parkour commission (fig-gymnsatics.org)

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

joan moore gnat (usghof.org)

Joan Moore Gnat – Paving The Way For US Women

Post Views 1,818   Not many people can say that they have won the same amount of National Championships as Simone Biles! But Joan Moore Gnat can and she is very modest about the bragging rights.  Joan won these National Championship All-Around gold medals in ’71, ’72, ’73, and ’74. In total, Joan won 10 Read More

olympic rings (integrityop.com)

Road to Olympic Gold Revealed

Post Views 352   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

Shirai 3

Shirai 3

Post Views 308 Kenzo Shirai, the reigning World floor exercise champion, from Japan has submitted a new skill to the FIG called the “Shirai 3”.  Kenzo recently competed the skill at the Toyota International gymnastics meet. The “Shirai 3” is a double layout with a triple twist.  This new skill is a variation of the Read More

Bellu and Bitang 2012 Olympics (realitatea.net)

Bellu and Bitang Return to Romanian Team

Post Views 169 After a dismal performance at the most recent World Championship, Romania is bringing back two coaches that left coaching the Romanian team a few months ago. Returning as the Romanian gymnastics team’s coaches are Octavian Bellu and Mariana Bitang which was confirmed by Carmen Tocala, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Read More