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Road To Rio – Round 3

Post Views 909   It was an interesting night of competition during night 1 of the 2016 Olympic Trials in San Jose, CA. Some of the top athletes showed some sort of small to large uncharacteristic break during competition. Could the pressure be getting to Simone?  She showed quit a few breaks in concentration last night Read More

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Olympic Trials – TV Schedule

Post Views 1,296   The Women’s Olympic Team Trials are this weekend! You can watch all the action live on NBC. Everything starts on Friday, July 8 at 9pm EST with Day 1 of the Olympic Trials. Day 2 of Trials, Sunday, July 10, will air at 8:30pm EST. Immediately following the conclusion of the Read More

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Road To Rio – Round 2

Post Views 1,481   The U.S. Women are another step closer to making their Olympic Team. In my previous article, Road To Rio – Round 1, I chose the following women as members of the U.S. Olympic Team after the Secret U.S. Classic: Simone Biles Gabby Douglas Aly Raisman Ashton Locklear Madison Kocian   Now Read More

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Road To Rio – Olympic Team Selection Procedures

Post Views 2,623   The P&G National Championships are this weekend and then shortly after will be the Women’s Olympic Trials on July 8-10. Have you ever wondered how an athlete qualifies from the P&G Championships to the Olympic Trials?  And then how she is chosen from the Trials to the Olympic Team? Well, lets first talk about how Read More

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Road To Rio – Round 1

Post Views 1,032   The 2016 Secret U.S. Classic was the first step for gymnasts to show Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator, what they are made of in order to make the US Women’s Olympic Team.  For some it was a success and for others, it may have left doubt in Martha’s mind. It was also the last qualifier Read More

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Russian Mystery Team

Post Views 736 On December 27, 2015 I published an article that reported that Russia had already chosen four out of the five women who will represent them at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio (click here for original article).  These four women included; Viktoria Komova, Aliya Mustafina, Maria Paseka, and Ksenia Afanasyeva. A post written by Rewriting Russian Read More

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An Olympic Reunion

Post Views 957 USA Gymnastics has announced they will be hosting, for the first time, a reunion of all former USA Gymnastics Olympians and alternates from all four disciplines (Women’s & Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, and Trampoline) at the 2016 Women’s Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, California on July 8 & 10. Steve Read More