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Hollie Vise and Norah Flatley: A Comparison

Hollie Vise was a talented athlete on the US National team in the 2001-2004 quadrennium. She trained at the legendary World Olympic Gymnastics Academy or "WOGA" in Dallas, Texas alongside 2004 Olympic Champion, Carly Patterson under the tutelage of Evgeny Marchenko.

She was a world champion with the US team and on the uneven bars in 2003. She was known for her classic, WOGA style, long lines, elegant fluidity and her glorious toe point.

Hollie has been compared with junior, Norah Flatley, a beam savant who trains with legendary coach, Liang Chow, who coached 2012 Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas and 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist and beam gold medalist, Shawn Johnson.


This GIF comparison shows Hollie on beam at the 2003 National championships and Norah on the beam at the 2014 Pacific Rim Championships. The first GIF set shows Hollie and Norah doing a signature chin stand that Hollie uses as a mount.


The next GIF set shows them both doing a scale. Note the flexibility and style they both posses.

GIFS via RibbonofAngels

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