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The Kellogg’s Tour Comes To An End – What Now?

Post Views 690   Now that the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions has come to a close, what are the plans for some of our US Olympians. Here is what they told USA Gymnastics: Madison Kocian – Kocian is fully settled in at UCLA for her freshman year of school and first season of college Read More

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TIME Names Biles & Hernandez Most Influential

Post Views 729 Time magazine has released their list of The 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016 and both Simone Biles & Laurie Hernandez have made the list. Individuals are chosen based on their social media influence, their popularity in the news, and their accomplishments across various areas, including their own. Laurie, nicknamed “The Human Read More

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Who Will Compete In Qualifications and Team Finals?

Post Views 1,551   The Olympics are right around the corner with the gymnastics competition starting on Saturday, August 6 with the Men’s Qualification Rounds. Gym Blog Central is making some predictions of who will compete in the Qualification Round and who will compete in the Team Finals for the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team. The Read More

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Follow U.S. Olympic Gymnasts on Social Media

Post Views 2,577   Want an inside look into the lives of the U.S. Men’s & Women’s Olympic Gymnastics Team? You can now follow their every step as they compete for Olympic Gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August by following them all on social media. U.S. Men’s Team: Sam Mikulak Twitter @SamuelMikulak Instagram Read More

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Road To Rio – Round 3

Post Views 931   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 1,324   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 1,504   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 2,647   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 1,058   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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EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peak – Douglas Family Gold

Post Views 580   A few weeks ago we reported that Gabby Douglas is in the process of filming a reality show about her life and her journey to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.  You can read the full article here. nbcolympics.com has released an exclusive sneak peak of the first episode that will air Read More

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Road to Olympic Gold Revealed

Post Views 790   The Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) has released the event draw for both the Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics qualification rounds at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio! A total of 98 gymnasts, 12 teams of 5 athletes and 38 individuals, will be competing in the qualification rounds in their attempt to make it Read More

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Romanian Women & Men Make Olympic History

Post Views 1,013   The Aquece Rio Final Gymnastics Qualifier is currently going on in Rio De Janeiro for those final countries trying to qualify teams and individuals to the 2016 Olympic Games. In the Women’s Team competition, the following countries sent teams in their final attempt to qualify to the Games: Germany France Switzerland Republic of Read More

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Olympic Gymnastics Attire Unveiled

Post Views 1,860   Under Armour has unveiled the Olympic attire to be worn by the US Women’s & Men’s gymnastics teams at the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro beginning August 5. The new leotards are designed to add compression to specific areas of the body to assist in increased Read More

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Gabby Douglas Has TV Show

Post Views 1,204   Gabby Douglas will have her own reality show called “Douglas Family Gold” which will debut on Oxygen on May 25. The show will follow Gabby and her family as she prepares to make her 2nd Olympic team for this summer’s games in Rio. Douglas Family Gold will include Gabby’s mother (Natalie Read More

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Horton Out of Rio Olympics

Post Views 966   Due to a left shoulder rotator cuff injury, Jonathan Horton will require surgery causing him to miss out on an attempt at making another Olympic team. In an interview with the Houston Chronicle, Horton states, “It (his shoulder) was a ticking time bomb.  It had been slowly giving way without me realizing it over Read More