I got a sneak peek at the final Raw Ambition today! She’s one of my favorite gymnasts and DEFINITELY a role model! Y’all are gonna love it!!
NOMINATIVE Worlds Rosters Released - With Videos!
UPDATE: Adding videos! Click the gymnasts’ name to view a video of them. Keep checking back as I continue to edit! Nominative roster list is now COMPLETE! I suspect the mixed groups will change since some countries have withdrawn and others will be sending less gymnasts than initially thought. Original post: Many countries have released their nominative rosters of the athletes that they are...
Wahoo! Anna Pavlova is NOT retiring! :) Now if only she were going to Worlds :(
Chris Brooks & Wes Haagensen designed some new tees for @GymCrew. Check it out & support your nat’l team members! www.gym-crew.com
Working on a new Gymnastike coverage for Texas Dreams ADULT GYMNASTICS! Coming soon :)
Scotland fires head gymnastics coach in bizarre turn of events, days before Commonwealth Games. — http://bit.ly/95wssx
Alicia Sacramone — International Gymnast Mag Interview. Updates & a new business venture, ShockSox! — http://bit.ly/9urdS2
Cal Berkeley Gymnastics Cut
No!! The Cal Berkeley gymnastics program was cut today. I am totally surprised by this decision - the gymnastics community showed a tremendous amount of support for the program, including a huge financial contribution to keep the team afloat, and I honestly thought the Board of Regents would keep the team. This is very disappointing for all the Cal gymnasts, current and former, and also makes me...
Nastia Liukin Interview & Small Training Clip →
Via NastiaFan — a new Nastia interview, with a few training clips. Nothing spectacular, but she does a little beam tumbling. Better than nothing, and good to see she can still do something! Now let’s up the training so we can see her compete in 2011! OK Nastia? Great, thanks! PS. Click the title to go to the video! If it doesn’t work, just go to www.nbcdfw.com and search Nastia...
Mary Lee Tracy sent Gymnastike an update of the Cincinnati Gymnastics gals who went to the Worlds Selection camp, and talked a little about what the upcoming camp will be like. Interesting!
Paul Hamm Update →
Via Stick It Media — Jeez, based on his training videos he’s posted, Paul Hamm is EASILY going to be back to full speed for the next competition year! Barring any injuries, I’ve got to think he’ll be on the team for London 2012 - they’d be stupid not to take an athlete of his caliber. Not only can he contribute some potentially very high scores on just about every...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore is not an act, but a habit.– Aristotle
Shawn Johnson was featured on an Iowa news segment with MORE NEW SKILLS!! Check out a clip on Blythe’s Gym Examiner: http://exm.nr/9hKIIr
2011 American Cup = World Cup!
Via Rick at GymnasticsCoaching.com and Brigid at the Couch Gymnast…. American Cup is now going to be a World Cup event! This is fantastic news. Not only will it bring more credibility to the event, which has been criticized for it’s American domination in the past, but it will also, as Brigid pointed out, bring us some exciting gymnastics in that time in between NCAA ending and elite...
Brigid over at the Couch Gymnast has posted a massive gymnastics update y’all might like! Check it out: http://couch-gymnast.blogspot.com/
Courage is daring to take that first step, or a different path. It is the...– Laura Wilkinson, @Lala_the_diver on Twitter!
Hello newest follower Heath Pearce! Fun fact: Heath plays prof soccer for FC Dallas, and has a mustache. Didn’t know he liked gymnastics!
I think Anna Tchepeleva looks an awful lot like Tatiana Nabieva. RT if you agree! Hint: think Russia from 2000 Olympics.
Watching the ‘00 Olympics Team Finals again. Can someone explain why the Chinese are wearing pink scrunchies with red/yellow leotards?? Ew.
OMG! Baby Daniele Hypolito in the ‘00 Olympics AA! She’s so teeny! Aww…she’s really tidied up her form on vault since then!
Nastia Liukin American Cup 2008!
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Oops, apparently USA gymnastics isn’t choosing the Worlds team for another 2 weeks! I can’t wait to see if my prediction is right!
Oops....USAG & Ukraine's "Strong Written Warning!" →
The FIG has sanctioned USAG and the Ukraine Gymnastics Federation because they each let an athlete return to competition without clearing it through them. The gymnasts in question are Alicia Sacramone (USA) and Natalia Godunko (UKR), who is a rhythmic gymnast. Despite Alicia announcing her return to the gym a loooong time ago, apparently nobody at USAG bothered to inform the bigwigs at the FIG,...
Via GymDivas, 2010 JO National Champ Rachel Spicer has committed to Florida, beginning fall 2012!
Cutest. Child. Ever! Chris Burdette from Texas Dreams Gymnastics is doing a new series on Gymnastike called Raw Ambition, there’s going to be 4 parts, and I think each part showcases an older gymnast. The first girl is very young, probably 5-7, but she’s tiny so it’s hard to tell! I love her attitude! And I paraphrase: “conditioning is tough but it makes you stronger so you...
Pan-American Games Conclude In Mexico
The United States, as expected, was dominant at this competition, winning both the men’s and women’s team competitions, and earning a total of 15 medals: 9 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze, the most of any nation. Read on for more results and discussion. Men’s Team Competition 1. United States, 352.15 2. Canada, 343.95 2. Brazil, 343.95 4. Colombia, 342.00 ...