The 2008 Beijing Olympic Silver Medalist for US and 2013- 2014 NCAA Champion, Bridget Sloan is one of the self-disciplined, balanced and committed Gymnast who earned prominence for her Gymnastic talents.
She began her gymnastics career at the age of four in 1996. Later, she succeeded in winning the Honda Sports Award as the best female collegiate gymnast in the country.
Bio & Height
Bridget Sloan's full name is Bridget Elizabeth Sloan. She was born on 23 June 1992 at Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her high schooling from Tri-West Hendricks High School in Indiana. Also, she was in her college team Florida Gators.
Talking about Bridget's body measurements, she has a considerable height of 4 feet and 11 inches (1.50 meters) and weight about 104lbs (47 Kg).
Bridget is the proud daughter of her father, Jeff, who is a high school soccer coach. And, she shares close ties with her mother, Mary Sloan.
Bridget Sloan with her mother Mary Sloan (Photo:- Bridget Sloan's Twitter Post)
Her siblings include two brothers and a sister named Kyle, Nathan, and Kassie, respectively. Her brother Kyle got married in 2014, and her sister Kassie also had her nuptial bliss in June 2013.
Married Status, Details On Husband
Two of her siblings are already married, but when it comes to the personal life affairs of Bridget Sloan, it is undisclosed. Delving into her social media, it is full of a playful exhibition about her love for single life and her pet. Her twitter posts at different dates are evident to this fact.
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However, her tweet on 8 July 2014, she reflected that she was seeking the right partner for her. Interestingly, she has also tweeted sarcastic remarks about her parents for not finding a partner for her.
About Coach Arrest And Suicide
Nobody had expected that Gymnast Bridget Sloan coach would be arrested, and later, he would commit suicide. Astonishingly, Bridget’s Coach Marvin Sharp was handcuffed and escorted to Jail for Child molesting and Sexual misconduct with a minor.
Later on 19 September 2015, he was found dead in his Maron County Jail cell. It could be assumed that he is likely to have committed suicide because of the fear of disgrace or lamentation.
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Marvis was just 49 years of age at the time of his death. He coached and trained Bridget Sloan from the age of four until 20.
Fascinating Facts About Her
- She earned a team silver in Beijing Olympics 2008 as a 16-year-old teen.
- She Clinched the all-around title at the 2009 world championships. She succeeds in becoming the National Champion at the age of 17 in 2009 at the same tournament.
- Bridget began her Elite Gymnastic career at the age of 10 for the USAG child Elite National team in 2003.
- She was trained and coached under Marvin Sharp at Sharps’s Gymnastic Academy in Indianapolis, USA.