Discussion in 'Alligator Alley (other sports)' started by gatorjjh, Mar 17, 2021.
Thomas ascends to become one of Florida’s best gymnasts, ever - The Independent Florida Alligator
To be gracious, an odd use of the term ascends. Aspires would have been a better choice.
To be gracious, she aspires to win a team championship, but the article was not about her hopes and dreams. It was about her rising to the top through her efforts. That is an ascent.