Pilot New girl Emily Kmetko begins training at a gym alongside veterans who are both impressed with and threatened by her.
Where's Marty With The Rock in shambles after the defection of Marty and Lauren, the parents try to pick up the pieces to get things ready in time for the girls to be ready for Nationals. The gymnasts aren't motivated, the coaches are unorganized and Emily is worried what this all means for her scholarship. While the parents have a meeting to discuss the future of the gym, Payson, Kaylie and Emily decide to go to Denver to confront Marty and get some much-needed answers. But when they arrive at The Denver Elite Gymnastics Club and see what they're up against, will the girls lose their nerve or really give Marty and Lauren a piece of their minds? Meanwhile, Lauren is starting to rethink her decision to leave her friends at The Rock behind when she gets a less than warm welcome to her new gym.
Blowing Off Steam Tensions are still high at The Rock as the girls continue on without direction and with the surprise return of Lauren, Steve and a possible new heavyweight coach. Before the new coach's strict workout regimen takes effect, Emily, Payson and Kaylie decide to hit up a high school party to blow off some steam. Once at the party, Emily has an uncomfortable run-in with Razor, Kaylie has a fight with Carter after he realizes she lied to him, and Payson can't believe she's wasting her time at such a trivial event. Bringing more stress than fun to their lives, it's not exactly how the girls envisioned their evening. Meanwhile, Lauren's birthday takes a wrong turn when Summer shows up at her birthday dinner.
Sunday, Bloody Sasha, Sunday Sasha puts the girls through a grueling day of practice as punishment for attending a party. Meanwhile, a power play develops among the parents as a decision is made about who will manage the gym.
Like Mother, Like Daughter, Like Supermodel With a lack of funds facing The Rock team for Nationals, Kim and the other mothers decide to host a mother-daughter fashion show. But what starts as a fun idea ends up causing trouble for everyone. Ronnie is so busy with the details that Kaylie feels ignored, especially at a time when she could really use her mother's advice about love and sex. With her mother out of the country, Lauren is paired up with Summer, much to her chagrin, but tries to use this opportunity to catch Carter's eye. Furious at Chloe for spilling secrets to Damon, Emily is mortified for her "out there" mother to even be at the gym, let alone to walk a runway with her, while Payson, not wanting to waste time with "girlie things," tips off Kim that maybe she hasn't been a great role model in the feminine world. Will all the mother-daughter teams get it together in order to raise the money, or will the whole show become a nightmare that puts everyone at each other's throats? Meanwhile, after spotting her with Carter, Summer gets the feeling that Lauren is over her head in the boy department and tries to help by opening up.
Between A Rock And A Hard Place Taking a gamble that the girls are ready and can use the motivation for Nationals, Sasha invites Marty and the Denver team to The Rock for an invitational meet. Payson is determined to show that she is the best, but when an old injury flares up, it might have devastating results. Emily is also resolved to show what she can do, but Sasha has other, less advanced plans for her. But with reigning Nationals champion Kelly Parker in tow, are the girls really ready for the Denver gym and this challenge? Meanwhile, Carter has to rethink his relationship with Kaylie when Sasha and Lauren give him an ultimatum.
Run, Emily, Run After the devastating loss to the Denver gym, The Rock intensifies its training for Nationals. Adding to the pressure is the arrival of a television crew to do profile pieces on the girls and a pushy sports agent who only sees financial opportunities coming out of the gym. While most girls shake off the agent's advances, Payson sees her arrival as a chance to help her family out of a sticky financial situation, but will Payson's parents see the agent's plans as a godsend too? Meanwhile, Emily has to face the music after her disastrous performance at the invitational meet. Determined to still go to Nationals, she has to figure out a way to convince Sasha to let her back on the team.
All's Fair In Love, War And Gymnastics The Cruz family host a send-off party for Nationals while their guests deal with their own agendas: Payson secretly obtains some medicine; Lauren takes a final shot at breaking up Carter and Kaylie; and Chloe hides her financial struggles from Emily.
