Name: Maheen Mulligan
What is your favorite food to eat before a meet?
“My favorite food to eat before a meet is trail mix. The meets normally take four to five hours, and it is a very filling snack.”
What is your favorite event to partake in?
“My favorite event is beam because I score the highest on it, and almost everything you do on the beam is completely up to you.”
What is your most memorable experience from gymnastics?
“My favorite experiences from gymnastics are whenever my teammate does a really good routine. It is just really exciting to see someone work super hard on something and see how it pays off in the end.”
When did you start doing gymnastics?
“I started doing gymnastics when I was three because I was always very very flexible, and I would always be doing tricks around my house. Gymnastics is super time-consuming, so I have taken breaks throughout the years.”
Who is your biggest supporter?
“My biggest supporters are my parents, my coaches, and Hannah Biesbrock (my teammate from Northern). She always cheers the loudest for me and helps me improve my skills whenever she can.”
What is a quote that really motivates you?
”Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.”