Richmond OIympiad (Alex McMurtry) - 10.05! DTY Vault
2-time J.O. National All Around Champion Alex McMurtry of Richmond Olympiad scored the first perfect 10.0 of Gymnastike's 2012-2013 meet coverage with her incredible double twisting yurchenko during level 10 competition at the 2012 Christmas on the Chesapeake meet in Baltimore. The double twisting vault received one extra tenth of bonus which is why the score is 10.05. The official score is a perfect 10.00.
WOW With North Stars Gymnastics Academy
Located in Boonton, New Jersey, North Stars Gymnastics Academy is one of the top gyms in the country. North Stars Alumni includes gymnasts Noel Couch, Ashley Miller, Jaime Pisani and Traci Sommer. National Team Coach, Tony Gehman, was the International Coach of the Year in 1991 and National Coach of the Year in 2008.
Meet 10-year-old Level 10 Olivia Dunne
Olivia Dunne is a level 10 gymnast training at ENA Paramus with Coach Craig Zappa. The ten-year- old is one of the youngest USAG Level 10 gymnasts in the country. Dunne was a 2012 level 9 Regional Qualifier. She finished 4th all around in today's junior A level 10 competition.
ENA (Nicole Medvitz) 9.70 1st place BB
Gymnastike Routine of the Week from our first meet coverage of the season, the 2012 Christmas on the Chesapeake meet in Baltimore, goes to Nicole Medvitz of ENA Paramus. Medvitz was the class of the field on balance beam with gorgeous, unique choreography and a confident routine, scoring a meet-hight 9.70. Medvitz has made a name for herself as a beam queen through the years and is a 2-time J.O. National Champion on the event (2011 & 2012). She has won state titles on beam at every optional level as well as sweeping the State, Regional, and National titles on beam for the past two seasons. Nicole has signed with Penn State.
Erika Muhaw Shares her College Plans
Catching up with North Stars level 10 gymnast Erika Muhaw, a former recipient of Gymnastike Routine of the Week
Brestyans (Khazia Hislop)
Khazia Hislop is a level 10 gymnasts training at Brestyan's. Khazia is known for her incredible tumbling and opens her floor routine with a punch double front. She will graduate from high school in 2016.
Meet the Next Parkettes Elite, Christina Desiderio
Christina Desiderio of Parkettes sat down with Gymnastike before the start of her 2013 season where she hopes to qualify junior elite.
X-Cel (Zoe Schweitzer) 9.65 1st
Zoe Schweitzer of X-Cel Gymnastics earned the highest beam score of the day for all level 9 gymnasts at the 2012 Christmas on the Chesapeake for this beautiful routine.
Meet Future Parkettes Elite Molly Frack
Molly Frack is in the pre-elite group at Parkettes and competed level 10 in 2012
National Champion Alex McMurtry Returns from a Stress Fracture in her Back to Score her first Perfect 10
Level 10 National Champion Alex McMurtry of Richmond Olympiad swept the Christmas on the Chesapeake meet today, winning the all around as well as every event. Her day was highlighted by scoring her first perfect 10.0 for her difficult double twisting yurchenko vault.
ENA (Olivia Dunne)
Captal (Kelsie Hao) - 9.20
Michaela Soper after Christmas on the Chesapeake
ASAP (Trinity Thomas) - 9.375 1st
ASAP (Trinity Thomas)
North Stars (Kaylee Quinn) - 9.60 1st
Brestyan's (Carmen Bebbington) - 9.40 1st
Catching up with Former Elite Ashley Miller, now taking on big goals as a Coach
You may remember Ashley Miller from her days on the U.S. National team, training under coaches Paula & Tony Gehman at North Stars in New Jersey, or perhaps as a member of the University of Georgia team. Now, Miller is making a name for herself as a coach at ASAP Gymnastics in Pennsylvania. ASAP's team took second place behind Parkettes in the highly competitive level 10 division at this weekend's Christmas on the Chesapeake meet in Baltimore and look to have a strong optional team for 2013. Watch for big things from Miller and ASAP in the future.
ENA (Olivia Dunne)
X-Cel (Zoe Schweitzer) - 9.425 1st