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.
Work For FloGymnastics As The Lead Content Producer
Aug 17, 2021If you eat, sleep, and breathe gymnastics, love planning, writing, and producing cool and creative content, then this job is for you.
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.
Why Nicole Ahsinger Is Flying Into Tokyo, Ready And Confident
Jul 19, 2021Nicole Ahsinger doesn’t have a lot on her list of pre-competition rituals. She doesn’t meditate. She doesn’t have a breathing technique. She doesn’t do any visualization.
Metroplex Gymnast Katelyn Jong Hits Her Stride
Jul 19, 2021Katelyn Jong's apprehensiveness on beam in her early days would not be the best indicator of the junior elite gymnast that she would become today. Her transformation is the sum of incremental improvements and a one step at a time mentality.
How U.S. Trampolinist Alexi Shostak Strengthens His Mental Game
Jul 14, 2021Unlike many of his fellow competitors at last month’s USA Championships, Aliaksei Shostak, known as simply “Alexi,” didn’t have to worry about qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games. He’d already sealed his spot after finishing in the top 10 at the 2019 Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships, earning the lone spot for the American men in trampoline.
Laura Zeng Bounds Into Tokyo, One Step At A Time
Jul 13, 2021It wasn’t always rhythmic gymnastics for two-time Olympian Laura Zeng. When she was 7 years old, she had a big decision to make: swimming or rhythmic gymnastics.
4 Things We Learned In Simone vs Herself Episode 3
Jul 7, 2021Episode three of Simone vs Herself, titled "Who Am I?", dives into the personal and family life of Simone Biles and how it's shaped her into who she is today. Viewers learn about her boyfriend, her family and her experience with foster care and adoption.
The Half In, Half Out Podcast: A Revolutionary Space In The Gym World
Jun 25, 2021When two gymnerds who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community realized there wasn’t a space to discuss LGBTQ+ issues within the gymnastics community, they decided to build their own.
6 Things We Learned In Simone vs Herself Episode 2
Jun 24, 2021Simone vs Herself episode two, title "Can I Do It Again?" is appropriately titled as Simone Biles arrived in St. Louis for the 2021 Olympic Trials the same day of its release. In the second episode, viewers get a flashback to Biles at two major international competitions — the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2019 World Championships — and how those meets have been a factor into her overall self and training for Tokyo.
Lennox Hopkins-Wilkins: Ready To Rise
Jun 21, 2021Lennox Hopkins-Wilkins spent years as a competitive dancer, but it was stage fright that sent her down a different path. So her mom set out to find her another artistic and performance-based sport. That led to rhythmic gymnastics.
5 Things We Learned In Simone vs Herself Episode 1
Jun 18, 2021In the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympics, Facebook Watch is giving fans all over the world an inside look at the life of Simone Biles as she prepares for her second Games in a docuseries. Simone vs Herself premiered Tuesday, June 15. Episode one, "Can I Do It Again?" provided insight into the decorated gymnast's life shortly before and during quarantine.
Joscelyn Roberson: A Pint Sized Gymnast With A Big Personality
Jun 17, 2021Standing at only four feet eight inches tall, fifteen-year-old Joscelyn Roberson is a small girl with big dreams and incredibly powerful gymnastics from Texarkana, Texas. She attends North East Texas Elite Gymnastics, where she’s trained since she was five years old.
Victoria Kobelev Learns The Art Of Bouncing Back
Jun 16, 2021Victoria Kobelev entered the 2018 USA Gymnastics Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina with high hopes. She was competing for a spot to make the team and had spent many hours preparing for the moment. She felt physically and mentally ready.
GK U.S. Classic: The Yurchenko Double Pike, The Comebacks, & The Activist
May 22, 2021Simone Biles stood at the top of the vault runway. She leaned in and charged forward, just like she’s done thousands of times before. She launched herself off the table and she nearly stuck — Yurchenko double pike. It helped so quickly and casually that it was almost easy to miss it.