|| Skylar Draser |
|| October 31, 2005 |
|| South Huntington, New York |
|| Paul and Marisa Draser |
|| St. Edward the Confessor |
||Class of 2023 |
||Honor Roll ||
|| Infiniti Elite Gymnastics |
|| Tammy Marshall and Randy Nebel |
|| Training Junior Elite|
|| Jumptwist |
|| Maze Runner - Scorch Trails |
||26 hours per week |
||Junior Elite, Olympics & College Scholarship|
Skylar Draser was born on October 31, 2005 in New York to Paul and Marisa Draser. She has a sister, Madison and a dog named Dannie. Currently, Skylar is an honor student at St. Edward the Confessor and she will graduate in 2023.
Skylar used to flip around and play on the monkey bars at the park, so her parents decided to enroll her at a local gym so three-year-old Skylar could have a fun and safe place to flip. She fell in love with the sport and quickly progressed in the sport.
As a level 6 gymnast in 2014, Skylar placed first in the all-around with a 37.875, first on balance beam and second on vault and uneven bars at the State Championships. Skylar was named to America's Top 100 on balance beam. She skipped level 7 and moved up to level 8 for the 2015 season. At the State Championships, she placed sixth in the all-around with a 37.625 and sixth on balance beam. She qualified to the Region 6 Championships, finishing third in the all-around with a 38.075, second on vault and third on balance beam.
Skylar competed as a level 9 gymnast in 2016. She finished second in the all-around with a 37.550, first on balance beam and third on vault and floor exercise at the State Championships. At the Region 6 Championships, she placed fourth in the all-around and third on uneven bars and floor exercise. She qualified to the Level 9 Eastern Nationals.
In 2017 as a first-year level 10 gymnast, Skylar finished fourth on uneven bars and seventh overall at the State Championships. At the Region 6 Championships, she placed fifth in the all-around and second on balance beam. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Indianapolis, IN. Skylar also participated in national elite qualifiers throughout the 2017 season.
Skylar started off the 2018 season qualifying to the Hopes Classic after successfully obtaining qualifying scores at the Myrtle Beach Elite Compulsory Qualifier and a second place finish in the all-around at Buckeye Elite Optional Qualifier. At the Level 10 State Championships, Skylar placed second in the all-around with a 37.475 and third on uneven bars. She finished fourth in the all-around and third on uneven bars at the Region 6 Championships. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Cincinnati, OH where she placed eighth in the all-around with a 37.650 and ninth on floor exercise with a 9.450 out of 57 gymnasts. In the summer, Skylar placed second in the all-around, first on floor exercise and third on uneven bars at the Hopes Championships in Columbus, OH. She made the Hopes National Team.
Skylar trains 26 hours per week at Infiniti Elite Gymnastics in Syosset, NY under coaches Tammy Marshall and Randy Nebel. Skylar is working hard to become a junior international elite gymnast, to make US National Team and represent the United States at international competitions. Her long-term goal is to obtain a Division I college gymnastics scholarship.