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"Pocket Rocket" A Beaming Beacon For BT Sport's Action Woman Of The Year

Claudia “Pocket Rocket” Fragapane has been nominated for the 2nd Annual BT Sport’s Action Woman of the Year Award, a prestigious honor among Great Britain’s finest athletes. It will be up to the public to decide the winner of the esteemed award as voting will close Tuesday, December 2, 2014. For those unfamiliar with this sensational competitior, Claudia Fragapane launched herself to prominence with a breakout season on the world stage. Standing only four-feet-five-inches tall, this international senior elite has let he...

Gymnastike's Black Friday Deals!

Black Friday starts now! It's the holiday season, and if you're a gymnastics fan there's no better time to access the greatest content in the world.  Sign up now for a yearly Gymnastike Gold membership, and you'll receive an "oh-so-rare" Gymnastike t-shirt to go along with your new subscription.  What does a Gymnastike Gold subscription get you? • Access to Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross • HUNDREDS of gymnastics drills and training tips • LIVE streamed broadcasts like the WOGA Classic • Behind the Scenes w...

Stack-Eaton Transitions From SEC To Big Ten

Geralen Stack- Eaton was a member of the Alabama Gymnastics Team from 2009-2012. Stack-Eaton won back to back National Championships with her teammates in 2011 and 2012.  She was the NCAA Floor Champion as a junior in 2011 and the NCAA Beam Champion as a senior in 2012.  Image via Stack-Eaton's Facebook What have you been up to since graduating in 2012? After graduating I moved to New York City to pursue a dance and singing career. I also worked at a gym in New York.  After a year I decided to move back home to Pennsylvania wher...

Douglas, Raisman, Gowey, And Nguyen Added To National Team

Pictured: Gabby Douglas At the conclusion of the November National Team Training Camp, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Rachel Gowey, and Victoria Nguyen were added to the U.S. National Team. Raisman, Douglas, and Gowey are seniors and Nguyen is a junior.   The five day training camp was lead by National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi. This camp was geared towards athletes working on new skills and reconstructing their routines in preparation for the 2015 season.    Raisman and Douglas were both members of the Fierce Five 2012 U.S. ...

The 'Crown Jewel' of College Gymnastics Training Facilities

LSU gymnastics is currently building what they have referred to as the "Crown Jewel" of college gymnastics training facilities. They recently released a 3D walk through video of the new center. The school broke ground on this 30,000 square foot facility on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 but the idea was a 35 year dream from head coach D-D Breaux. Watch the 3D walk through video via LSU Gymnastics YouTube below.     Of the 30,000 square feet, 18,000 is actual gymnastics training area. The gym includes several vault, bars, and beams, a full si...

USAG November Development Camp Concludes

Image via USAG's Facebook The final U.S. National Developmental Training Camp concluded last week at the Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville, Texas. These camps are geared towards gymnasts ages 10-13 who are training for or already competing in the elite level. 43 gymnasts from across the country were invited to this training camp. Lead by Valeri Liukin, the camp included two training sessions plus a coaches lecture every day.    Physical abilities testing was held on the first night of training. Morgan Hurd of First State Gymnastics in Dela...

Vote to Name the 2016 Olympic Mascots

As the hype for the 2016 Rio Olympics continues to build, the preparations continue as well and the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games mascots have been released. While the characters have stories and backgrounds, they still don’t have names and you can vote for their names here.    The Olympic mascot is a mix of different Brazilian animals and contains their characteristics including the agility of cats, sway of monkeys, and grace of birds. His strongest power is the ability to stretch his arms and legs as far as he likes. He ...

Results: Central American And Caribbean Games Event Finals

Pictured: Yesenia Ferrera The Central American and Caribbean Games are being held Nov. 14-30 in Veracruz, Mexico and feature 36 sports including artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline. The artistic gymnastics competition concluded last weekend and event final champions were crowned. See the team and all-around results here.   Yesenia Ferrera of Cuba won vault with a 14.887 followed by Cuba’s Dovelis Torres with a 14.425 and Nicolle Vazquez of Puerto Rico with a 14.3. Jessica Lopez of Venezuela took the un...

USA Men To Compete In Four More Meets In 2014

Pictured: Donnell Whittenburg The Men’s Program Committee of USA Gymnastics has announced the final international competitive assignments for 2014. There will be four remaining competitions in which USAG will be sending gymnasts to compete.    The DTB Pokal World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany will be held Nov. 28-30 and USA will be sending a team of five for the team challenge as well as an individual for the all-around competition. The team will be comprised of Bobby Baker, Marvin Kimble, C.J. Maestas, and Akash Modi. The team coa...

2014 Stuttgart World Cup Team Challenge Competitors

The 2014 DTB Pokal World Cup competition in Stuttgart, Germany will be held Nov. 28-30. This competition includes a team challenge and below is the list of teams. See the list of individual competitors here. MEN Team Azerbaijan Petro Pakhnyuk Oleg Stepko   Team Brazil   Lucas De Souza Bitencourt Arthur Zanetti Nabarette Arthur Oyakawa Mariano   Team Bulgaria Martin Angelov Dimitar Dimitrov Hristos Marinov Iliya Tudzharov   Team China Yu Cen He Youxiao Lianshen Ji Xiaodong Zhu   Team Germany Andreas Bretschneider Philip...

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