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German Teams Top Romania in Tri-Meet

This weekend, Germany topped Romania in their tri-meet with Switzerland held on September 6 in Obersiggenthal, Switzerland.    For the women, Germany scored a 220.0 for first place followed by Romania with a 219.05 and Switzerland in third with a 212.4. Larisa Iordache of Romania had an impressive competition and nearly swept the individual awards, placing first all-around with a 58.95, first on on vault with a 14.8, first on beam with a 15.1, and first floor with a 14.6. Lisa Hill of Germany took the top spot on bars with a 14.65. G...

Lovely Leos from the Juniors at the 2014 P&G Championships

The 2014 P&G Championships were accented with sparkle and glitz from the dozens of gorgeous leotards. There were many to chose from, especially with two days of competition, but we have narrowed down our top seven from the juniors. Vote for your favorite in the poll below and keep an eye out for the lovely leos from the seniors.   All photos by Christy Ann Linder.   7. Jordan Chiles’ Bold Blue The bright blue color on this leo is immediately eye catching and the white ribbon pattern is simple yet elegant. The rhinestones concen...

Which Gymnast or Team has Inspired You?

There are often times in gymnastics where an amazing, unforgettable moment happens. This moment may come from a whole team or one gymnast. Within the last 20 years, many teams and gymnasts have provided the gymnastics community with unforgettable moments. These moments often inspire young gymnasts to start gymnastics or inspire a current gymnast to work harder to be as good as their idol.  Which team or gymnast has inspired you?   Magnificent 7 The Magnificent 7 captivated the gymnastics world by winning team gold back in 1996. This ...

Biles and Mikulak Nominated as USOC Athletes of the Month

Sam Mikulak of Corona del Mar, Calif./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Michigan), and Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, have been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Committee's August Male and Female Athletes of the Month, respectively. Vote here. Polls close on September 8 at 2pm ET.    Mikulak chalked up 180.650 total points to come from behind and win his second consecutive men’s all-around national title at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships, held Aug. 21-24 in Pittsburgh. Mikulak rallied after finishin...

Campbell to LSU and Other Top Commits

Catch Up on the Latest NCAA Commits With the conclusion of the NCAA season, college coaches around the country shift their focus to recruiting, and now that the level 10 season has ended as well, teams around the country are starting to receive verbal commitments from the nation's top recruits. Below are the most recent verbal commitments to the top 15 NCAA gymnastics programs. We will continue to update this page throughout the summer.  8/27 Alma Kuc to California 2017-2018 Kuc from All Olympia, Cal. competed for Poland at the Europ...

Sam Peszek Prepares For Final Year

Gymnastike recently spoke with 5th year senior, Sam Peszek How has training been going for you this summer?  For the first time since coming to college I have done summer classes this year. I was involved with a MBA program and internship that was a great opportunity for me. I trained while I was here for the first part of summer. After I completed the internship I took some time off to rest and recover. I have been focusing on healing and rehab.    What did you take into account to decide to come back for your 5th year?  I...

Canada Announces 2014 World Teams

Canada have selected their men’s and women’s team due to attend the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China this October.   The teams announced are:   WAG: - Ellie Black - Maegan Chant - Isabela Onyshko - Jordyn Pedersen - Kirsten Peterman - Victoria Kayen Woo - Aleeza Yu   MAG: - Zachary Clay - Ken Ikeda - Kevin Lytwyn - Scott Morgan - Jackson Payne - Hugh Smith - Robert Watson   Source: Gymnastics Coaching

China Announces 2014 World Teams

China have selected their men’s and women’s team due to attend the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China this October. The teams announced are:   WAG: - Yao Jinnan - Shang Chunsong - Huang Huidan - Tan Jiaxin - Chen Siyi - Bai Yawen Alternate: Xie Yufen This is also the women's team due to compete on September 21st - 25th at the Asian Games.    MAG: - Zhang Chenglong - Deng Shudi - Lin Chaopan - Cheng Ran - You Hao - Liu Yang Alternates: Liu Rongbing, Zou Kai Source: Full Twist

To Our Passionate Community

To Our Passionate Community

Joe Battaglia

September 3, 2014, 3:33pm

Gymnastike and Flocasts are committed to growing the sport and supporting our athletes. We are also committed to reporting all news relevant to the sport in a timely manner. In an effort to do so on Sunday, we regretfully brought more attention to an event that does not reflect positively on our sport and its athletes. For this I am sorry. In retrospect I acknowledge that the reporting of stories of this nature is not in line with our editorial voice and our commitment to championing the sport of gymnastics, its athletes, and coaches. Moving fo...

Summer Update- UTAH

Summer Update- UTAH

Keri Monstrola

September 3, 2014, 3:00pm

Gymnastike recently spoke to head coach of Utah’s Women’s Gymnastics Team, Greg Marsden.    How has training been going this summer? Training has been going really good. We have seen all returning athletes in the gym, along with our four freshmen. The girls have been playing with new skills this summer. We as coaches are fairly limited to what we can do with the athletes. The girls have been training for about two hours a day and then doing one hour of strength and conditioning following on a volunteer basis.  Have y...

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