Where's Kaylie? After the disastrous party at the Cruz mansion, no one is in the right mind to focus on Nationals. Payson, feeling vulnerable with her back injury, is defensive about her position on the team; Emily is struggling with the re-appearance of Chloe's old boyfriend, Joe; Lauren faces the possible return of her mother; and Kaylie is miserable about the fight between her father and Carter. But when Carter comes clean to Kaylie about his infidelity, Kaylie disappears. Having to put their own worries and issues aside, the other three try to track her down to make sure she doesn't miss Nationals and her only shot at the Olympics. But can they find her in time and become the unbeatable team they need to be to dominate at Nationals? Meanwhile, Sasha is tipped off to Carter's extra-curricular gym activities and puts down a firm hand.
All That Glitters Everything the ladies of The Rock have been working towards is finally here with the beginning of the National Gymnastics competition in Boston. Payson is more determined than ever to beat Kelly Parker and grab the National Champion title she deserves, even if she is still dealing with back pain. Kaylie feels pulled in many different directions - is she a normal teenager with a boyfriend, as Carter wants her to be, or is she an Olympic caliber gymnast, as her father wants, and can she figure it all out in time to compete? Lauren's angry attitude towards her mother, her father and Carter leaves her with a lack-luster performance which could risk her position in the standings. Emily, on the other hand, is petrified and fears that she is clearly over her head at this high stakes competition. Can Sasha get all of the girls in line and focused for the big event in time or will Nationals be a disaster for The Rock team?
The Eleventh Hour Following her victory at Nationals, Kaylie is thrust into the media spotlight, alongside Nicky Russo the Men's National silver medalist. Emily and Lauren have also secured spots on the National Team, which leaves Payson depressed that she's not celebrating with her friends. And when Nicky returns to Payson's locker to remove the cortisone he gave her, Lauren greets him and tells him she's put it in a safe place. Will Lauren rat on Nicky and Payson? When Damon invites Emily to the Pizza Shack to celebrate her making the national team, where he has a romantic evening planned before he takes off to Los Angeles, the two are interrupted when Razor returns to the Shack looking for Damon. Meanwhile, as Kim helps nurse Payson back to health, Chloe steps in at The Rock and enlists Summer's help in running things.
Follow The Leader While Kaylie's gymnastics career continues to soar, she struggles to help Payson deal with her injuries and, at the same time, tries to keep her arch enemy, Kelly Parker, in check. With all this added pressure, she also has to deal with Marty as her new coach. This leaves her feeling alone, and the only person she can talk to is Carter. And as the girls prepare for competition, they want someone they know and trust to help coach the team, so they conspire to get Marty fired. Meanwhile, Payson's negative feelings about her back injury finally turn into something positive. When Kaylie gets mad because she can't have Sasha as her gymnastics coach, she has to settle for her mother's ex-lover, Marty. Kaylie grapples with being put in the middle of so many secrets and betrayals with her family, her friends and Carter, whom she finally confronts for cheating on her with Lauren. Meanwhile, Emily's grades in math are slipping, and when a tutor is recommended, Chloe hires Razor. Will he help Emily turn her grades into A's, or is it an excuse for more one-on-one time? After licking the salt from her physical and emotional wounds, Payson finally has a confrontation with Sasha, who in turn helps Payson turn her negative feelings about gymnastics and training into something positive, while finding a new role at The Rock.
California Girls Kaylie's popularity continues to grow when she and Nicky are invited to Los Angeles to attend an A-list pool party complete with limos and a private jet! The girls get a taste of celebrity living, flashbulbs and all when Emily and Payson are also invited to tag along, while Lauren blackmails Nicky to be his date. Nicky's dad helps Payson get an appointment with one of the world's leading back doctors, conveniently located at UCLA. As their popularity into the mainstream grows, Kaylie and Nicky participate in a photo shoot with Seventeen Magazine and Emily and her mom Chloe realize their newfound fame at The Rock when they arrive to their very own parking spot right next to Lauren Tanner's! After reading the inspiring book Sasha gave her, Payson feels optimistic and returns to The Rock in a new roleassistant coach. When Lauren "accidently" discovers Carter is homeless and living out of his car following a disagreement with his father, she offers him temporary housing in her attic and keeps his secret from everyone else. Will she use this secret information as blackmail down the road or is it for her own personal gain? Meanwhile, Emily's mom Chloe decides to reinvent herself and start dating again using the internet. At the Bistro Boulder, she is shocked to discover her mystery date is -- Steve Tanner! Surprisingly they have a good time, and decide to keep this just between each other. After much anticipation, Payson and Kim visit the world famous back doctor to take every measure possible to insure that Payson will return to the gym. Will this renowned doctor have the news they are hoping for?
