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Price Will Compete In 2013 World Cup In Stuttgart, Glasgow

(c) Melissa J Perenson 2012 USA Olympic Team Alternate Elizabeth Price of Parkettes will represent the United States on December 1st at the 2013 Stuttgart World Cup event, and again at the Glasgow World Cup on December 7th. Price is the defending all-around champion at both meets. Price was the alternate to the 2013 World Championships team. (c) Melissa J Perenson Release via USA Gymnastics below: Elizabeth Price of Coopersburg, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, will have the opportunity to defend her 2012 all-around titles when she co...

Germany's Rising Star Kim Janas Tears ACL

Germany's next elite star Kim Janas suffered an ACL tear during training and is expected to be out for about a year, German newspaper mz-web reported Tuesday.  Surprisingly, the injury happened during beam training. Janas is just 13 years old and is already one of the stars of the German National Team. Janas will be eligible for senior elite competition in 2015 and her ultimate goal is the 2016 Olympic Games.  This season, Janas represented Germany at the European Youth Olympic Festival. She tied for all around gold with Russia's Mar...

USA Gymnastics Announces Men's International Assignments

Fresh off an impressive showing at the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, the USA men's program will be taking on the World at various Invitationals and World Cups through December. World team members John Orozco and Brandon Wynn have received assignments along with World team alternate Paul Ruggeri.  Below is the full release from USA Gymnastics. INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 5, 2013 – 2013 World bronze-medalists John Orozco of the Bronx, N.Y., and Brandon Wynn of Voorhees, N.J., both of whom are members of Team Hilton HHonors, are among th...

Peng Peng Lee Out for the Season

Gymnastics fans will have to wait yet another year for one of the most highly anticipated NCAA debuts. UCLA Gymnastics announced today that Canadian star Peng Peng Lee will miss her second consecutive season. Regardless, Lee is maintaining a positive atitude and is still completely committed to her gymnastics carrer both at the collegiate and elite level.  Below is the press release from UCLA Gymnastics:  UCLA redshirt freshman Christine Peng-Peng Lee will undergo an ACL revision surgery on Tuesday and will miss another season of gym...

Martha and Bela Karolyi Celebrate 50 Years

Bela and Martha Karolyi celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary over the weekend by welcoming many of their former gymnasts to the Ranch.  Kim Zmeskal-Burdette shared a group photo on Instagram: Former Karolyi gymnasts who attended the celebration included Mary Lou Retton, Zmeskal-Burdette, Kristie Phillips, Rhonda Faehn, Svetlana Boginskaya, Chelle Stack, Amy Scherr, Paige Spiller, and Erica Stokes.  Retton also shared a cute photo: Karolyi reunion with Chelle, Kim, Paige, Svetlana and Bela pic.twitter.com/LFCQvVvcMd — Mary ...

Larisa Iordache and Andrei Muntean Win Swiss Cup

Larisa Iordache of Romania  Larisa Iordache and Andrei Muntean won the Swiss Cup this weekend in Zurich, Switzerland. It was the first win for Romania at the Swiss Cup since 2007. It was a great showing for Iordache who fell twice on beam at last month's World Championships  in Antwerp, Belgium.  Elisabeth Seitz and Fabian Hambuchen of Germany followed the Romanians in second with Guila Steingruber and Claudio Capelli of Switzerland in third. This is a pairs competition with one male and one female per country competin...

Preview Peng Peng Lee's 2014 Routines

 Peng Peng Lee, a top Canadian gymnast and fan favorite, sat out her freshman season at UCLA due to a knee injury that she sustained during training at the 2012 Canadian Championships. Peng Peng was the honorary team captain for Canada's 2012 Olympic team and is expected to make a huge impact for the Bruins in 2014. Get a sneak peek of Peng Peng's new routines below   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//conn...

Nastia Liukin to Work for NBC in Sochi

Photo: Nastia Liukin competing beam during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials 2008 Olympic All Around Champion Nastia Liukin will join the NBC broadcast team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Games will kick off February 6th.  Liukin, a dual Russian-U.S. citizen who was born in Moscow, will serve as a reporter for NBC Olympics’ multi-platform coverage and will present daily features for "The Olympic Zone", a 30-minute daily show for NBC affiliates. The network announced Wednesday that Liukin's role would include daily fea...

Halloween Battle in Tuscaloosa

Halloween Battle in Tuscaloosa

Jennifer T

November 1, 2013, 11:32am

  (c)Alabama Gymnastics The Alabama gymnastics team recently engaged in its annual Ghosts and Goblins intrasquad in front of an overflow crowd at the Frances Smith Practice Facility in Coleman Coliseum. "I really want to thank everyone who came out and supported our ladies tonight," UA head coach Sarah Patterson said. "It was important for our ladies to feel the pressure of competition tonight, but it was so amazing for them to compete in front of such an appreciative crowd. It was especially helpful for our freshmen." All-Amerian Sarah De...

Happy Gymnastics Halloween!

It's no secret that gymnasts rarely ever get days off of practice. And Halloween is no exception. Instead, we take our Halloween spirit to the gym! Below are some of our favorite Halloween photos and videos shared by the gymnastics community. If you have a costume you'd like to share, tweet us a pic @gymnastike.  We hope everyone out there is having a safe and happy Halloween! To start off, here's a photo shared with us by Kyla Ross' mom, Kiana, showing Kyla and McKayla Maroney dressed up together for Halloween in 2005.   Happy Hallow...

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