Ellie Black On Healing & Leading Gymnastics Canada Into Her Third Olympics
Jan 6, 2021
When Ellie Black landed her final tumbling pass during last March’s American Cup, her feet were firmly planted on the mat, but in many ways, she was flying—and flying high.
MyKayla Skinner Hospitalized With Pneumonia, Lingering Effects Of COVID-19
Jan 5, 2021
MyKayla Skinner is hospitalized with pneumonia after suffering some lingering effects of COVID-19. Skinner posted the news on her Instagram story. The two-time World Champion and NCAA Champion is competing for a spot on the 2021 US Olympic Women's Artistic Gymnastics team.
How Akash Modi Draws Inspiration From Family, Engineering, & Meditation
Dec 23, 2020
For many gymnasts, 2020 was the year that signified the end of an Olympic journey and the beginning of a life outside of gymnastics. Before the pandemic hit, Akash Modi was finally coming to terms with being done with the sport he loves for good. After hopefully competing at the 2020 Olympic Games, he planned to be done and move on. That plan obviously came crashing down with the postponement of the games, and at first, Modi wasn’t even sure he would continue.
USA Gymnastics Announce 2021 Winter Cup, Elite Team Cup & Nastia Liukin Cup
Dec 17, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, December 17, 2020 – USA Gymnastics today announced the 2021 Winter Cup will be held February 26-28 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis and will feature an expanded field that will include both men’s and women’s junior and senior artistic gymnasts.
USA Gymnastics Introduces Athlete Bill of Rights
Dec 10, 2020
As part of USA Gymnastics’ efforts to empower athletes, the organization today announced two new measures: an Athlete Bill of Rights, which was created to unite the full gymnastics community around a shared vision of behavioral expectations, and a protest policy for national team members, aimed at supporting those athletes who choose to use their voice in public platforms.
Aleah Finnegan Discusses Deltchevs And Diversity
Nov 30, 2020
Aleah Finnegan remembers watching Carlos Yulo make history at the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Yulo won bronze on floor exercise in Doha, making him the first Philippine gymnast to medal at a World Championships.
A New Generation Of Gymnasts: Why Morgan Hurd Aims To Be Voice Of Change
Nov 23, 2020
Morgan Hurd keeps her pronouns (she/her) in her bio, encourages everyone to wear a mask, and doesn’t shy away from sharing her opinions on social justice topics, even while she launches into the public eye as her career intensifies. Hurd speaks out about many social issues, especially ones that affect marginalized communities.
Riley McCusker Files Lawsuit Against Maggie Haney
Nov 13, 2020
Riley McCusker, a four-time national team member of USA Gymnastics, filed a lawsuit against former coach Maggie Haney and former assistant coach Victoria Levine. It's a civil case for damages, alleging negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress by her coaches for forcing her to train while injured.
What To Expect From The Friendship & Solidarity International Competition
Oct 26, 2020
After months without international competitions, gymnastics fans can mark their calendars for a treat at the beginning of November! On November 8th, a competition named “Friendship and Solidarity” will take place in Japan. As the name suggests, this one-day competition will be fun and lighthearted, getting gymnasts back into competition mode.
Leanne Wong Shoots For Big Goals In 2021 and Beyond
Oct 20, 2020
After a disappointing end to her most recent competition season, the 2020 Coronavirus meet cancellations were even more shocking for Leanne Wong, who was left with something to prove.
USAG Sending Six Athletes To Nov. 8 Friendship & Solidarity Competition
Oct 19, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, October 14, 2020 – Six U.S. athletes will join delegations from China, Japan and Russia for an international friendly competition Nov. 8 in Tokyo, Japan. The one-day Friendship and Solidarity Competition will feature two teams – Team Friendship and Team Solidarity – which will be comprised of a mixture of artistic gymnasts from the participating nations.
12 Things Chellsie Memmel Does In A Day That Most Elite Gymnasts Don't
Oct 14, 2020
Chellsie Memmel is just like any other elite gymnast working for a spot on the 2021 Tokyo Olympic team...oh, except that she’s 32, married with two kids, coming back out of retirement after eight years off...and a few other differences.
USA Gymnastics Announces October 7 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Panel
Sep 29, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, September 28, 2020 – USA Gymnastics today announced the line-up for the first of three fall 2020 panels focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and bias in gymnastics. Panelists will discuss their experiences and insights, share their suggestions for the sport, and provide advice for community members who are hoping to create a more inclusive and equitable culture within gymnastics.
Simone Biles Unveils Jaw-Dropping New Vault
Feb 4, 2020
Simone Biles stunned the world yesterday when she posted a clip on Twitter of her training a Yurchenko double pike on vault — a skill that no woman has ever attempted in competition.
Aly Raisman Announces Retirement In Heartfelt Letter To Fans
Jan 15, 2020
Although this will not come as a shock for many gymnastics fans, Aly Raisman has officially announced that she will not be vying for a spot on the 2020 U.S. Olympic team.