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sophia
August 22, 2008
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Too bad Sacramone can't compete NCAA's anymore, right? because she turned pro and accpeted sponsorship deals. Her 24 hour fitness commercials are on tv now. Or else she could start with NCAA diving. Same thing with ineligibily for NCAAs for Shawn Johnson (who said she wants to go to Stanford) and Nastia Liukin, unless the rules have changed.
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sophia
June 14, 2008
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Sounds like Ashley Priess is saving her back from all of the poundings and aggravating her back injury, good choice for the future: [QUOTE] "A lot of people don't understand why I would choose this route so close to the Olympics, but all I can say is I have so many more goals and ambitions in the future," said Priess, who turned 18 on March 8. "I couldn't stand not seeing those happen because of[ Read More... ]
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sophia
June 4, 2008
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USA JO Championship are on the 10 point scale. So are club gymnastics.
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sophia
June 4, 2008
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One of the "newcomers" competing at the coming USA Nationals at Visa Championships, coached by Kim Zmeskal (who was coached by Bela Karolyi): [QUOTE] Davis is already making a name for herself by being the youngest member on the U.S. Women
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sophia
June 4, 2008
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[quote=doublefront;36361]Named Skills Montage [youtube]cACUd83W21Q&NR=1[/youtube] Check it out - it's a really good montage![/quote] [youtube]WnL3vqVtLT0[/youtube]
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sophia
April 24, 2008
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Men who qualified for the 2008 Visa Championships 1. Todd Thornton, Houston/U.S. Olympic Training Center, 156 2. Ryan Lieberman, Lake Forest, Ill./Stanford University, 106 3. Danell Leyva, Miami/Universal Gymnastics, 106 4. Alexy Bilozertchev, Hilliard, Ohio/OSU Boys Team, 105 5. Andrew Elkind, Cherry Hill, N.J./U.S. Olympic Training Center, 104 6. Josh Dixon, San Jose, Calif./Stanford[ Read More... ]
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sophia
April 24, 2008
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Jake Bateman 2008 NCAA Championships [youtube]PvFNzKw6hHs[/youtube] Jake Bateman 2008 NCAA Championships 2 [youtube]0cENdHQ0AUQ[/youtube] Steven Legendre GOLD Floor NCAA 2008 [youtube]bGH6RMY9628[/youtube] [youtube]Oklahoma
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sophia
April 24, 2008
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Watch online from georgia gym dogs website: http://www.georgiadogs.com/mediaPlayer/video.dbml?LCH=1&CLIP_ID=102919&CLIP_FILE_ID=107521&CONTENT_TYPE=ONDEMAND&db_oem_id=8800
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sophia
March 25, 2008
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Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, Alicia Sacramone, and Chellsie Memmel are in the April 2008 Vogue issue (page 312) - photograh by Annie Leibovitz: article: http://www.nastialiukin.com/vogue1.jpg There's a typo in the article - Oksana Chusovitina is the 32 year old Russian gymnast competing (she'll be 33 at the 2008 Olympic Games), Oxana Rakhmatulina is a 31 year old Russian basketball guard:[ Read More... ]
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sophia
March 25, 2008
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USA women's team: Nastia Liukin, Jana Bieger, Darlene Hill (seniors), Rebecca Bross, Samantha Shapiro and Jordyn Wieber (Juniors). Olivia Courtney is the alternate. [quote]In other news, Nastia has been at the National Team Training Center this week for the National Team Training Camp. Following this camp she has been named on the Pacific Rim Championships (formally known as the Pacific[ Read More... ]
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sophia
January 29, 2008
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Here's one way Utah is doing it: [quote] Utah's meet against Minnesota on Friday is being billed as "Short people appreciation night." Life-sized cutouts of Utah's shortest gymnast, 5-foot senior Katie Kivisto, will be placed at each entrance and anyone shorter than the cutout will receive a free general admission ticket. Sophomores Stephanie Neff and Beth Rizzo are also listed as 5-foot,[ Read More... ]
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gymgm
January 24, 2008
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sophia
January 24, 2008
Great videos! IG did a page layout of the history of the uneven bars this issue, online: http://www.internationalgymnast-digital.com/internationalgymnast/20080102/?u1=texterity At one point, there were people holding the bars down! related: http://www.gymchat.com/messageboards/viewtopic.php?p=21251#21251
