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GK U.S. Classic

Post Views 3,128   The rosters are set for GK U.S. Classic on Saturday, July 28 in Columbus, Ohio. This event marks the return of the reigning Olympic AA Champion, Simone Biles to competition! The U.S. Class is the final opportunity for the Women to qualify to the U.S. Championships on Aug. 16-19, 2018 in Boston, Mass. Read More

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New USA Gymnastics Board of Directors

Post Views 1,273   The new USA Gymnastics Board of Directors has been chosen and are now in place. The positions and who holds them include: Athlete Directors Ivana Hong, women’s gymnastics, 2018-20 Steven Legendre, men’s gymnastics, 2018-19 Dylan Maurer, combined disciplines (rhythmic/acrobatic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling), 2018-21 National Membership Directors Kittia Carpenter, women’s gymnastics, Read More

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Docs. From Senate Hearing on June 5

Post Views 405   Here are the documents I referred to in my Live Facebook post on June 5, 218 from the US Senate Hearing  on “Preventing Abuse in Olympic and Amateur Athletics: Ensuring A Safe and Secure Environment For Our Athletes”. Martha Karolyi’s written statement – CLICK HERE Rhonda Faehn’s written testimony – CLICK Read More

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Permanently Ineligible & Suspended USAG Members

Post Views 7,355   USA Gymnastics has now made it easier to find members that have either been deemed permanently ineligible for membership with USA Gymnastics or who currently have their membership with USA Gymnastics suspended. These published lists are beneficial to club owners and managers during the hiring process as just one of many Read More

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Triple Cup Gymnastics Weekend

Post Views 1,536   It is a big USA Gymnastics competition weekend for both the Men and Women! It all starts on Friday, March 2 with the Nastia Liukin Cup. The top Junior and Senior Level 10 Women from around the country will battle it out for the top spots and the titles of Nastia Read More

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USA Gymnastics Verification Camp Streamed Live

Post Views 3,856   USA Gymnastics has made an unprecedented move by deciding to live stream the February 25 verification camp to be held on the campus of LSU on their YouTube channel. An expected 17 athletes will be vying for an international assignment or using the event to qualify to the American or US Classic Read More

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Statement From FIG Regarding Abuse Cases In US

Post Views 1,741   The following is a statement released by the FIG from Morinari Watanabe, FIG President, regarding the sexual abuse cases that has occurred within USA Gymnastics – Firstly I would like to express my sincere appreciation to IOC President Thomas Bach for his powerful statement about the abuse scandal in US Gymnastics. This statement Read More

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S. 534 Passes the House & Senate – But What Is It?

Post Views 2,132   The House of Representatives passed the “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act” yesterday.  It had previously made it through the Senate in November of 2017 but minor changes made by the House require another Senate vote. The bill states that any “covered individual” that observes or Read More

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USOC to USAG – Make Changes Or Lose NGB Status

Post Views 3,685   In a letter addressed directly to the Board of Directors of USA Gymnastics (USAG), Scott Blackmun, the CEO of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), states that the USOC Board of Directors have specific steps that USAG must complete if USAG expects to maintain their national governing body status over gymnastics Read More

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How to Watch World Championships

Post Views 3,248   There are a few places where you can watch Live or Taped coverage of the 2017 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. We have most of the places listed below! usagymworlds.com will be Live streaming podium training and the following competitions for Team USA; Podium Training: September 29 – 1:15pm – 4:15pm (EST): Read More

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World Championships Teams Announced

Post Views 1,710   From October 2 – 8, 2017 the gymnastics world will be coming together in Montreal, Canada for the 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. The US athletes who will be representing the USA are: US Men’s Team: Eddie Penev Donnell Whittenburg Sam Mikulak Alex Naddour Marvin Kimble US Women’s Team: Ragan Smith Read More

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Johnson-Scharpf Honors Artistry

Post Views 1,621   For competitions, most gymnasts have one routine on each event that they work endless hours on in order to perfect it before performing in front of the judges. With each of these routines, a gymnast may have a slight variation of that routine in case a mistake occurs or they are having an Read More

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U.S. Classic – The Details

Post Views 1,330   The first big meet of the Elite season gets underway this weekend in Chicago and will be featuring many new faces and some returning familiar ones. The U.S. Classic is a qualifier for both the Junior and Senior Elite women to compete at the P&G Championships in Anaheim, CA on Aug. 17 Read More

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USA Gymnastics Independent Review Published

Post Views 912   USA Gymnastics has released the “Report to USA Gymnastics on Proposed Policy and Procedural Changes for the Protection of Young Athletes“.  This report includes the findings & recommendations from the independent review of USA Gymnastics’ bylaws, policies, procedures and practices related to their handling of sexual misconduct cases conducted by Deborah J. Daniels. This review included Read More

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Open Letter From USA Gymnastics

Post Views 1,486   Many of you may have recently received a letter (email) from USA Gymnastics regarding the recent incidences pertaining to Dr. Larry Nassar, the implementation of SafeSport, and USA Gymnastics’ internal review/investigation of current policies & procedures. If you did not receive it or did not have a chance to read it, we Read More