Qualifier. In April, she finished third in the all-around, first on uneven bars and third on balance beam. Farah qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Cincinnati, OH where she placed impressive seventh in the all-around with a 37.675, seventh on uneven bars and eighth on balance beam. In 2019, Farah placed second in the all-around with a 38.125 and first on balance beam at the State Championships. At the Region 6 Championships, she finished first in the all-around and first on uneven bars. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Indianapolis, IN, finishing eighth in the all-around with a 37.550, second on balance beam and eighth on uneven bars.

Farah trains 22-27 hours per week at Infiniti Elite Gymnastics in Syosset, NY under coach Tammy Marshall. Farah would like to qualify to junior international elite and to make the US National Team. Farah dreams of traveling the world as an elite gymnast and representing USA at international competitions. Her long-term goal is to obtain a DI college gymnastics scholarship.

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