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West Virginia Gymnastics Brings Determination As They Sign Three To Their 2017/18 Roster

West Virginia Gymnastics Brings Determination As They Sign Three To Their 2017/18 Roster

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon West Virginia University gymnastics head coach Jason Butts can not wait to see what determination the new crew for 2017/18 brings. Jessie Bastardi, Sydney Marler and McKenna Linnen will all be joining the team next season. “I’m really excited about this class, especially because of its consistency and improvement over the last few seasons,” ...

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LSU Adds Exciting New Duo To 2017 Roster

LSU Adds Exciting New Duo To 2017 Roster

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon Head coach D-D Breaux along with associate head coach and recruiting coordinator Jay Clark and assistant coach Bob Moore are thrilled to be adding a dynamic new duo to their 2017 roster: Gracen Standley and Reagan Campbell. “We expect both Gracen and Reagan to be major contributors right away,” Clark said. “They both have ...

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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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Fighting Illini Gymnastics Adds Three National Champions To Roster

Fighting Illini Gymnastics Adds Three National Champions To Roster

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon University of Illinois women’s gymnastics head coach Kim Landrus is thrilled to add National Champions to the 2017-2018 Fighting Illini roster.  Nicole Biondi, Grace Gough and Kylie Noonan each signed their national letters of intent committing to the Fighting Illini women’s gymnastics program. “I am thrilled to have these three signees officially join our Illini ...

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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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Cal Gymnastics Adds Talent And Experience To 2018 Team

Cal Gymnastics Adds Talent And Experience To 2018 Team

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon Cal Gymnastics Signs International and National Champions To Their 2018 Team. The Golden Bears Gymnastics Team is loading up on talent for the 2018 season. Adding four signees with international experience and national championship talent, Cal is set to become an even stronger team with the addition of these ladies. Kyana George, Alma Kuc, Victoria ...

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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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Utah Gymnastics Signs Two National Gymnasts To Their 2018 Class

Utah Gymnastics Signs Two National Gymnasts To Their 2018 Class

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon The Utah gymnastics team is excited to have two National gymnasts joining their team next year. Both Sydney Soloski (Canadian National team member) and Alexia Burch (U.S. Junior Olympic national champion and team member) have signed their letters of intent joining the Ute family. Co-Head Coach Tom Farden commented, “Sydney and Alexia are accomplished athletes who ...

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Two More Elite Gymnasts Sign Into The Florida Gator Roster

Two More Elite Gymnasts Sign Into The Florida Gator Roster

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon  The defending Southeastern Conference champion Florida Gators signed a pair of outstanding gymnasts to its 2018 roster. Head coach, Jenny Rowland, welcomes both Megan Skaggs, a 2014-15 member of the U.S. Senior National Team, and a member of the U.S. teams at the 2015 Pan American Games and City of Jesolo Trophy, that came back both ...

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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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