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sophia
January 7, 2008
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2007 National team member Kayla Hoffman on home school vs. real school as she goes to Alabama for college, after homeschooling for 9 years and 1 year off: [quote]
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sophia
November 24, 2007
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Positive coaching when your gymnast is scared of a skill: "Coaching to Overcome Fear (Coaches)" Author:Alison Arnold Ph.D. http://www.headgames.ws/articles-009.html [quote]Gymnastics is a scary sport. But dealing with a fearful gymnast can be even scarier. How do you do it? Whether it is a new skill or a skill a gymnast has competed for years, there are things coaches can do to help their[ Read More... ]
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sophia
November 21, 2007
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Ping Pong Door Ping Pong in pool floating table tennis http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/search/tennis+gadget
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sophia
November 21, 2007
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katia
November 12, 2007
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sophia
November 12, 2007
Beth Tweddle: [quote]Earlier she had performed a near flawless A-bars routine only to fluff her final element and lose momentum. On dismount, Tweddle then fell forward, putting her hands on the floor and dropping out of medal contention. Later, she was philosophical, shrugging off the disappointment. "Up until the last skill it was one of the better routines I'd done," she said. "If I want to[ Read More... ]
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sophia
November 10, 2007
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Back from torn ACL: [quote]FREMONT
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paksalto
November 10, 2007
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sophia
November 10, 2007
Aljaz Pegan release move called Pegan is USA's Mitch Gaylord's release move (double front) with a half twist. Here is the video showing his Pegan release and also triple back dismount!! From the 2007 World Championships in Stuttgart, event finals, it's the WCSN coverage with Bart Conner and Blaine Wilson: [youtube]24GJDNiLiv4[/youtube]
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sophia
November 10, 2007
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Steliana Nistor making good comeback: [quote]2007 world all-around silver medallist Steliana Nistor of Romania was the most successful female gymnast, qualifying to three event finals: uneven bars (second), balance beam (third) and floor exercise (first). Performing with sublime ease, Nistor re-affirmed her status as one of the sports leading ladies, as she effortlessly negotiated her new bars[ Read More... ]
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sophia
November 10, 2007
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sophia
November 10, 2007
Steliana Nistor making good comeback: [quote]2007 world all-around silver medallist Steliana Nistor of Romania was the most successful female gymnast, qualifying to three event finals: uneven bars (second), balance beam (third) and floor exercise (first). Performing with sublime ease, Nistor re-affirmed her status as one of the sports leading ladies, as she effortlessly negotiated her new bars[ Read More... ]
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sophia
November 10, 2007
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Britain bringing in experienced gymnasts and also new comers to competition. Romania's Steliana Nistor added a new combination of Maloney: "shoot 1/2 to handstand, Stalder shoot to high", bars A score goes up to 7.0 if she does all the difficulty. Russian Lyudmila Yezhova has husband 2004 Olympian Georgy Grebenkov as coach. According to IG, women practiced through routines and "The men took a[ Read More... ]
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cassidy
October 8, 2007
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sophia
October 8, 2007
At the 2007 Worlds the more experienced older gymnasts - like Catalina Ponor and Elena Zamolodchikova - didn't do the robot walk but the younger girls newer to the international elite scene totally did. It looks really unnatural and robot-like.
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flyinflex
September 6, 2007
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sophia
September 6, 2007
Ha Ha Ha. It's really funny when the girls stick their chins up obnoxiously high too.
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skittles
September 6, 2007
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sophia
September 6, 2007
It does look too robotic lol! Natural is better! :D
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