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Happy Birthday To The Legendary Gymnast – Olga Korbut

Happy Birthday To The Legendary Gymnast – Olga Korbut

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Happy 62nd Birthday to the Legendary Gymnast – Olga Korbut! You have inspired us all and you have changed the world of gymnastics to what we know today. All the best from the staff at GNN! CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE HEADLINES GNN Source: YouTube #gnn #loveoursport #gymnastslivehere 

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USA Junior & Senior Gymnasts Dominate Event Finals In Jesolo

USA Junior & Senior Gymnasts Dominate Event Finals In Jesolo

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon After coming off an overwhelming team victory for both the Junior and Senior ladies from the USA, the event finals wrapped up today in Jesolo, Italy. Competing in the event finals in Jesolo, Italy for Team USA Junior Event Finals Vault: Perea, Malabuyo Bars: O’Keefe, Perea Beam: O’keefe, Perea Floor: O’Keefe, Malabuyo Senior Event ...

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Pitt Gymnast Rachel Dugan Earns EAGL Rookie of the Week

Pitt Gymnast Rachel Dugan Earns EAGL Rookie of the Week

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   Pitt Earns Second Rookie Honor of 2017 As the Pitt Gymnastics Team stunned the team from West Virginia in the Backyard Brawl match, defeating the Mountaineers, it is no surprise that several of the lady Panthers won individual event titles. Freshmen Rachel Dugan not only earned the individual title on bars with a score ...

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Brown Gymnast Caroline Morant Earns ECAC Gymnast of the Week

Brown Gymnast Caroline Morant Earns ECAC Gymnast of the Week

Gymnastics News Network By Terri LaymonBrown Gymnastics’ Morant Earns ECAC Gymnast of the Week Honors Senior Caroline Morant was named the  ECAC Gymnast of the Week after winning the all-around and beam event title in the team’s season-opening tri-meet against Bridgeport and New Hampshire. Morant captured first in the all-around scoring 39.075 and scored a personal best on beam to also take the event ...

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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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Auburn Gymnast Samantha Cerio – ‘Striving To Be A Better Team Leads To Success’

Auburn Gymnast Samantha Cerio – ‘Striving To Be A Better Team Leads To Success’

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Freshman Samantha Cerio was able to become part of Auburn gymnastics history as the Tigers gained a #6 ranking, an all-time ranking high for Auburn gymnastics. The 2016 team score of 197.120 is the highest-ever RQS score in program history. Auburn scored 197 five-straight times last season allowing them to advance to the NCAA Championships, which ...

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LSU Gymnast Ashleigh Gnat Loves Showing Off Her Personality And Power!

LSU Gymnast Ashleigh Gnat Loves Showing Off Her Personality And Power!

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon LSU senior, Ashleigh Gnat, is getting ready to start her last competition season with the Tigers. After an outstanding year in 2016, Ashleigh was an 11-time All-American who ranked as one of the nation’s top gymnasts. With dynamic skills and power on all four events and a fan-favorite on vault and floor, she ranks ...

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5 Leg Exercises to Build Explosive Power for Gymnastics

5 Leg Exercises to Build Explosive Power for Gymnastics

Gymnastics News Network Explosive lower body power and the ability to dissipate high force are both crucial factors for gymnastics success.  On the women’s side, 3 of the events are primarily leg driven with substantial benefit given to those athletes that express and absorb high force. On the men’s side, huge tumbling passes and notable increases in vault / dismount difficulty have demanded athletes develop more lower body ...

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Michigan Gymnast – Maggie O’Hara – ‘Ready To Fight For A Championship Win This Year!’

Michigan Gymnast – Maggie O’Hara – ‘Ready To Fight For A Championship Win This Year!’

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon As a freshmen at the University of Michigan this year, Maggie O’Hara has wasted no time getting acclimated to college and is ready to get out there compete. The season is right around the corner and Maggie is certainly ready to embrace the fans, the competition, and team camaraderie that only a collegiate gymnastics meet can ...

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Michigan Gymnastics – Nicole Artz – ‘No Better Feeling Than Going Out There And Competing With Your Team!’

Michigan Gymnastics – Nicole Artz – ‘No Better Feeling Than Going Out There And Competing With Your Team!’

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon Nicole Artz, a senior from the University of Michigan, dazzles the crowds for her style and grace, but she also holds an incredible list of  accomplishments she has produced throughout her years as a Wolverine gymnast: Six-time NCAA All-American 2015 NCAA Northeast Region Gymnast of the Year 2014 Big Ten Freshman of the Year Five-time ...

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