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New Faces at the June National Team Training Camp

USAG released the list of attendees for next week's June National Team Training Camp (see the full list here). There are a few new faces in the mix and we are excited to see them enter, or reenter, the elite scene! Tell us who you are most excited about in the comments section below. Gabby Douglas - Chow's This will be Gabby Douglas’ first time back at a National Team Training Camp since before the Olympics! Gabby left Chow’s gymnastics in August of 2013 when she joined her family who relocated to Los Angeles (read that story). Gab...

Recruits:  How to make the most of your summer

Summer can be a great time for catching up on recruiting. Below are some ideas to keep college coaches aware of how you are doing. ~Update your website with new skills you are learning ~Go to a college summer camp ~Email college coaches with updates on your academics and athletic progress ~Visit college campus’s, take tours, watch practice and meet with coaches ~Invite college coaches to come watch you practice ~Prepare for the SAT or ACT test ~Research colleges ~Possibly take summer courses if you are behind or need to catch up ~Evaluate...

Caption Contest: Florida's Claire and Bianca

Below are our top three captions from last week's caption contest! Thanks to everyone who submitted one and look out for a new photo to caption later this week. 3. "Look at this rip I got from bars"     "Whoah that's like this big!" -brooke585 2. Lets make a handshake -olivia_kent345 on instagram 1. Claire: My precioussss (stroking 2013 championship ring)     Bianca: Very funny Claire, give it back! - Chender Related: See the best captions from last week's contest

The Real Scoop On JO Nationals/NIT And Recruiting

Many of the top Level 10 gymnasts are getting ready to travel to Mississippi this week for Nationals and NIT. The big question is ......how important is this meet in the recruiting process?  I remember twenty years ago, recruiting at JO Nationals was extremely important. It might be the first and only time you could see the athletes you were hoping to recruit. We did not have access to video footage online and sometimes had to wait for gymnasts to mail us VHS tapes of their routines. Nationals was often the only opportunity to see the bes...

Developing the "Routine of the Year"

Choreographer and coach Nicole Langevin is the founder, owner & director of choreography and clinics at Precision Choreography. Over the past few years, her choreography team (including past Team USA greats Alicia Sacramone and Hollie Vise) has taken the floor exercise by storm with compelling, inventive, and artistic routines.  Last year, Langevin had the pleasure of working with Olympian Kyla Ross on artistry, which we covered in a previous interview. But when they’re not working with the best athletes in the World, the Precision ...

JO Nationals 2014: Who to Look Out For

Next weekend will mark the end of the JO Season at the 2014 JO National Championships in Jackson, Mississippi. Over 300 gymnasts will be competing from 8 different regions. Who is a contender for the all around title? Read more to find out!   Kari Lee is a household name in the level 10 world. She has had a great 2014 season so far. From breaking a 39 in the all around twice this season to taking home the third place trophy at the fifth annual Nastia Liukin Cup. Kari is an all around gymnast and shines on every event, she doesn’t hav...

Caption Contest

Caption Contest

Becca from Gymnastike

April 30, 2014, 11:00am

Below are our top three captions from last week's caption contest! Thanks to everyone who submitted one and look out for a new photo to caption later this week. 3. "9.58 I deserved a 10.000" - Laurenk482 on Instagram 2. "Hey! What in the words does that person think their doing!? They have the same music as me! MY floor music! How dare they!!!" -chloerachel816 1. "I thought you only said one more routine!!????" - Margzetta Frazier on Instagram

Lovely Leotards of NCAA's Final Vote

We have searched high and low and through thousands of photos to find our favorite leos and now is the time to make your voice heard! With your help, we have found our finalists and below are the winners from each day of competition. Take a glance through these beautiful leos and then vote at the bottom for the single best leo from all of NCAA Nationals. Polls close Thursday, May 1st at midnight so make sure to get your vote in before then. Winner from Part 1: Prelims- Michigan   This gorgeous leo was designed by Michigan junior Sachi Sug...

Hot Topic Debate: Should we Change the Scoring Format in NCAA Women's Gymnastics?

In a pre-NCAA Championships interview, Miss Val of UCLA turned the tables and posed an interesting question to the fans of Gymnastike: Should we change the rules and move to a 5-up, 5-count or 6-up, 6-count format in women's NCAA Gymnastics? Great question, Val!  This topic has been debated back and forth throughout the years. Currently, women's NCAA gymnastics uses a 6-up, 5-count scoring system, meaning that six gymnasts from each team are allowed to compete on each of the four events. Then, the lowest individual score on each event wil...

Lovely Leotards of NCAA's Part 3: Event Finals

The third and final day of NCAA competition concluded with event finals and there were tons leos to choose from. It was a tough call but below are my top six leos from the final day of the final meet of the 2014 NCAA season. Don’t forget to vote at the bottom of the blog! The poll will close Sunday, April 27th at midnight. The winners from each day of competition will be combined so you can vote on the single best leo from all of NCAA Nationals. 6. Nebraska   Simple went a long way with this beautiful leo. The bright colors stand ou...

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If Day 1 of Nationals was Team Finals.

For the best score, the combination of Wieber, Douglas, Raisman, Ross, and Maroney. V: Maroney, Wieber, Raisman (47.225) UB: Ross, Douglas, Wieber (46.000) BB: Raisman, Ross, Douglas (45.1) FX: Raisman, Wieber, Douglas (45.75) Overall score: 184.075 A team with Finnegan (replacing Douglas on beam) instead of Maroney (who Douglas would take place of) would have scored .25 lower.

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My Olympic team after the 2012 Secret US Classic

Based on this competition my 5 for London are: Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Nastia Liukin, Kyla Ross. Vault: Wieber, Raisman, Ross/Douglas Uneven Bars: Liukin, Douglas, Wieber/Ross Balance Beam: Raisman, Wieber, Liukin Floor: Raisman, Wieber, Douglas/Ross Kyla Ross can be replaced by: Anna Li (UB) or McKayla Maroney (V, FX?) If my original team goes through, the alternates would be Finnegan, Maroney, and Price. CAN'T WAIT FOR VISAS! What are your teams looking like?

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