For Deanna Hong, Storytelling Is About The Human, Not Just The Sport
Jan 3, 2022UCLA Gymnastics Team Videographer Deanna Hong is most recognized for her UCLA intro videos, which have amassed millions of online views. Just about everybody, whether you're a gymnastic fan or not, has seen Hong's viral video of UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor exercise, which has garnered 221,247,824 views!
Kailin Chio Ends Junior Career On A High Note At The Junior Pan Am Games
Dec 22, 2021Kailin Chio stepped into the spotlight after her recent success at the Junior Pan American Games in Columbia, but this rising star isn’t burning out anytime soon - she’s here to stay.
USAG High Performance Director Tom Forster Steps Downs
Dec 9, 2021USA Gymnastics will be on the hunt for a new high-performance director after the head of the women’s team announced Wednesday that he’d be stepping down from his role at the end of the year.
U.S. Trampolinists & Rhythmic Gymnasts Claim Medals, Junior Pan Am Games
Dec 4, 2021CALI, Colombia, December 4, 2021 – U.S. athletes claimed gold in men’s synchronized trampoline Saturday on the final day of the trampoline gymnastics competition at the 2021 Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia. Elijah Vogel of Longmont, Colo./Elevated Trampoline Sports Academy added a silver in men’s individual trampoline, while Nayenne Pollini Ashenaffi of Reseda, Calif./Rhythmic Academy of Los Angeles and Sarah Mariotti of San Diego, Calif./Emerald City Academy of Rhythmic Gymnastics took silver and bronze, respectively, in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around. The U.S. rhythmic group also secured the bronze in the group all-around.
What's Next For Leanne Wong And Kayla DiCello?
Dec 3, 2021A conversation with Leanne Wong and Kayla DiCello, where they reflect on their Olympics and World experiences, heading to Florida, and more.
Levi Jung-Ruivivar Combines Artistry With Power For A Whole New Look
Nov 2, 2021Junior Elite Levi Jung-Ruivivar dealt with adversity before in her gymnastics career, but the past few months have certainly been the most challenging. By finding strength and inspiration around her, she's motivated to become stronger and set the bar even higher.
Wong, DiCello AA Medalists At 2021 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Oct 21, 2021KITAKYUSHU, Japan, October 21, 2021 – Leanne Wong of Overland Park, Kan., and Kayla DiCello of Boyds, Md., finished in the second and third positions during Thursday’s women’s all-around final at the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. The U.S. gymnasts were edged only by Olympic bronze medalist Angelina Melnikova of Russia who claimed the top spot.
DiCello, Wong Headline 2021 Women's Artistic World Championships Team
Oct 9, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, October 9, 2021 – Kayla DiCello of Boyds, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics and Leanne Wong of Overland Park, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express – both alternates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games – will lead a group of up-and-coming U.S. gymnasts at the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships later this month in Kitakyushu, Japan. DiCello and Wong will be joined by EMjae Frazier of Erial, N.J./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center and Konnor McClain of Cross Lanes, W.Va./WOGA Gymnastics.
U.S. Team Narrows Selection To 2021 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Oct 5, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, October 5, 2021 – The final U.S. team members for the 2021 Artistic and Rhythmic World Championships will be decided this week in Indianapolis, when six athletes train and compete for a spot on the women’s artistic team at the selection camp October 7-10. The 2021 Artistic World Championships are slated to take place October 18-24 at the Kitakyushu General Gymnasium in Japan.
2021 Men's Senior World Championships Trials Are Underway
Sep 17, 2021The 2021 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships will be held in Kitakyushu, Japan, from October 18–24, 2021. The Men's world-championship trials are September 14-19 at the Colorado Springs Olympic and Paralympic Training Center.
The Graba Twins' Coaching Philosophy: Athlete Empowerment & Code of Points
Sep 7, 2021After Sunisa Lee won the Tokyo Olympic All-Around gold medal, people started talking about Jess Graba, one of her two elite coaches at Midwest Gymnastics, alongside Alison Lim. As Lee transitions to NCAA gymnastics at Auburn, people are now talking about Jeff Graba, Jess’s twin brother, and the Head Coach at Auburn University.
Who We Might See At The 2021 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
Aug 30, 2021With Tokyo 2020 games behind us, many avid gymnastic fans are finding themselves in a bout of post-Olympic depression. Fans are usually left with a void of international events immediately following an Olympic year. This year is different.
Rising Star Charlotte Booth Prepares For Senior Debut
Aug 16, 2021The person who’s made the biggest impact on Charlotte Booth’s life happens to be a stranger she met for five minutes at her local pool when she was six.
Griskenas & Zeng Top 15 During Qualifying Round For Rhythmic Individual AA
Aug 6, 2021TOKYO, August 6, 2021 – For the first time under the current qualification system, the U.S. was represented by two athletes in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualifications at an Olympic Games Friday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre. Evita Griskenas of Orland Park, Ill., and Laura Zeng of Libertyville, Ill., finished 12th and 13th, respectively. The pair narrowly missed Saturday’s final but were named the second and third reserves for the competition after the top ten gymnasts advanced.
Best Moments From The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Aug 4, 2021As the Tokyo 2020 Olympics come to an end, we get to experience the worst part: realizing it’s over. Luckily, we can reminisce on all the best moments of the games for years to come - and this year’s Olympics was exciting from start to finish, with unexpected twists and turns every second. Here are just a few of our favorite moments!