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Making An Olympic Team – By The Numbers

Post Views 9,010   For some athletes and their parents participating in sports, the ultimate goal is to make an Olympic Team. But how achievable is this goal, especially in the sport of women’s gymnastics? Lets first look at the number of female athletes participating in gymnastics in the United States. According to USA Gymnastics, Read More

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Who Will Compete In Qualifications and Team Finals?

Post Views 1,177   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 2,139   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 624   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 950   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 1,121   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 2,299   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 686   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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Road to Olympic Gold Revealed

Post Views 464   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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Rio Olympics – A Sweet Sixteen

Post Views 491 To be eligible to compete in an Olympic Games, a female gymnast must turn 16 in an Olympic year. The US has a large group of women who will be taking the leap from the Junior to the Senior ranks in 2016 as they all turn 16 in one of the most important Read More