Jade Carey (born May 27, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast. She is a member of the national gymnastics team and is the 2017 national vault champion. She is also the 2017 U.S. Classic vault and floor champion.
Carey began taking gymnastics classes in 2001.
In 2016 Carey competed at the Junior Olympics Nationals where she successfully completed a tucked Kasamatsu full on vault, after which it was named The Carey in the J.O. code of points.
Carey began 2017 as a Level 10 gymnast, which is below elite level in USA Gymnastics. In mid 2017, she was invited to The Ranch where she qualified for elite status.
Carey made her elite debut at the American Classic held at Karolyi Ranch on July 7, 2017. She only competed on vault, floor, and balance beam but placed first on each of those events. Later that month she competed at the 2017 U.S. Classic and once again only competed on vault, floor, and balance beam. She won on vault and floor and placed fourth on balance beam. In August Carey participated in the 2017 U.S. National Gymnastics Championships where she won gold on vault and silver on floor exercise, behind Ragan Smith.
In September Carey was selected to represent the United States at the 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Montreal alongside Ragan Smith, Morgan Hurd, and Ashton Locklear.
Carey has verbally committed to compete in NCAA gymnastics at Oregon State, starting in the 2018-19 school year.
Carey currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her parents and three siblings, Alexis, Taeva, and Xandon. She currently attends Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Arizona.
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