|Name Nicole Delfino |
|Birthday November 27, 1998 |
|Hometown Fremont, California ||Parents Martin and Karen Delfino
||School American High School
||Grade 12th (2016-2017), Class of 2017
Nicole Delfino was born on November 27, 1998 in Fremont, CA to Martin and Karen Delfino. She has a brother, Nicholas and a dog named Eddie. Nicole's father played for the Philippine National Soccer Team. Currently, Nicole is a senior at American High School and will graduate in 2017.
Nicole followed her twin cousins into gymnastics in 2004. She started out in the recreational program and was quickly moved up. She started competing level 4 in 2007 at Bay Aerials in Fremont, CA. She placed second in the all-around and first on uneven bars at the 2007 Level 4 NorCal State Meet. Nicole was the 2008 Level 5 and 2009 Level 6 NorCal State All-Around Champion. In 2011, Nicole finished second in the all-around with a 38.000 and first on balance beam at the Level 7 NorCal State Meet.
In 2012, Nicole moved up to level 8. She finished third in the all-around and second on all events at the NorCal State Meet. At the Region 1 Championships, she placed ninth in the all-around, third on balance beam and fifth on floor exercise. Nicole continued competing level 8 in 2013. She placed first on balance beam, floor exercise and in the all-around at the NorCal State Meet. At the Region 1 Championships, Nicole finished second in the all-around and first on uneven bars and balance beam.
Nicole finished sixth on balance beam, her only event, at the 2014 Region 1 Championships in level 9. In 2015 as a second-year level 9 gymnast, she finished seventh on uneven bars and balance beam at the Region 1 Championships. In 2016, Nicole won the all-around title with a 37.300 at the Region 1 Championships. She also placed first on uneven bars and balance beam. She qualified to the Western Nationals but did not compete due to an injury.
Currently Nicole is preparing for the 2017 season as a level 9 gymnast. She trains 20 hours per week at California Gymnastics Academy in Livermore, CA under coaches Roderick Radunzel and Neal Gallant. Nicole would like to compete for a college gymnastics team.