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Ropes & Gray Report Released

Post Views 771   The final report of the independent investigation, commissioned by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), that looked into the sex abuse scandal involving Larry Nassar was released yesterday. The report was commissioned by the USOC and investigators reviewed 1.3 million documents that included reports, files, emails, notes and text messages and interviewed Read More

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Compulsory & Optional Routine Evaluations

Post Views 476   We are excited to announce that Gym Blog Central is now offering routine evaluations for all Compulsory Levels 1 – 5 and Optional Levels 6 – 10. All evaluations will be conducted by USA Gymnastics Level 10 or higher rated Women’s Judges. The purpose of a routine evaluation is to provide Read More

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New USA Gymnastics Board Chair

Post Views 221   PLEASE ATTRIBUTE TO USA GYMNASTICS – Dear USA Gymnastics Members, We are writing to advise you that Karen Golz has completed her board service to USA Gymnastics and has stepped down as chair. We thank her for her dedicated service as the first chair of the new Board. We are pleased and Read More

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The Olympic Vault Judge Known Around the World

Post Views 1,797   The 2012 Olympic Games had some amazing moments. The US Women’s team comprised of Gabrielle Douglas, Jordyn Wieber, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross, and McKayla Maroney won Gold. Many expected Jordyn Wiber to walk away with the AA Gold but she did not even qualify for the AA Finals.  Instead, fellow US Team member Read More

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2018 World Championships – The Details

Post Views 1,225   UPDATED: 10/22 @ 9:45am (Updates are in BLUE) The 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar will be October 21 – November 3. Here is all you need to know! SCHEDULE – 10/22 – US Men’s Podium Training 2:00am – 4:00am EST 10/23 – US Women’s Podium Training 11:00am Read More

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US Women’s World Team Announced

Post Views 927   The following women have been chosen to represent the US at Worlds: Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre Kara Eaker, Grain Valley, Missouri/ Great American Gymnastics Express Morgan Hurd, Middletown, Del./First State Gymnastics Grace McCallum, Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters Riley McCusker, Brielle, N.J./MG Elite Ragan Smith, Lewisville, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics From Read More

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US Women’s World Team Camp

Post Views 1,839   Updated – 10/2/18, 7:01am EST The US women will be participating in a World Team Selection Camp on October 10 – 12 at EVO Athletics in Sarasota, FL. The 3 day camp will include a one day competition that will be LIVE streamed on USA Gymnastics’ YouTube Channel on October 11. After Read More

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Men’s World Team Selection Camp – Live Streamed

Post Views 626   The Men are participating in a World Team Selection Camp from September 17 – 19, 2018 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. After the camp, there will be a 2 day competition on September 20 at 11:30 am & September 22 at 3:30 pm. The competition will Read More

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2018 Pan Am Championships – Details

Post Views 997   The 218 Pan Am Championships for Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics start tomorrow and run through Sept. 16 in Lima, Peru. This competition is the qualifier for the 2019 Pan American Games.  The top 8 Men’s and Women’s teams, 2 gymnasts from teams placing in 9th – 13th, and 7 gymnasts, max. one Read More

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Kerry Perry – Media Briefing 8/19/18

Post Views 668   Kerry Perry, CEO of USA Gymnastics, held a rare media briefing this past weekend at the US National Championships in Boston, MA. Perry read a brief statement about what has been done and what is currently being worked on in order to change the culture of USA Gymnastics.  She then took Read More

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

Post Views 4,752   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 11,499   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 3,065   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 3,287   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