These NCAA Teams Had The Best Showing At 2019 JO Nationals
May 21, 2019Miranda Martin
This past weekend was Junior Olympic Nationals, and many of the competitors have already committed to NCAA teams, some being 2019 graduates and others not finishing high school until 2022. Although this competition had no true impact on NCAA standings, we ranked the top NCAA teams based on their incoming gymnasts’ performances, just for fun!
Ana Padurariu Aims For Confidence & Consistency Despite Setback
Aly Raisman once said "Simone [Biles is] just in her own league. Whoever gets second place, that's the real winner." That would make Canada's Ana Padurariu the "real winner" of the 2019 Stuttgart World Cup, as she finished second at the all-around competition behind Biles.
Master List: College Commitments For 2019 J.O. Nationals Qualifiers
May 17, 2019FloGymnastics Admin
Over 650 of the top level 10s in the country will be competing at USA Gymnastics' 2019 J.O. National Championships May 18-19 in Indianapolis. Many of these gymnasts have already committed to or even signed their National Letter of Intent for an NCAA gymnastics program. Below is the full roster for JO's (current from USAG as of May 14) along with intended colleges for those who have already committed.
Ashton Locklear Announces Gymnastics Retirement
May 17, 2019Becca Reed
World Champion and Olympic Alternate Ashton Locklear announced her retirement from gymnastics on May 16, 2019.
Gabryel Wilson Determined To Make Last JO Nationals Count
May 16, 2019Amanda Wijangco
Growing up, Gabryel Wilson didn't know what college gymnastics was. When she began the sport, it was simply what she did after school. Then, like many young gymnasts, the Olympics were her dream. But things changed when colleges started paying attention to her.
NCAA Finalists Well-Represented At JO Nationals
May 14, 2019Amanda Cheney
Not many gymnastics fans could have predicted which NCAA teams would finish in this year’s top four. With Oklahoma, LSU, UCLA, and Denver finishing the 2019 season on top, some might be wondering what next season will look like for these teams.
4 Standout Gymnasts To Watch At The 2019 JO Nationals
May 9, 2019Miranda Martin
In club gymnastics, gymnasts compete all year to qualify to state. At state the top competitors qualify to regionals, and from there, only a select few gymnasts move onto nationals. Because of these intense qualifications, Junior Olympic (JO) Nationals is a competition of the best club gymnasts each year, and so much talent is showcased there.
Chris Waller Named UCLA Head Coach
May 9, 2019Becca Reed
Chris Waller has been named the new head coach of the UCLA gymnastics team. Waller takes over for longtime head coach Valorie Kondos Field, who led the Bruins for 29 years.
Olympic Team Size Returns To Five In 2024
May 6, 2019Becca Reed
The International Gymnastics Federation announced changes to the qualifying procedures for the Olympic Games and the format of the World Championships. Most notably, the team size for artistic gymnastics will return to five members for the 2024 Olympic Games, pending approval from the International Olympic Committee.
Gymnasts To Watch At Elite Canada Trampoline & Tumbling
Canada's best trampoline and tumbling gymnasts are set to compete at the 2019 Elite Canada trampoline and tumbling competition from May 3-5 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. All three days of competition will stream live here on FloGymnastics. The meet will include competition in individual and synchronized trampoline, tumbling, and double mini-trampoline.