What Happened When Shawn Didn’t Win Gold Sometimes we are so caught up in the excitement regarding those who win gold at the Olympics that we don’t really understand what the person winning silver might [More]
Anna Pavlova, a well known Russian gymnast, was sidelined with a knee injury for awhile in 2013. She did not have much hope of moving to the forefront of Russian gymnasts.  So she did what [More]
16-Year-Old Blasts Her Way Into an Olympics Possibility At the 2016 P&G National Gymnastics Championships, Laurie Hernandez, who had just turned 16, wowed everyone with her vivacious performances.  She did not seem nervous and showed [More]
McKayla’s Vaults 2009-2013 McKayla Maroney was the USA’s greatest hope for Olympic gold on the vault.  She did vaults that had high points potential due to their great difficulty, and she usually nailed them.  That’s [More]
Combining Fashion and Gymnastics With Artistry   Usually we are caught up in the strength, agility, flexibility, and performances of the gymnasts we admire.  We don’t usually associate fashion with gymnastics, other than admiring leotard [More]
No More Alternate for Chris!                     At the 2012 Olympics, Chris Brooks was an alternate.  That meant he came close, but didn’t get to compete.  Since then he’s been working like crazy to get himself to [More]
Pommel Horse Hero – Alex Naddour The USA men’s gymnastics team has a big weakness that has reached out to bite them in the past –  Pommel Horse performances that fell apart.  On the international [More]
Imagine the Olympics Without Romanian Gymnasts! It’s shocking!  Romania has always been a huge contender at the Olympics, and they have medaled over and over again.  But they won’t be at the 2016 Olympics in [More]
McKenna Kelley – LSU Gymnast If it’s hard for a blossoming gymnast to grow up in the shadow of a mother who was a great Olympic gymnast, McKenna Kelley doesn’t show it.  She loves gymnastics [More]
Emma’s Love for Gymnastics Just Might Get Her to Olympics Some Day Emma Rester is only 3 and hasn’t been taking gymnastics very long.  But she is progressing so rapidly that people are amazed at [More]
Determined Kate Foster Shows “I Can Do It” Attitude   For a girl who is devoted to gymnastics, it’s devastating to lose a leg.  For anyone else, that would be the end of gymnastics, but [More]
Caitlyn Demonstrates Level 1 Skills Every girl who starts gymnastics has to master some basic Level 1 skills before she can move on to more complicated movements.  This cute little girl, Caitlyn, demonstrates the basic [More]
Videos of Her Floor Routines Go Viral Sophina DeJesus is wowing the crowds with her dance gyrations during her floor routines.  She even gets her UCLA gymnast teammates dancing along at the edge of her [More]
Losing Streak Finally Ends! Can you imagine going into a gymnastics meet knowing that you’ve lost 117 meets in a row with the opposing team?  What if the last time your team beat that team [More]
Flashback to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials This was one of the most amazing performances that we’ve seen from Jonathan Horton, and it was a big factor in his being chosen for the U.S. London [More]
Guide to Uneven Bars Dismounts Did you ever try to figure out what moves go with different names of dismounts from the bars?  Dismounts can happen so fast, that when you hear the name of [More]
Uchimura Proves He Can Still Win It is very unusual for a gymnast to continue to win championships year after year.  But Kohei Uchimura has shown himself to be the greatest gymnast of all time, [More]
Glasgow 2015 – USA Women Easily Won Gold The USA women’s gymnastics team were absolutely amazing at the World Championships.  If they can keep their performance levels like this, they should have no problem winning [More]
Gabby Douglas’s Uneven Bars Routine at Glasgow 2015   Some folks wrote her off because she took so long to get back into training after the 2012 Olympics.  They said she’d never be in shape [More]
Due to some of the USA’s best male gymnasts being sidelined with injuries, the men’s team at the World Championships almost didn’t qualify for making the team competition at next year’s Olympics.  The qualification rounds [More]
Third National Championship for Sam Mikulak   Three years in a row Sam Mikulak has won the All Around title at the P&G USA National Gymnastics competition.  As you can see from this parallel bar [More]
Exciting Day of P&G Competition   The USA men are showing some great skills in this P&G Championship.  Day 1 ended with Sam Mikulak in the lead, but with several other very skilled gymnasts not [More]
Watch the P&G Championships Here The women’s senior level competition at the P&G championship did not go as planned and hoped for by many of the contestants.  Maybe it was just nerves due to the [More]
Alec Yoder – Member of USA Gymnastics Team Want to know what life is like for an Elite gymnast on the national team?  This video introduces you to Alec’s life.   He’s home schooled part time, [More]
Oleg Verniaive Wins All Around at 2015 European Championships This gymnast from the Ukraine is one to keep your eye on as we progress toward the 2016 Olympics.  Not only did he win the gold [More]