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Showing posts from March, 2014

MyKayla Skinner Training A 1 1/2 to Triple Full on Floor

US gymnast and trickster galore, MyKayla Skinner has posted a video of herself training a new floor combination. Photo via Katelyn Wiley, Flickr

Claudia Fragapane and Catherine Lyons' Floor Routines From the British Championships

Great Britain has some major talent coming through their ranks.  Two standout gymnasts are Claudia Fragapane and Catherine Lyons, who both have absolutely glorious floor routines. The two athletes have totally different styles on the floor with their dance, but the level of performance and expression is breath-taking.

Germany's Sophie Scheder Injures Her Ankle

Sadly, German uneven bar phenom and recent Cottbus Cup gold medalist, Sophie Scheder has injured her ankle.

Lauren Mitchell Returns To Competition at the Doha World Cup

This week at the Doha World Cup, gym fans saw the returns of many favorite athletes, including 2010 World Floor Champion, Lauren Mitchell of Australia.

Doha World Cup Day 2: Larisa Iordache Brings It and the Return of Diana Bulimar

On the final day of the Doha World Cup, Larisa Iordache went into complete beast mode and won the balance beam and floor exercise titles, giving her gold medals on (almost) every event.

Simone Biles Training A Triple Twisting Yurchenko

2013 World Champion Simone Biles is the latest gymnast to get on the triple twisting yurchenko trend.

45 Seconds of Norah Flately's Beam Routine

A partial clip of Norah Flately's gold medal winning beam routine from Jesolo has surfaced.

Bailie Key's New Floor Routine From Jesolo

This past weekend at the Jesolo Trophy,  USA junior Bailie Key reinvented herself with a new floor routine.  Bailie's reinventing herself one floor routine at a time, much like Madonna, just with gymnastics.

NCAA Regional Qualifiers

After a crazy weekend of conference championships, the Regional qualifiers have been announced.

Doha World Cup: Vault and Bars Finals

Larisa Iordache is back for 2014 and as fierce as ever.

Simone Biles to Return to Competition at Pacific Rim Championships

After dealing with an injury that kept her out of the American Cup (and gym switching adventures), 2013 World Champion is competing for the first time this year at the Pacific Rim Championships.

Weekend Update: Bailie Key Wins At Jesolo... Again.. Norah Flately's International Debut

The latest news coming from the City of Jesolo Trophy is young Bailie Key once again was the triumphant leader.

Ksenia Afanasyeva Competing At the Russian Championships

After much back and forth, it is confirmed that Ksenia Afanasyeva will indeed be competing at the upcoming Russian Championships in Penza.

Shawn Johnson to Enter the Boardroom on Celebrity Apprentice?

From the Olympic arena to the boardroom. Rumor has it that 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist, Shawn Johnson will appear on the upcoming season of  Celebrity Apprentice .

Catherine Lyons on the Beam at The English Championships

British Junior, Catherine Lyons debuted a "thriller" of a new beam routine at the English Championships.

Maria Kharenkova's Senior Debut at Cottbus

This weekend was Youth Olympic Festival's all-around champion, Maria Kharenkova's senior debut.

Nush's Perfect 10 on Beam

The day has finally come. That day, is the day that Danusia Francis scored a perfect 10 on the balance beam.

Refresher on the New Floor Rules

The new floor rules will go into effect this May and just in case, here is a refresher on the new floor rules.

Kyla Ross, MyKayla Skinner and Bailie Key Named to Jesolo Teams

Following the conclusion of last week's training camp, USA Gymnastics has named the teams going to the City of Jesolo Trophy this weekend.

Sophie Scheder Wins Bar Title at Cottbus

This weekend at the Cottbus Cup in Germany, Sophie Scheder took home the top prize on the uneven bars.

Ksenia Afanasyeva's "Home Alone" Moment

While pursuing Facebook for interesting gymnastics news, I came upon this photo posted by Queen Elizabeth of Rewriting Russian Gymnastics.

China's Zeng Siqi Has Retired

The latest retirement of this quad is Chinese Gymnast, Zeng Siqi. The news has been floating around the gymternet for a while it seems.

14-year-old Simone Biles Training A Double Arabian Full Out

There is no doubt that Simone Biles is actually just a super hero in the body of a teenage girl.

Viktoria Komova to Compete at Russian Nationals

The word on the gymternet is 2012 Olympic Silver-Medalist, Viktoria Komova is going to be returning to competition at the Russian Championships this April.

Sophie Scheder Training A New Beam Combo At Cottbus

Germany's Sophie Scheder was seen during podium training for the Cottbus Cup training a beautiful and unique new beam connection.

Elise Ray- Badass of the Bars

2000 Olympic Bronze Medalist, Elise Ray was complete bad ass on the uneven bars.

Afan Doing Floor At Euros? News to Me, She Says

Apparently, the news that defending European Floor Champion, Ksenia Afanasyeva would be attending Euros was news to her.

Ksenia Afanasyeva Preparing For Euros

Good news coming from Russia. Ksenia Afanasyeva has resumed training after her ankle surgery.

Simone Biles Pulls a Gym Switch

The big news to hit the gymternet is 2013 World All-Around Champion Simone Biles is switching gyms. The almost 17-year-old was training at Bannon's Gymnastix, where she'd been training since she was a young child.

Stella Zakharova Cup Postponed

The Ukrainian crisis has forced Stella Zakharova to postpone her annual eponymous competition, The Stella Zakharova Cup. The competition was originally slated to be held March 29-30 in Kiev, but is now being held April 26-27.

Britain's Rebecca Tunney's Church To Bhardwaj Combo

At the Welsh Open, British Gymnast Rebecca Tunney debuted a stunning new uneven bars combination.

Alicia Sacramone and Brady Quinn's Wedding Photos

Alicia Sacramone recently married her longtime beau Brady Quinn.

Air Force Gymnastics Teams Safe

After being on the verge of being cut, the men's and women's gymnastics teams at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are safe.

Maddie Gardiner's Glorious Beam Series

I love NCAA gymnastics.

American Cup 2014- The Year Of Ebee Commences

The American Cup this year should have been renamed "The Ebee Cup".  2012 Olympic Alternate Elizabeth "Ebee" Price is no longer the alternate but the champion.