Samantha Cerio (born in 1996) is an American Gymnast and Aerospace Engineer Student from Huntersville, North Carolina. Recently, she stated her departure from the sport as a result of an accident. Furthermore, the 22-year-old gymnast broke both of her legs during a competition.
The incident took place on April 5, 2019, when Cerio was performing her floor routine at the NCAA regional event in Baton Rouge. She was trying a handspring double front but fell on a blind landing.
Moreover, Samantha yelled of pain as she crash-landed at an awkward angle which also caused her legs to buckle. Later, she admitted to the nearby hospital where doctor declared that the gymnast broke both of her legs and dislocated both of her knees.
Unfortunately, Cerio ended her college career in agony and retired from the sport. In addition, Jeff Graba (Auburn coach) told that it was pretty difficult to watch the accident. He also said that Samantha is a soldier and asked him to help the other girls.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The gymnast was born in 1996 in Huntersville, North Carolina, The United States of America. Therefore, Samantha Cerio’s age is 22 years old, as of 2018. Her parents are Michael Cerio (father) and Becky Cerio (mother). Sam belongs to Asian-American ethnicity.
Furthermore, the athlete also has a brother named Dominick Cerio. She completed her school education from South Iredell High School. Currently, she is a student of Aerospace Engineer at Samuel Ginn College of Engineering of Auburn University.
Moreover, Samantha is going to graduate in May 2019. During her school, she remained 4-time JO National Qualifier with a top 10 AA Finish in three. In 2015, Cerio became JO National Bars champion. Her coaches were Kristie Phillips and Geoff Stafford at KPAC in Troutman.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Samantha Cerio.|
|Profession||Gymnast and Aerospace Engineer.|
|In the news for||dislocating both legs during a floor routine for Auburn University.|
|Age (As of 2018)||22 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1996.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Huntersville, North Carolina, USA.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|Current Residence||Auburn, Alabama, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 0".
Centimeters: 155 cm.
Meters: 1.55 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 52 Kg.
Pounds: 114 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||35-27-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||5.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Michael Cerio.
Mother: Becky Cerio.
|Siblings||Brother: Dominick Cerio.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Highest Qualification||1. College Student.
2. High School Graduate.
|School||South Iredell High School.|
|College/ University||1. Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
2. Auburn University.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Travel, Watching TV and Singing.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Food.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Under Revision (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Samantha Cerio
- When the accident took place, the audiences were initially amazed into silence but later gave her a standing ovation.
- Sam was carried by paramedics on a stretcher a few moments later.
- Her teammates ended with their second-highest overall score of the season. However, they dropped out on a place in the nationals after finishing 4th in Saturday’s regional final.
- Furthermore, in 2017, Cerio achieved a place at the 2017 NCAA Championships and competed as an individual on bars.
- Later, she represented Auburn at the 2018 NCAA Championships on bars in 2018.
- She marked the second-straight season and reached nationals in the event.
- Moreover, the gymnast also won a share of the bars title at the NCAA Salt Lake City Regional with a 9.9.
- Figure Details: Samantha Cerio height stands at 5 feet 0 inch (155 cm tall).
- The 22-year-old gymnast maintains a powerful, fit, and healthy figure with a body weight of 52 kilograms (114 pounds).
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- In fact, she scored a 9.825 in the event at the national meet and won 5 titles in the tournament.
- In her career, Samantha earned several titles like “2017 and 2018 All-SEC”, “2017 and 2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll”, “2016 SEC All-Freshman Team” and “2016 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll”.
- As of relationship, the gymnast is in a relationship with boyfriend “Trey Wood” and they started dating a few years back.
- Trey is in the American Navy.
- The couple also posted pictures with each other on their respective social media accounts.
- On Instagram, Cerio has a decent fan following with 27.9+ k followers.
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