Like most Gymnast's her life as a gymnast started at a very young age. Nadia first participated in gymnast when she was about six years old. After she scored the perfect ten she went on to win a number of medals in gymnastics with Romanian team mates throughout Europe, Asia and America. Nadia managed to accumulate an impressive nineteen scores in her competitions leading up to her participation in the Olympic Games.
Nadia Elena Comaneci has inspired many young gymnasts and continues to support and train gymnasts from her home in Oklahoma. While she may never accomplish what she did in the 1980 Olympic Games, this will always be considered as "The" Perfect Ten in the Olympic History.