Carissa Uno

  .Carissa is a current member of the 2017|18 Aerobics National Squad having started gymnastics at the Age of 4.

Carissa's career highlight came at the 2017 ANAC International where she took home the gold medal for Aerodance Individual as well as the gold medal for Aerodance Trio.

Carissa's sporting moto is "if you have the courage to believe, you have the courage to succeed". 
 

PERSONAL DETAILS

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia.
Current Residence: Sydney, Australia.
Occupation:
Student.

QUICK FACTS

Nickname: -
Five words that best describe you: Energetic, Upbeat, Perfectionist, Honest, Reliable.                                                            
Sporting motto: "If you have the courage to believe, you have the courage to succeed".
Most admired gymnast or sportsperson: Diana Nanzer.
Favourite sports team: Matildas.
Favourite music: Latest hits.
Favourite movie: Fast and Furious Series

GENERAL INFORMATION

Currently Studying Year 11 - Westfields Sports High School.
Have any of your family members competed in elite sport? No.
Best piece of advice received The most important thing is to HAVE FUN!
Superstitions or pre-competition rituals: Doing my competition hair the night before and sleeping in it so I am ready.
How do you relax when you are not in the gym? Dancing, shopping, watching TV series.

TRAINING INFORMATION

Age began gymnastics and reason for starting: 4 years old, found Kindergym on an advertisement and wanted to try it. 
First Club: Westfields Sports Gymnastics.
First Coach: Kim Vella, Victoria Tatian.
Current Coach: Patsy, Victoria Tatian. 
Favourite aspect of being a gymnast: Competitions and performing on the stage.
Best apparatus: Individual routines. 
Favourite skill: Cossack full to push up. 
Most difficult skill to learn: Butterfly full. 
Strength as a gymnast: Push up landings and Aerodance

AUSTRALIA GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS

Year Level Category Result
2017  International AG2 

Intermediate
Individual Female 
Pair
AeroDance Individual Female
4th 
1st
1st
2016 International AG2
Intermediate
Individual Female
AeroDance Individual Female
AeroDance Team
5th
5th
1st
2013 Level 4 INT Individual
Pair
1st
!st

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS ATTENDED

Year Event and result
2017 ANAC International Aerobic Championships - Phoenix 1st Individual Aerodance and 1st Trio Aerodance
2016 ANAC International Aerobic Championships - Las Vegas 19th Individual Aerodance

MAJOR EVENTS PERFORMANCE

Best National Performance: 2013 - Level 4 INT - 3 Golds - Individual, Pair and Aero Schools
Best International Performance: ANAC International Aerobic Championships - Phoenix USA 1st Individual Aerodance and 1st Trio Aerodance
Best Gymnastics Moment: Winning the 2017 ANAC International Championships in the USA for the Varsity Aerodance Individual and Trio divisions.