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Ragan Smith Leads The Pack (sans Biles) After Day 1 Of 2017 P&G Championships

Ragan Smith Leads The Pack (sans Biles) After Day 1 Of 2017 P&G Championships

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   Ragan Smith (Texas Dreams Gymnastics) leads the senior women’s all-around after Day 1 of the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships. Competition continues Sunday as the ladies battle for that all coveted top spot. Smith earned a 57.400 total for the highest all-around score for the first night of women’s gymnastics. Riley McCusker (MG Elite) ...

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Biles Shows Off in Sports Illustrated Photos-Raisman’s Too Much

Biles Shows Off in Sports Illustrated Photos-Raisman’s Too Much

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey The annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is ready to hit the shelves, however many of the images have already been posted online.  The issue features Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, both members of the USA 2016 Olympic gymnastics team.  Browsing the pictures I noticed a vast difference in the style of each of these women’s photo ...

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Simone Biles Reveals ADHD Amidst Hack Of Medical Records

Simone Biles Reveals ADHD Amidst Hack Of Medical Records

Gymnastics News Network By: Breanna Whitman Stop the presses! Simone Biles, previously thought to be superhuman due to her incredible buoyancy and gymnastics prowess, was revealed today to be just like 6.4 million other Americans: the four-time gold medalist announced Tuesday she lives with an ADHD diagnosis and takes Ritalin as part of her treatment. Clearly she has some explaining to ...

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Raisman Officially Announces Her Commitment To 2020 Olympic Games

Raisman Officially Announces Her Commitment To 2020 Olympic Games

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell Two-time Olympian Aly Raisman has just announced her dedication to take on her next goal, the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan! With the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics now under her belt, Raisman is more confident than ever that she can become a US Olympic team member for the third time. ...

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Simone Biles To Publish Autobiography

Simone Biles To Publish Autobiography

Gymnastics News Network By: Breanna Whitman Fans of Simone Biles can expect to read all the details of her journey to gymnastics stardom in her upcoming autobiography, “Courage to Soar” currently set to hit shelves November 15, 2016. Biles made fame in Rio winning four gold and one silver medal during the 2016 Olympic Games, marking her place in history as ...

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Biles Expected To Take A Long Break From The Gym

Biles Expected To Take A Long Break From The Gym

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell With the 2016 Rio Olympic Games now officially commenced, and walking away with five Olympic medals (4 gold medals, 1 bronze), 19 year-old Simone Biles feels it is now time to take a break from the gym. In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Biles stated that she “will be taking a year off, ...

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Flippin’ & Floppin’: Beam Bites Back In Finals

Flippin’ & Floppin’: Beam Bites Back In Finals

Gymnastics News Network By Breanna Whitman Surprises abound in the balance beam finals today in Rio, in which U.S. favorite Simone Biles walked away with Bronze, while Netherlands competitor Sanne Wevers earned Gold and U.S. competitor Laurie Hernandez received Silver. Always exciting, balance beam seems to trip up even the best of competitors. A largely mental event, balance beam requires ...

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Flippin Or Floppin: Women’s Vault Event Final Standings!

Flippin Or Floppin: Women’s Vault Event Final Standings!

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell With the start of the event finals competition today, the top eight gymnasts from the vault qualifying round took to the stadium to perform their hearts out, hoping to earn a medal at the Rio Olympics. Gymnasts that competed in today’s vault final included Simone Biles, Hong UnJong, Shallon Olsen, Wang Yan, Maria Paseks, ...

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Will There Ever Be A Better Team Than The ‘Final Five’?

Will There Ever Be A Better Team Than The ‘Final Five’?

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell As the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has begun to unfold, we have had the pleasure of witnessing arguably the greatest American gymnastics team the world has ever seen. With a Gold team final title and two Gold and Silver All-Around Medalists under their belt, the U.S. women are on fire and more ...

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Simone Biles’ Birth Mother Lashes Back for Inaccurate Portrayal of Character

Simone Biles’ Birth Mother Lashes Back for Inaccurate Portrayal of Character

Gymnastics News Network By: Nicole Chappell Simone Biles, who is our reigning World Champion, 2016 Olympic Gymnastics All-Around winner, and Gold medal team member, has encountered her fair share of triumphs in her early years. Unfortunately, due to an ongoing substance abuse issue, both Simone’s biological mother and father were unable to care for her and her siblings. In a ...

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