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Shelbey RyAnn Fuller was born on March 6, 1999 in Austin, Texas. She is the only child to Bryan and LuAnn Fuller and she has a dog named Oreo and a cat, Rio. Currently. Shelbey is a senior at Texas Connections Academy, graduating in 2017.

Shelbey's mom enrolled Shelbey into a Mom and Me class when she was 18 months old. She eventually joined a pre-team and quickly progressed in the sport. She started her competitive gymnastics career at Capital Gymnastics and has been there ever since.

As a level 7 gymnast in 2009, Shelbey placed second in the all-around and first on uneven bars and floor exercise at the Alamo Classic. At the State Championships, she finished fifth in the all-around, third on vault and second on uneven bars.

She moved up to level 8 for the 2010 season. She placed third in the all-around and second on uneven bars at the Sand Dollar Invitational. She grabbed gold medals on vault, uneven bars, balance beam and in the all-around at the Heart of Texas Meet. At the Rose City Classic, Shelbey finished third on vault and uneven bars. She scored a 37.400 at the State Championships and 37.425 at the Region 3 Championships.

Shelbey continued competing as a level 8 gymnast in 2011. At the Tiger Classic, she finished first on vault and in the all-around. She placed second on vault and uneven bars and third in the all-around with a 38.200 at the WOGA Classic. At the Houston National Invitational, she finished first on vault and fourth in the all-around. She did really well at the Alamo Classic, finishing first on vault and uneven bars as well as second in the all-around. At the State Championships, Shelbey finished sixth on balance beam and 13th overall. She concluded her season at the Region 3 Championships, finishing third in the all-around with a 37.950, fifth on vault and third on floor exercise.

Shelbey missed 2012 season due to an injury and came back strong in 2013. She tested out level 9 at the Pikes Peak Cup with a 36.575. She quickly moved up to level 10 rest of the season. She finished fifth in the all-around and second on vault at the WOGA Classic. At the State Championships, she placed sixth on balance beam and 13th overall. She then finished 12th in the all-around at the Region 3 Championships.

In 2014, Shelbey finished fourth on floor exercise at the Alamo Classic. She earned gold medals on uneven bars and balance beam at the Sand Dollar Invitational. At the State Championships, she finished sixth on balance beam and seventh on vault. Shelbey did really well at the Region 3 Championships where she finished seventh in the all-around, seventh on floor exercise and eighth on balance beam. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Jackson, MS, finishing 15th on balance beam out of 56 gymnasts. Shelbey missed 2015 season due to an injury.

Shelbey had a surgery that prevented her from competing most of the 2016 season. She did compete at the State Championships where she finished fourth on vault and qualified to Region 3 Championships. She decided not to compete at Regionals to focus for the 2017 season.

Currently, Shelbey is preparing for the 2017 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains 30-35 hours per week at Capital Gymnastics in Cedar Park, Texas under coach Barry Hyder. Shelbey is working hard to reach her goal, to compete for a college gymnastics team.