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US Championships – Men’s & Women’s Schedules & Athletes

Post Views 3,867   Here is everything you need to know about the Men’s and Women’s US National Championships on August 16 – 19 in Boston, Mass. Competition Schedule – Thursday, August 16: Men’s Gymnastics 1:30 pm – Jr. 7:30 pm – Sr. Friday, August 17: Women’s Gymnastics 1:30 pm – Jr. 7:30 pm – Read More

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – MG Elite’s Maggie Haney

Post Views 6,617   When Laurie Hernandez made the US National Team, it thrust Maggie Haney and MG Elite into the spot light of Elite gymnastics. But who is Maggie Haney & MG Elite? As someone who was trying to become an Elite athlete herself, Maggie has a unique perspective on what it is like Read More

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GK U.S. Classic

Post Views 1,896   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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Behind the Scenes of an Elite Family – Part 2

Post Views 2,769   We all think we know the daily, weekly, monthly life of an Elite athlete based on the life of our own athletes or of those we train. But how much do you really know? What do you know of the financial sacrifices made, cruel training techniques used by some coaches, the Read More

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Behind the Scenes of an Elite Family – Part 1

Post Views 3,189   How many parents have said that they want their child to be an Elite athlete, to go to the Olympics? On TV, we see the amazing tumbling passes on floor, sky high release skills on bars, beautiful dance on beam, and huge vaults. And don’t forget the bejeweled and bedazzled leotards. Read More

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New USA Gymnastics Board of Directors

Post Views 957   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 136   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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2018 Women’s US Championships – Survey

Post Views 430   Vote for who you think will win the 2018 Women’s US Gymnastics Championships this Summer! *There was an error with the original survey.  Those results included: 13 Total Votes 11 – Simone Biles 1 – Morgan Hurd 1- Jordan Chiles (Added by a voter!) Here is our new survey!

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Op Ed – Culture Change is Val Kondos-Field

Post Views 2,990   Many, many people have been vocal about USA Gymnastics needing a culture change.  BUT all of these individuals calling for change have not stepped forward and outlined what this change exactly should be. There has been one person, who has been loud and clear on what this culture change should be. Read More

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Search Begins For New National Training Center

Post Views 2,207   Now that USA Gymnastics is no longer using the US Olympic Training Center located on the Karolyi Ranch, they are in need of a new training facility. The past few Women’s National Team training camps have been held in various locations around the country and most likely will continue this way Read More