Chow's Gymnastics, Norah Flatley - 9.70 BB at 2012 Chicago Style
Norah Flatley earns Gymnastike Routine of the Week honors for the 2nd time in her young career. The first was for her level 8 beam routine at the Northern Lights Classic back in 2010. The Chow's gymnast debuted her amazing new beam routine for her first year in level 10 for the Gymnastike camera at the 2012 IGI Chicago Style. Norah Flatley won the event title with a 9.70. Other top routines on Gymnastike this weekend: - Missouri gymnast Mary Burke nails her bar routine to capture the Chicago Style NCAA all around crown ahead of Samantha Peszek. - Future Sooner Haley Scaman wins the floor title at the Chicago Style, her final home meet - The next Twistars elite, Lauren Bancroft shows off exquisite tumbling and qualifies to the 2012 Nastia Cup. - Illini gymnast Jordan Valdez scored a 15.10 on a 15.60 SV routine to win the event - UCLA'sMattie Larson hits what coach Val calls the best routine of her career to win the Chicago Style beam title - Natalie Sutter of NIU performs one of the more difficult floor routines in NCAA gymnastics, and surprisingly she's on an unranked team! - Nadia Comanecci hosted the inaugural Perfect 10 Challenge. OU's Megan Ferguson came close, scoring 9.950 on floor
Workout Wednesday: Morning Training with Perfection Gymnastics
This week's Workout Wednesday features Perfection Gymnastics in Cincinnati, Ohio. Check out a morning training session at Perfection Gymnastics with owner and head coach Enrique Trabanino, his assistant coach Luke Wasson and his Level 7-10 gymnasts. Perfection opened in 2010 and is one of the gyms to watch out for in the coming years . In 2012, the Perfection Level 10 Team won the Ohio State Meet and Amanda Kowalski qualified to the 2012 J.O. Nationals and is headed to University of Iowa in the fall. For more info or to order JTree Gym Balm go to: www.jtreegymbalm.com CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL WORKOUT AND LEARN MORE
Brandy Johnson (Sydney Johnson Scharpf)
Sydney Johnson Scharpf's of Brandy Johnson's Global Gymnastics won the all around and qualified to the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup with an outstanding performance at the 2013 Chicago Style. She earned Gymnastike Routine of the Week for her fantastic floor set!
3-Minute Recap: Chicago Style 2012
For the third consecutive year, Gymnastike provided video coverage of the world's largest gymnastics competition, the IGI Chicago Style at Navy Pier. Here'a a recap of competition highlights from our busy weekend in Chicago. The UCLA gymnastics team won the NCAA portion of the competition, Twistars won the elusive level 10 team title, and Grace Williams of Twistars was the overall all around champion with a 38.60. Watch videos of full routines and interviews with the gymnasts of Chicago here on Gymnastike.
Workout Wednesday at IGI
Today's gymnastics workout video features one of the top clubs in Illinois and Region 5, the Illinois Gymnastics Institute. Watch as their optional gymnasts prepare for their home meet, the 2012 IGI Chicago Style, and ultimately to peak at the Region 5 Championships and JO Nationals. The IGI team features 10 seniors going off to represent collegiate teams around the country.
Alicia Sacramone Announces her Retirement
American gymnastics legend Alicia Sacramone discusses her decision to walk away from gymnastics and shares her future plans
2013 Nastia Liukin Cup Qualifier Sydney Johnson-Scharpf on her mom, her teammates, and her newest purchase
Sydney Johnson-Scharpf burst into the spotlight as a first year level 10 at the 2013 Chicago Style Meet. She's the daughter of 1988 U.S. Olympian Brandy Johnson. The 12-year-old snagged the sole junior age division qualification spot the the Nastia Liukin Cup with a 38.250 all around score. Watch for Syndey and her Brandy Johnson's Global Gymnastics teammate Aja Sims at the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup on March 1st.
OMG Weekly Episode 3: WOGA, Chicago, and Skinner's Statement
In episode 3 of Gymnastike's newest web series, OMG Weekly, Anne and Jen fill you in on all the big gymnastics news before heading to Dallas for live coverage of the 2013 WOGA Classic
IGI (Michaela Dugan) - 9.90 1st place!
In the first rotation of the 2013 Chicago Style level 10/elite premier session, first year level 10 Michaela Dugan of IGI nailed her yurchenko 1.5 vault for a 9.90 and first place on the event. IGI then carried this momentum on to uneven bars where they hit 8-for-8 bar routines!
Gymnastics and More (Jillian Winstanley) - Perfect 10 on Vault!
Awesome Routine From The Adorable Suki Phister
Level 9 gymnast Suki Phister perfoms an amazing routine at the Chicago Style. Suki trains at Set 10.
Brandy Johnson, Aja Sims - 9.725 BB to Win the Meet
Reigning J.O. National All Around Champion Aja Sims finished the 2013 Chicago Style on balance beam with Nastia Liukin Cup qualification on the line. Sims delivered an incredible routine to score a 9.725, win the event, and dominate the all around competition with a 38.725 total. Watch for Sims March 1 in Massachusetts at the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup! Reigning J.O. National All Around Champion and former junior elite Aja Sims of Brandy Johnson's dominated all around competition with a massive 38.725! Sims began her night on floor with a 9.525, delivered a near-perfect yurchenko full for a 9.90 on vault, then earned a 9.575 on bars for a routine highlighted by a Comaneci salto. You can watch each of her events here on Gymnastike.
A Chilly Preview: 2013 Chicago Style This Weekend!
Anne and Jennifer from Gymnastike preview the gymnastics coverage coming to you this weekend in Chicago from the World's largest gymnastics meet, the IGI Chicago Style! ...and Jen attempts to throw a snow ball.
IGI (Nicole Gendusa) - 9.70 1st place
Future Illinois Fighting Illini gymnast Nicole Gendusa of IGI anchors an 8 for 8 bar rotation for IGI at the 2013 Chicago Style with a 9.70.
W FX L10 Gymnastics World, Mary Jane Horth
Mary Jane Horth Swept all four events and the all-around during her Level 10 session at the Chicago Style. This is Mary Jane's 2nd consecutive AA win at the Chicago Style. Mary Jane will compete for the University of Illinois
OMG Weekly Episode 2: Perfect 10's, Upset in Athens, and NLC Qualifiers
Check out episode two of Gymnastike's newest web series, OMG Weekly!
W FX L10 Flames, Kari Lee
Kari Lee has an amazing competition at the 2013 Chicago Style and qualifies to the 2013 Nastia Cup. Watch her outstanding floor routine!
Brandy Johnson (Sydney Johnson-Scharpf)
Lakewood Ranch (Derrian Gobourne)
Aja Sims Qualifies to the 2013 Nastia Liukin Cup with a 38.725
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