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American Cup Gymnastics Invitational To Feature Olympians Sam Mikulak and Reagan Smith With Two Other American Gymnasts Unnamed

American Cup Gymnastics Invitational To Feature Olympians Sam Mikulak and Reagan Smith With Two Other American Gymnasts Unnamed

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The thrill of the Olympic games  is not far from our minds. No one will forget anytime soon the incredible gymnastics performed by our Olympic All-Around Champion Simone Biles. Nor will anyone forget the race between  Kohei Uchimura who barely edged out Oleg Verniai of Ukraine to claim his gold all-around medal. So…what’s next? ...

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Top New Senior Elite Gymnasts To Watch On The Road To The 2020 Japan Olympics

Top New Senior Elite Gymnasts To Watch On The Road To The 2020 Japan Olympics

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   Now that the 2016 Rio Olympics is over, with great success from Team USA, you might be wondering and thinking ahead about the 2020 Japan Olympics and who might be strong enough to return or fill the rather large shoes of Olympians vacating their positions. While many gymnasts from the Olympic team taking ...

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Treating A Rip

Treating A Rip

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   Treating A Rip At some point in your gymnastics career, you will develop a rip on your palm, fingers, or wrists, if you haven’t already. So, the point is not figuring out how to avoid getting a rip, but how to treat it once you do rip. There are many different theories on ...

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Most Decorated U.S. Gymnast – Simone Biles – Earns 2016 Female Athlete Of The Year Award

Most Decorated U.S. Gymnast – Simone Biles – Earns 2016 Female Athlete Of The Year Award

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   2016 Olympic All-Around champion, Simone Biles, was recently named the Associated Press’ 2016 Female Athlete of the Year. As the most decorated U.S. gymnast in history bringing home four gold medals and one bronze from the 2016 Olympic games and logging a total of 19 World and Olympic medals, Biles can clearly be labeled ...

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US Olympic Committee Increasing Monetary Payments To Medalists

US Olympic Committee Increasing Monetary Payments To Medalists

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The United States Olympic Committee has approved and increase in monetary compensation for those that earn medals at major competitions in recognition of their accomplishments. The USOC announced that Operation Gold will provide a “significant” increase to those athletes who earn medals at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as World Championships for the ...

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Gymnastics – Guts And Determination Make Us Who We Are

Gymnastics – Guts And Determination Make Us Who We Are

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The JO Optional and Collegiate (and even Elite) Gymnastics season begins in just a couple days. It comes as no secret that these girls have been practicing and competing for years and years to be able to get to the point where they are today. Gymnastics requires an immense amount of practice and countless ...

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Video Quick Tip! Medball V Up Passes

Video Quick Tip! Medball V Up Passes

Gymnastics News Network Medball V Ups How To Perform This Exercise This exercise is relatively straight forward. The athlete starts in a tuck hold position with the medball in their hands. They will slowly extend their arms overhead until the medball lightly taps the ground above their head, and hold for 1-2 seconds (cycle a full breath in and out). ...

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USA Gymnastics Under Attack Yet Again As Abuse Allegations Hit An Unbelievable Mark

USA Gymnastics Under Attack Yet Again As Abuse Allegations Hit An Unbelievable Mark

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon  It comes as no surprise to see that USA Gymnastics (the governing body for gymnastics across the US) has come under attack once again. Allegations that over 368 sexual abuse claims have been filed with USAG over a period spanning 20 years (and that’s only the cases that have been reported). That comes down ...

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Maria Paseka (Russia) Hoping to Return for 3rd Olympics

Maria Paseka (Russia) Hoping to Return for 3rd Olympics

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey 2 time Russian Olympian Maria Paseka took some down time after Rio; 2 months to be exact, for some much needed rest and rehab.  She spent time in Germany visiting with family and giving her back time to heal.  Paseka injured her back just before the Rio Olympics, but pushed through the pain to help ...

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Dominique Moceanu Fulfills Lifelong Dream

Dominique Moceanu Fulfills Lifelong Dream

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey   At 14 years old, Dominique Moceanu was youngest member of the 1996 Olympic Team.  She was only 10 when she won gold on balance beam at the Jr. National Championships, and 11 when she qualified to the Pan American Games where she won 4 gold medals.  So it was only natural that when she ...

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