Name: Macy Pegoli
Level: Senior International
Birthplace: Mount Waverley
School: Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak
Motto: It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up
Most admired sportsperson? Michael Jordan
Favourite music? RnB and Pop
Favourite movie/TV shows? TV Shows – Friends and Gossip Girl, Movies – any chick flick
What is your pet hate? People picking their nails
If you were famous who would you be and why? I would be the Queen! She has the cutest hats.
Best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Don’t overthink things.
When and why did you start gymnastics? 4 years old, because I had too much energy.
First gymnastics club? VWHPC/NCE
Who is your current coach? Jeb Silsbury and Jessica Mason
What is the most important thing your coach has taught you? Be patient and trust the process
Favourite thing about Waverley? It’s like my second family
Biggest challenge you’ve overcome so far? Getting through and training through COVID-19
Favourite apparatus? Bars – not my best, but my favourite
Favourite skill? Shap half
Most difficult skill to learn? Jaeger
One skill you would most love to learn? Pak full
Proudest gymnastics achievement? Being selected as reserve for the Australian team for International Gymnix 2020
Check out some of Macy’s routines from previous competitions!