Getting to know Alex Luyckx – Our Trampoline Spotlight Athlete. 


At this month's State Team recognition day, we asked our Victorian Team athletes to answer us a few questions. Here are the results below:  

Alex Luyckx is 19 years old and will be competing in the Trampoline category at this year’s Australian Gymnastics Championships. 

How did you first get involved with Gymnastics? 

I started when I was 6 but then stopped, my mum signed me and my twin brother up. I then started doing it again after really enjoying a holiday program. 

What is one of your best highlights from your Gymnastics career thus far? 

One of my highlights so far is making finals at the 2019 World Age Championships and placing 6. It would also have to be making the 2022 National Squad for trampolining and double mini. 

Do you have a favourite song to warm up to? 

I don’t have a favourite as it changes but a great song as we come running by Youngblood Hawke. 

Is there a gymnast you look up to and if so, who is it? 

I look up to a lot of gymnasts but some that stand out include Simone Biles and Dong Dong. 

Your go to pre-comp snack? 

Apple with peanut butter and anything sweet. 

What artist can we expect to be at the top of your Spotify wrapped? 

Most likely Khalid. 

What nickname do your friends call you? 

Lucky 

If you had the choice to be invisible or fly which, would you pick? 

To be able to fly. 

Your favourite show to binge watch? 

The 100! 

If you had a time machine, would you travel to the past or the future? 

Most likely into the future! 

What Instagram or TikTok account do you think everyone should follow? 

GymnasticsVictoriaofficial 

What advice would you give to other gymnasts aiming to make the state team? 

I would say that anything is achievable and that there are always more chances so don't put yourself under pressure. Make sure you have fun with it. 

We will be sure to let you know when Alex is set to compete at these Nationals.  

Make sure you stay up to date with Alex and the rest of the team by following our GV social channels during the championships @gymnasticsvictoriaofficial.