The long wait is nearly over. The Secret Classic is this weekend. Of course, there will be live coverage of the whole event including podium training. Coverage starts on Friday with coverage of podium training.
Brief synopsis: England is leading after two rotations with an 85.390. Following is Australia ins second with an 83.883 and Wales in third with 81.398. Individually, Beckie Downie is leading the uneven bars qualifications. Claudia Fragapane is sitting in third for the all-around final and is leading the vault qualification ahead of Canada's Ellie Black. Australia's Georgia Rose Brown is leading the all-around qualification after two rotations.
Non cowboy-ed legs on an Arabian double front. Legs together and toes pointed on a double pike. Beautiful chest up landings. The poetry in motion that is the perfect form of Anna Myzdrikova at the 2010 European Championships.
Who says guys can't do beam? If you're Dom Palange, a coach at UCLA coach Chris Waller's gym, Gym Jam, you occasionally pass the time by learning to throw skills on the balance beam (mostly on the low beam).
Elite season is full force in the US, with the upcoming Secret Classic and the P&G Championships. USA Gymnastics has released the roster for the athletes competing at the upcoming Secret Classic, which serves as the final qualifier for the P&G National Championships (Aug. 21-24), which will determine the national team and serve as a qualifying step to USA's worlds team.
Simone Biles' senior debut was marked with a national championship win and an all-around world championship title. The following GIF from last year's P&G Championships shows Simone's dismount off the beam. Simone's full in dismount is so clean that she is in line with the beam from the start of the series to the end.