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FIG Parkour Commission Held First Meeting

Post Views 335   PRESS RELEASE: Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, Nov 9, 2017 The FIG Parkour Commission held its first meeting in Lausanne (SUI) Tuesday and Wednesday under the direction of Commission President David Belle, who was able to measure the communal willingness to work to develop the sport that he himself founded. Commission members gathered Read More

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Who is The Gympire?

Post Views 1,397   For Elite athletes, it can be hard to maintain their bodies at peak physical condition after retirement. But for two former USA Gymnastics National Team members, they are using Instagram to motivate not only themselves but others to workout every day. Samantha Peszek was a National Team member from ’07-’10 and Read More

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Athlete Nutrition & Hydration – The Basics

Post Views 1,694   As a parent, it can be difficult to know exactly what, how much, and how often your athlete should be eating and drinking. Age and level of intensity of workout are prime factors in knowing what is best for your athlete’s dietary intake. With that in mind, we have gathered some basic Read More

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How to Watch World Championships

Post Views 2,266   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 1,149   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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Jump, Jive & Thrive – Celebrating Cancer Survivors & Thrivers

Post Views 1,429   A collection of amazing musical artists, dancers, gymnasts, and more are coming together for a one night show to honor those that have battled & survived cancer and who are now thriving in life! Jump, Jive & Thrive; A celebration of sport, song and survivorship is showcasing a star studded cast of artists Read More

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Johnson-Scharpf Honors Artistry

Post Views 988   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 827   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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Dance Clinic a Success

Post Views 352   On Saturday, July 15 we co-hosted a dance clinic with SET-10 at More Than Gymnastics that featured the Head Coach of the UCLA Bruins women’s gymnastics team, Val Kondos-Field. The 3 hour clinic consisted of a motivational/inspirational lecture and dance session. During the lecture, Ms. Val discussed how the athletes should make Read More