Sam Mikulak Flips His Mindset, Finds A Silver Lining In Tokyo Postponement
Apr 14, 2021
Last year, when COVID-19 postponed the 2020 Olympic Games, Sam Mikulak was worried about preparing for the games properly and returning to where he was in early 2020. But then he flipped his mindset: Mikulak could either worry about getting back to where he was gymnastic-wise, or he can reinvent his gymnastics to be better than he was a year ago. He chose the latter.
Shooting For Tokyo, Jordan Chiles Aims To Finish What She Started
Apr 7, 2021
Some young gymnasts are bribed with candy, presents, and anything under the sun to stay motivated. This was never the case for Jordan Chiles - ask those closest to her, and they’ll tell you that she’s always been intrinsically motivated, from day one until now.
Asher Hong Weaving A Web Of Olympic Dreams
Mar 31, 2021
If Asher Hong is fortunate enough to win Olympic gold, he has no problem giving Spider-Man some of the credit.
How Donnell Whittenburg Prepares For A Season With No Regrets
Mar 31, 2021
In an environment where one is constantly being judged and evaluated, Donnell Whittenburg chooses to never let one meet define him or his season.
Ana Padurariu: The Benefits Of Remaining Poised & Patient
Mar 22, 2021
Who could forget the 2018 World Championship beam final? It was a competition where world-class gymnasts were either falling off or precariously hanging onto the apparatus. But Ana Padurariu, a first-year senior from Canada, sailed through every skill with crisp connections and confidence, including a difficult side aerial to two layout step-outs.
Six Finalists Named For The 2021 AAI Award
Mar 17, 2021
Every year American Athletic, Inc. (AAI) presents the distinguished AAI Award to the most outstanding senior female gymnast in the country.