Team USA Years: 1
Hometown: Morgan Hill, California
Current residence: Morgan Hill, California
Personal website/journal/web log (blog) address:
Education: Currently in 9th grade
High school attended: Live Oak High School
Year of graduation: 2016
Location of high school: Morgan Hill, California
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Soccer
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Occupation, current employer:
Career goals: Veterinarian, Skating Coach, or a Physical Therapist
Current skating club: Redwood Roller Sports Club
Coaches name: Eduardo Gravina
When did you begin skating: 2001
Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: No
Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: Have fun! Make the USA proud and one day bring home a World gold medal
Team USA Sport Accomplishments:
Pan American Games:
Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports:
2006: 1st place Primary girls free skating, 1st place Freshman Sophomore B pairs
2007: 1st place Primary girls free skating, 1st place Sophomore A pairs, 2nd place Primary girls figures, 2008: 1st place Juvenile A girls free skating, 1st place Sophomore A pairs, 1st place Elementary A girls inlines,
2009: 1st place Sophomore A pairs, 1st place Elementary A girls inlines, 2nd place Juvenile A girls Figures, 3rd place Juvenile A girls free skating, 3rd place Juvenile A dance,
2010: 1st place Elementary A girls free skating, 2nd place Elementary freedance
2011: 1st place Elementary A girls free skating, 1st place Elementary freedance
2012: 1st place JWC Women free skating, 1st place Jr. pairs, 2nd place Freshman A girls free skating, 3rd place Freshman A girls figures, 3rd place Freshman A girls loops, 3rd place freshman A girls figure and loop combine
Other awards and/or honors received outside of roller sports:
Other sports you currently participate in: Soccer
Who is your favorite sports figure: Gustavo Casado, Tara Lapinski, Shawn Johnson & Tanja Romano
Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: Eduardo Gravina because he has been here for me and has never left my side. He is my coach, and I look up to him. He helps me overcome anything. He is my inspiration. He makes me laugh and smile. He was a wonderful skater and I am blessed to have him as a coach and as a friend.
List your hobbies: Roller skating, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Dance, Gymnastics, and Art
What music do you listen to during training or competition? I listen to my competition music.
What makes you a unique and special person: I have a love of sports. I am very outgoing, fun, committed to everything I do, kind, athletic, and compassionate with friends.
Favorite food before a competition: Fruit and water.
Favorite movie: Aladdin
Favorite place to shop: Hollister
Most prized possession: My first Gold Skate trophy from 2006 in girl’s free skating
If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Ambitious
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Family Information: My father & Mother’s parents met at a skating rink, and my parents met at a skating rink!
Father’s name: Scott Clifford
Father’s occupation: Works for Amkor Technology Inc.
Mother’s name: Lori Clifford
Mother’s occupation: Teaches Special Olympics athletes how to roller skate.
Sisters: Candice Clifford
Spouse’s name (if married):
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Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics: Candice Clifford, Lori Clifford, and Scott Clifford
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Other Events/Sports: USA Roller Sports National Championships.