Local girl makes national gymnastics team
El Paso, Texas — Dominique Dawes. Shawn Johnson. Aliviah McCray?
The 7-year-old girl from the eastside is taking some major steps towards an elite career in gymnastics, making the Talent Opportunity Program (TOP) national team.
Her coach, Chris Holder of Gymnastics Elite East, says the program's seen several Olympic competitor alumni. Although, McCray would not be eligible to be on the Olympic Team until 2024.
They sat down with NewsChannel 9's Adrienne Alvarez about Aliviah's short climb to the top.