Are We Having Fun Yet? Payson's life gets a little bit harder when she's forced to become a regular teenager and go to high school. After being home schooled for the majority of her life and being used to order and structure, public school is a shock to the system for Payson. With the chaos surrounding her at school, she feels more like a loser than ever when she finds herself the new target of the school's queen bee. Things only get worse when Kaylie, Emily and Lauren show up to see how things are going. But when Payson meets fellow loner Ike, things start to look up. Is there possibly a way that she could survive the emotional roller coaster of high school? Meanwhile, Sasha challenges the gym to make the annual Open House fun. When he pairs Kaylie and Nicky for a special performance, the event becomes anything but fun for the two champs.
Loves Me, Loves Me Not Romance is in the air at The Rock for the gymnasts and the parents as Valentine's Day arrives. Emily is distraught since she hasn't heard from Damon in days; Kaylie is struggling with the "butterflies" she gets around Nicky; Payson gets an unexpected Valentine's Day gesture at school and Lauren continues her match-making ways to secure Carter's heart. Even the adults are dealing with their own issues, as Steve and Chloe continue their secret romance. But though love is in the air, will everyone's fairy-tale have a happy ending? Meanwhile, Summer butts heads with Sasha as she tries to convince him to throw a Valentine's Day mixer for the gymnasts. But what starts out as a struggle of wills comes to a surprising end.
Save The Last Dance Payson and Heather enlist the girls' help when it looks like the Taft High prom is going down the tubes. Happy to help, the girls are thrilled with the opportunity to be regular teenage girls for the night especially when it involves pretty dresses and dancing. But things get a little complicated when Carter tries to use the evening to get closer to Kaylie, Emily is surprised to find Damon at the prom and Lauren starts to figure out who her father is dating. When the girls get the chance to live out their John Hughes prom moment, will it be everything they hope it will be? Meanwhile, Mark and Kim meet with the doctor who says she can heal Payson's back with an experimental procedure. But now that Payson is finally starting to accept her new life, this news just might bring her back down.
Hope And Faith Emily finds out that her mother is dating Steve after Lauren confronts Chloe about the situation. Meanwhile, Payson has an appointment with a top-ranked back surgeon; and the National Team must prove their worth and step up their game.
The Great Wall Sasha's plan to invite the Chinese team to The Rock sets the gym ablaze. Kaylie and Emily step up their training, knowing that this might be their last chance at a spot on the Olympic team. With Kaylie still dealing with drama at home and Emily having self-doubts, will they really be up to the task? The Rock moms are also under pressure to throw a fundraiser to raise enough money to cover the Chinese team's expenses. But with the girls all fired up and the fundraiser in full swing, is Sasha's plan as full proof as he thinks? Meanwhile, Payson and her parents face an uphill battle with respect to their futures.
The Only Thing We Have To Fear... After an intensive lock-in at the gym, the girls are feeling stronger than ever. But when the National Committee and MJ start putting pressure on Kaylie not to compete, things start to fall apart. Should she stand by her team and risk ruining her career or pull out and keep the Committee happy? Since the one person she usually turns to for advice is M.I.A. Kaylie is on her own. Meanwhile, Emily must land her new vault if she has any chance of proving she has what it takes to stay at The Rock. But even with help from Payson, will drama with Damon side track her focus?
Are We Family? The time has arrived for The Rock to take on the Chinese team, but the Rock girls are anything but ready. Still reeling from her revelation, Kaylie makes a decision that leaves her teammates on shaky ground. Emily is still unsure about her gymnastic abilities and dealing with a broken heart doesn't help matters. With the Chinese knocking on their door and the risk of losing their positions on the National team, will the girls be able to pull it all together to show a united front and take on their biggest competition yet? Meanwhile, Damon tries to reach Emily to tell her his big news before it's too late.