Utes sign 2 U.S. national team gymnasts (The Salt Lake Tribune)
University of Utah's gymnastics team signed U.S. National team member Cortni Beers and two-time Junior Olympic national champion Stephanie McAllister.
[quote]Marsden is hopeful 2004 Canadian Olympian Gael Mackie will be able to join the team in December. A[ Read More... ]
China's plan is to go for high difficulty, high A- score, working on getting high B execution skill:
[quote]"In terms of our Olympic preparations, mistakes help us to summarise our advantages and highlight our weaknesses," Huang told Tuesday's Beijing Morning Post.
"Our team is in better shape than it was a year ago as far as the Olympics are concerned."
Huang said China would continue[ Read More... ]
Sean Golden FX 2007 US Nationals
Sean Golden FX 1st Day 2007 US Nationals
Paul Hamm FX 2007 US Nationals
Paul Hamm FX 1st Day 2007 US Nationals
Shawn Johnson - Bars [2007 US Nationals Day 1]
A Score: 6.200
B Score: 9.100
Mel Anton Santander FX 2007 US Nationals[ Read More... ]
ESPN will have daily live coverage of the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 13-29.
Channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, ESPN360.com, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPNdeportes.com, ESPN Deportes La Revista
[quote]ESPN Deportes, the company
Lots of people at my gym are breaking in new grips now too. I got new velcro grips. To break in new grips: chalk them really good, and do lots of swings - swings are really good for breaking in your grips!
It does say in the grips order papers that you're not supposed to use water on your grips, but does anyone not use water on their grips?
I just heard on the radio last night that doctors are recommending that you wear a helmet and pads when wearing those roller shoes and heeling (you know those shoes with those wheels on the heels), like in rollerblading b/c of all the injuries they have been causing.
"Hermantown Gymnast Heading To The National Tournament" - http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/sports/Default.aspx?NStoryID=5989
Maile'ana Kanewa: The Hermantown Gymnastics Academy. 13 years old, practices 30 hours a week. She got 2nd place in the regional meet this weekend (7 states in the region) and will compete at Nationals in Spokane, Washington next month.
There's video too!! click the[ Read More... ]
scratchy mats are bad too! once they get scratchy from being so old, they are so not good landing mats either, besides getting all scratched up if you hit it! good for piling in some 8-inchers in the pit though.