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Mahopac Athlete Spotlight: Sarah Citarella

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Sarah Citarella performs a back walkover on the balance beam during her senior night meet. Credits: File
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Mahopac senior Sarah Citarella was a team captain on the varsity gymnastics team.

How old were you when you first took up gymnastics and how did you get started?

I was about 3 years old when I started gymnastics. My mom enrolled me in classes because I always wanted to run and flip around.

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What is your favorite event to compete in? Why?

My favorite event is floor. I love expressing my true self as a gymnast and show everyone what I am capable of.

During the offseason how much time do you devote to gymnastics?

All year long, even during varsity season, I train at Odyssey Gymnastics, so the majority of my time is always devoted to gymnastics.

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