CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Clinched a trip to Vancouver with a win at the Olympic Trials in Steamboat Springs, Colo., using a move that she had first landed just a day earlier. She beat out Ashley Caldwell, earning her first Olympics appearance. ... Had one of her best seasons on the World Cup tour in 2009, adding two top 10 finishes to her resume. She also placed a career-best seventh at the World Championships in Japan. Finished third at the U.S. Championships at Utah in her last event of the season. … Was a gymnast until an Olympic outreach program saw potential in her ability to be an aerialist. Still relatively new to the sport. Her childhood gymnastics training has helped her adapt quickly, according to coaches. … A knee injury kept her from participating in ’03. … At her first World Cup event, placed 10th in Quebec on Jan. 9, 2005.