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2014 P&G Championships Live Stream and Updates

Live stream via USAG Wednesday August 20 (all times Eastern) 9:00am - 11:30am Juniors Podium Training 11:30am - 2:00pm Seniors Podium Training 2:30pm - 5:00pm Junior Men Podium Training 5:00pm - 7:00pm Senior Men Podium Training

Forging Her Path - Jazmyn Foberg

Jazmyn Foberg is becoming a recognized name in the elite world after some eye-catching results during the 2014 season and she isn’t stopping yet.  She’s made huge improvements in the last year and has impressed a lot of people. At the American Classic, at the Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville, Texas, she placed first in all-around with a 55.550, and at the Secret Classic she placed fifth in the all-around improving her score to 56.150.  Although she landed a little short with a small hop forward on her Double Twisting Yurchenko...

Alec Yoder Wins Bronze AA at YOG

Alec Yoder of Indianapolis, Ind./InterActive Academy, won the all-around bronze medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.  He will compete in the event finals for pommel horse and parallel bars on Aug. 23-24, respectively. NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports combined will air 54.5 hours of coverage of the Youth Olympic Games. In addition, fans can watch the action live at Olympic.org, Olympic.tv, YouTube.com/Olympics and the Olympic TV App.    Yoder nailed his horizontal bar routine, earning the highest score of 13.85...

Alec Yoder Qualifies for All-Around and Event Finals

Alec Yoder of Indianapolis, Ind./InterActive Academy, advanced to the all-around finals, as well as the event finals for pommel horse and parallel bars, at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.  The men’s all-around is scheduled for Aug. 19. NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports will combine for 54.5 hours of coverage of the Youth Olympic Games. In addition, fans can watch the action live at Olympic.org, Olympic.tv, YouTube.com/Olympics and the Olympic TV App.    Yoder earned an 80.550 in the all-around qualification r...

Senior Spotlight- Maggie Nichols

Senior National Team Member, Maggie Nichols, trains at Twin City Twisters with coaches Sarah Jantzi, Rich Stenger, Mike Hunger and Sami Wozney.  Maggie is a consistent and strong all-around gymnast that could help Team USA on the world stage. At the U.S. Classic, Maggie placed third all-around, third on floor, fifth on bars and seventh on beam. At last year’s 2013 P&G Championships Maggie placed fifth all-around and sixth on bars. Maggie said in an interview with Gymnastike that she will be working hard to prepare for Cham...

The Pressure is On for These Seniors

Pictured: Brenna Dowell The U.S. will be choosing two senior international teams after the 2014 P&G Championships. The Senior Pan American Championships team will be chosen directly from P&Gs and there will likely be six on the team. The gymnasts who will be invited to the Worlds selection training camp will be chosen from P&Gs as well and this year there will be six on the Worlds team.   Kyla Ross and Simone Biles seem like locks for the Worlds team right now but the rest of the spots are still up for grabs. Below are some of the gymnast...

Juniors to Watch for at P&G Championships

This years P&G Championships is packed with 37 juniors due to compete this coming week compared to only 16 seniors. Behind the spotlight of Jordan Chiles, Nia Dennis, Ragan Smith, and Norah Flatley, there are other girls to be looking out for this coming week at the P&G Championships. Here are some other junior names to keep your eye on:   Emily Gaskins - Junior national team member Emily Gaskins is definitely one to watch for. She placed fourth on beam at the U.S. Classic and is Mary Lee Tracy’s top junior at the competition. In Be...

2014 Youth Olympic Games Begin Tomorrow

The 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, begin Aug. 16 with the opening ceremonies.  Men’s gymnastics takes the floor on Aug. 17, with Alec Yoder of Indianapolis, Ind./InterActive Academy, in the field.  Cody Gesuelli of Middletown, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy, and Nicole Ahsinger of San Diego, Calif./So Cal TTC, will represent the USA in trampoline, which begins Aug. 21, and rhythmic gymnastics commences Aug. 26 with the USA’s Laura Zeng of Libertyville, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center. NBC, NBCSN an...

2015 Nastia Liukin Cup Series Set

The sixth Nastia Liukin Cup will take place on its biggest stage yet, the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on March 6, 2015. The 2015 event, started in 2010 by 2008 Olympic all-around gold-medalist Nastia Liukin, is special: not only is it being held at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, but the 2015 Nastia Liukin Cup Series also features more invitational than ever before and the Dallas area is Liukin’ s hometown.    "Competing in AT&T Stadium is a once in a lifetime opportunity for any athlete,” said Steve Penny, presiden...

Senior Spotlight- Rachel Gowey

Rachel Gowey aims for World Championship Team   Senior National Team member Rachel Gowey trains at Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute with Liang Chow and Liwen Zhuang. Is Rachel a gymnast that Martha will be watching for the World Championship Team?    At the 2014 Secret Classic earlier this month, Rachel finished 3rd on balance beam, 4th all-around, 5th on floor, and 7th on bars. This was Rachel’s first time competing at the Secret Classic and on a podium. She did unveil and perform some new skills and upgrades to her ...

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