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Happy Birthday Alicia Sacramone-Quinn!

Happy Birthday Alicia Sacramone-Quinn!

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Happy Birthday to Alicia Sacramone-Quinn!  Alicia is best known for being an Olympian in the 2008 games held in Beijing, China where the American team won the silver medal.  Alicia was a National Team member from 2003-2011, winning an impressive 33 individual medals; 15 of them gold. Sacramone-Quinn is a Boston native who trained under Mihai and Silvia Brestyan at ...

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Olympic Gymnast Injured in Cirque du Solei Performance

Olympic Gymnast Injured in Cirque du Solei Performance

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey Former Olympic gymnast Lisa Skinner was seriously injured Sunday night when she fell while performing for Cirque du Solei, Kooza.  Skinner suffered a fractured C-1 vertebra and a broken arm after falling more than 3 meters during her solo aerial hoop routine.  The show was temporarily stopped while Skinner regained consciousness.  She was then taken by ambulance to Royal Brisbane ...

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Olympic Champion – Laurie Hernandez – Inspiring Role Model Wins DWTS

Olympic Champion – Laurie Hernandez – Inspiring Role Model Wins DWTS

Gymnastics News Network By: Eileen Patchey  Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez has yet another trophy to add to her collection – the coveted Dancing With the Stars Mirror Ball trophy. Hernandez with dancing partner, Val Chmerovskiy, twirled their way into the winning circle beating out James Hinchcliff & Sharna Burgess who finished in a close second place. At 16, Hernandez is the youngest person to win ...

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SJSU Gymnast – Taylor Chan Honored With Sandra Hartley National Stream Athlete of the Year Award In British Columbia

SJSU Gymnast – Taylor Chan Honored With Sandra Hartley National Stream Athlete of the Year Award In British Columbia

Gymnastics News Network   San José State University gymnast Taylor Chan has been given the  as she was honored in British Columbia recently. Chan, from Coquitlam, British Columbia, was one of over 100 individuals who has received this prestigious honor for their outstanding gymnastics participation over the past season. The Sandra Hartley National Stream Athlete of the Year Award is given ...

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Laurie Hernandez Debuts Personal Leotard Collection As She Joins GK Elite Sportswear

Laurie Hernandez Debuts Personal Leotard Collection As She Joins GK Elite Sportswear

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon Laurie Hernandez Signs with GK as Newest Endorsed Athlete Laurie Hernandez is excited to share the news that she has teamed with GK Elite Sportswear, L.P. as one of the many officially endorsed athletes. GK is the world’s leading supplier of gymnastics apparel. Hernandez made her senior elite debut as a member of the ...

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Aliya Mustafina Garnishing More Gold After The Olympics

Aliya Mustafina Garnishing More Gold After The Olympics

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   Aliya Mustafina is garnishing an entirely different type of gold medal these days since she married her long-time boyfriend and Russian bobsled champion Alexey Zaitsev This two-time Olympic Gold medalist and three-time World champion has added the gold ring around her finger as Russian press and close friends of her have confirmed that Mustafina ...

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Gymnast: What Lies Beyond The Glamour

Gymnast: What Lies Beyond The Glamour

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon Olympic Gymnast Vasiliki Millousi recently paid homage to her lifelong passion as she starred in a fashion film for the upcoming fashion film festivals.  This Greek Artistic Gymnast competed in her third Olympics in Rio this past summer. Wowing audiences from both the fashion industry and the gymnastics community, Millousi was selected to appear in ...

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GK Collaborates with Disney on a Magical Line of Leotards

GK Collaborates with Disney on a Magical Line of Leotards

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon GK Elite Sportswear, L.P. has announced an exclusive leotard collection that brings the magic of Disney with the quality of GK’s amazing fit. GK Elite Sportswear id the world’s leading supplier of gymnastics apparel while Disney holds the title for Magic and Wonder! “Working with The Walt Disney Company is a dream come true,” said Kelly McKeown, ...

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What To Look For In A Good Coach: Abuse Series Part 2

What To Look For In A Good Coach: Abuse Series Part 2

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Bard In Part 1 of our Abuse Series, we identified various aspects to look for in a good gym that works to be proactive against abuse of all types. The next step in providing and maintaining safety in one’s gym is through its staff members. A gymnastics facility can be well equipped with proper surveillance, ...

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What To Look For In A Good Gym: Abuse Series Part 1

What To Look For In A Good Gym: Abuse Series Part 1

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Bard As a parent of a young gymnast myself, the most important decision you can make for a child in their gymnastics career is the facility at which they train. There are countless gyms out there, but picking the right one that fits your child’s unique needs is vital. Some important aspects one usually considers ...

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