FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) – During this time when gyms are closed, seasons are delayed, and sporting events are postponed, two sisters from Frisco Wakeland are improvising to maintain their form.
Sloane Blakely, a 17 year old junior, has already committed to the University of Florida gymnastics program, which is ranked #2 nationally. Skye Blakely, a freshman, set to turn 16 in February, posed the highest overall score at any meet by any gymnast in the country.READ MORE: Dallas Police Searching For Animal Cruelty Suspect Who Shot Pitbull-Type Dog
The hope is for both qualify for the 2021 summer games.
Used to training an average of 35 hours a week, the two have had to improvise to stay mentally and physically in shape.READ MORE: BNSF Railroad Unions Can't Strike Over New Attendance Policy, Federal Judge Rules
Their dedication is a reminder that even if, currently, some dreams have to be put on hold, now is the time to keep pressing forward. There is never a reason to give up.North Texas Hospitals Warn Parents After Noticing Recent Rise In Counterfeit Car Seats