Club/High School: 2013 Region 2 Championships Qualifier ... Regionals - finished 4th on vault (9.125), 7th on bars (8.5), 8th on beam (7.0), 6th on floor (8.8) and 7th in the all-around (33.425).
Personal: Born August 17, 1995 ... Daughter of George and Eunchong Kanchanavaleerat ... Chose Illinois because, "I wanted to join the Illini family. I also like their health program."
The Kanchanavaleerat File
What being a Fighting Illini means to you: To give 100% representing the orange and blue.
First impression when you met the team: Friendly and very bonded
What are you looking forward to experience outside of gymnastics: Meeting new people and experiencing the school.
What you hope to learn from your coach/teammates this year: Team effort and self-improvement
What class you're excited about taking: Society and Leisure
What opponent are you most excited to compete against: Michigan
Favorite gymnastics event: Bars
Favorite part about campus: Quad
Favorite guilty pleasure food item: Ice Cream
Favorite movie from last year: Hunger Games
Favorite color and number: Royal Blue and 17
Favorite building on the quad and why: Illini Union, because it has a good view of the Quad.
Favorite person to follow on twitter and why: Athletes, because they have inspiring quotes that motivate me.
Favorite summertime and winter activity: Summertime - spending time on the beach. Winter - drinking hot chocolate.
Dream you would like to accomplish in your lifetime: Travel around the world
What is a hidden talent of yours: Making up my own music
3 things you could not function without: My cell phone, alarm clock, and lap top
What is your favorite website to visit: Facebook
How you would describe your class (Sr, Jr, etc) of girls: Diverse, coming from different parts of the U.S.
Quote you live by:"Life is like a bicycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein
How many countries have you been to: 10
What are you most proud of: My academics
Name 3 things on your future bucket list: Travel the world, help in a third world country, and help children in the U.S.
What is your weirdest quirk: When listening to music, I usually only listen to the first 30 seconds, unless I really like the song.
If you could relive one day, what would it be: My 13th birthday