Favorite Viral NCAA Gymnastics Routines Of 2021
May 3, 2021NCAA gymnastics gained more recognition in the past years in large part thanks to some memorable college routines going viral. The first routine to really go viral was LSU Gymnast Lloimincia Hall's floor routine in 2014, but arguably the queen of the viral routine is UCLA’s Katelyn Ohashi, whose moonwalking helped make her floor routines from both 2018 and 2019 spread like wildfire- her 2019 routine currently has 161,708,668 views on the UCLA Athletics youtube page. Though the 2021 season was a unique one with less of an audience, it was no exception in producing viral routines.
Pac-12 Gymnastics Preview: Individuals To Watch
Jan 3, 2019UCLA and Utah may be the top teams of the Pac-12, but each team has talented gymnasts that can excel individually. With the NCAA Championships format changing beginning this season, only eight schools advance to the national postseason. Therefore, some teams that have advanced in the past may have to rely on individuals to represented their schools at NCAAs. With this in mind, the competition for individual gymnasts, from all-arounders to event specialists, will be more competitive than ever before.
Most Difficulty In The 2018 Super Six: Floor Edition
May 22, 2018For the third installment in our series on the most difficulty in the 2018 NCAA Super Six, we're taking a look at floor exercise. Floor scores are calculated similarly to bars and beam scores: Gymnasts start from a 9.5 and add in difficulty value and connection value in order to get to a 10.0 start value. Gymnasts can add difficulty by performing "E" skills (worth 0.20) and "D" skills (worth 0.10).
Most Difficulty In The 2018 NCAA Super Six: Beam Edition
May 20, 2018Today, we are taking another look at which teams had the most difficulty in their lineups at the Super Six championships, focusing this time on balance beam. As we mentioned in our previous look at the uneven bars, gymnasts start from a 9.5 difficulty level on bars, beam, and floor, and they are required to add bonus points to get to a 10.0 start value.
NCAA Recap: Bruins And Sooners Rise Together, Utah No. 2 In Nation
Feb 5, 2018Oklahoma took on UCLA at Pauley Pavilion Sunday in a meet that did not disappoint. The Sooners came out on top 198.050 to 197.950 with a second straight week scoring over the 198 mark. But perhaps the most moving part of the afternoon came after the final floor routine finished and the last score was flashed.
Recapping The Action: LSU, Utah Shine In Season Openers
Jan 10, 2018The NCAA gymnastics season kicked off on January 5 with a slew of action throughout the weekend. LSU and Utah paced the rest of the country as the only schools to open the season with a 197 or better, and a number of freshmen made their collegiate debuts. Catch up on the rest of the action.