In the hit show Make it or Break It, Kaylie Cruz is one of the elite gymnasts at one of the most competitive gyms in the country. To learn about Kaylie, the drama she was involved in, simply continue reading.
She becomes the national champion:
Kaylie is one of the top gymnasts at The Rock and ends up becoming the national champion, when she manages to beat her rival Kelly Packer.
She competes at The Rock from 2009 to 2012:
The first time that Kaylie is crowned the national champion is at her first national competition in 2009. Another highlight of Kaylie’s professional career is being part of the team that won first place at the 2011 World Championships.
She fails an Olympic drug test:
During the Olympic trials, Kaylie shockingly fails a routine drug test despite not knowingly taking banned substances. What happened was Wendy was drugging Kaylie, so that she would be caught taking banned substances and would been thrown out of the Olympic trials.
Her favorite color is pink:
If you’re a huge Make it or Break it fan you may have realized that all of Kaylie’s leotards are pink, her signature color.
She develops anorexia:
Kaylie develops anorexia, after she is crowned the national champion. Due to a lack of food, Kaylie ends up fainting during an important floor routine and is transported to hospital. However, Kaylie is allowed to remain on the world team as long as the doctors clear her to compete. Kaylie ends up in rehab and in rehab she meets and befriends a girl named Maeve, who has also been diagnosed with anorexia. While Kaylie has no interest in getting well, when Maeve eventually dies of heart failure, Kaylie realizes the error of her ways and decides to address her issues with eating, once and for all.
Kaylie Cruz was a rule breaker:
One of the rules for gymnasts at The Rock is that they weren’t allowed to date. This rule was put in place, in order to ensure that the Rock’s athletes would focus their time and energy into training and would not begin to slack off. However, Kaylie who was well aware of this rule, decided to date another gymnast a boy named Carter anyhow. Things got complicated when one of Kaylie’s friends Lauren, ended up sleeping with Carter at a party. In the end Carter ended up being expelled by The Rock, when word got out that Carter had slept with a female member of the gym, who went unnamed.
Kaylie Cruz found love:
Luckily for Kaylie, she ended finding love with Austin Tucker a previous Olympian. While their relationship is rocky at first due to the interference of others, in the end the two are in a committed, long term relationship.
She has secret talents:
As well as being a world class gymnast, Kaylie is also a skilled singer and musician, which surprises all of her friends at The Rock. Kaylie even dabbles in writing her own tracks.
So if you are a fan of Make it or Break it, or you want to start watching Make it or Break it, hopefully you discovered a few fun facts about one of the show’s characters, Kaylie Cruz.