NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A young Queens girl who dreams of being the world’s best baton twirler is getting her chance in a big way, CBS 2’s Scott Rapoport reported.
“I want to win the gold,” 13-year-old Trina Catterson said.“[It] just takes a lot of practice. Hand-eye coordination.”
With an astonishing array of twirling trophies and medals, Catterson is a member of the United Sates National Baton Twirling Team. As Rapoport reported, she earned a spot on the team after a second place finish in the national tournament earlier this year.
“My dream is to become a world champion someday,” Catterson said.
Now, the teenager is preparing to take on the world—literally.
This week, she is heading to England to compete in the World Baton Twirling Championships, which is considered the Olympics of twirling, Rapoport reported.
Catterson will be competing against 40 of the best baton twirlers in the world…
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