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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.
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.
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.
Meet The Tokyo Bound 2021 U.S. Women's Artistic Gymnastics Olympic Team
Jun 28, 2021The five-time Olympic medalist finished first in the two-day competition overall, with a score of 118.098. Biles actually finished second on day two to Suni Lee with a 57.533, but again, won the overall meet with 118.098.
6 Takeaways From Day 1 At U.S. Women's Gymnastics Trials
Jun 26, 2021There’s nothing like being in an arena when Simone Biles's name is announced. Saving her Double Pike Yurchenko for the Olympics, Biles pulled out her Cheng and Amanar for the night. The vault began with the Cheng with a ridiculously far landing and ended with a stratospheric Amanar, scoring 15.66. She finished with a 60.565, the highest score since World's qualification 2018!
Who To Watch For At The 2021 Olympic Trials
Jun 14, 2021Rolling into the 2021 Olympic Trials, the only thing we know for sure is that Simone Biles, barring an alien invasion, is going to come in first place and lead the team. Besides that, anything could happen! What we do know is that the top two all-arounders at trials are automatically placed on the team, so everyone will be fighting for that second spot. Land below second place, and it’s up to Tom Forster and the selection committee who they choose to put onto the coveted four-person Olympic team, who is going as alternates, and who misses the team completely.
Biles Wins 7th National AA Championship, Most In U.S. Women's Gymnastics
Jun 7, 2021FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6, 2021 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre claimed another spot in the record books Sunday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, notching a seventh U.S. senior women’s all-around title – the most in history. Biles (119.650) ran away from the competition on Day 2, stretching a 2.2-point lead to nearly five full points. Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center finished second with a 114.950, and Biles’ World Champions Centre teammate Jordan Chiles (114.450) rounded out the top three. Biles also claimed the top spots on vault (31.025), balance beam (29.250) and floor exercise (29.600). Lee notched the national title on uneven bars with a 30.200.
What To Watch For At The Women's 2021 U.S. Championships
May 27, 2021The U.S. Championships are almost here, the final stepping stone to the Olympic Trials. U.S. Championships, also referred to as nationals, showcases the best of the best in U.S. gymnastics, and will be an exciting weekend of today’s biggest names throwing their best routines.
Biles Debuts Yurchenko Double Pike Vault, 5th GK U.S. Classic AA Title
May 23, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, May 22, 2021 – Reigning World champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre returned to competition for the first time in more than a year in a half Saturday night at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The four-time Olympic gold medalist edged teammate Jordan Chiles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre in successful defense of her 2019 GK U.S. Classic all-around title. Along the way, Biles debuted the long-anticipated Yurchenko double pike vault, becoming the first woman to land the high-difficulty skill in competition.
What To Watch For At The 2021 American Classic & Hopes Classic
Apr 21, 2021The highly anticipated American Classic will feature junior and senior gymnasts competing at the elite level, as well as the Hopes Classic with 11-14 year-old gymnasts who intend to be elite one day.
USAG Names 2021 Women's Junior & Senior National Teams Through June
Mar 13, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, March 13, 2021 – USA Gymnastics today announced the full 2021 U.S. Women’s Junior and Senior National Team rosters following the conclusion of the first in-person National Team camp of the year. Five junior and four senior athletes automatically qualified to the National Team through their all-around performances at the 2021 Winter Cup in February. The additional gymnasts were named to the team by the Athlete Selection Committee who considered in-camp performance in addition to submitted petitions.
Women's Preview: What To Watch For At 2021 Winter Cup
Feb 22, 2021The 2021 Winter Cup takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana from February 26th-28th and is expanding this year. Previously only a men’s artistic competition, the Winter Cup now includes women’s artistic gymnastics as well, with both a junior and senior competition in each.
USA Set To Dominate Team Competitions At Jesolo
Feb 25, 2019After missing out on team titles last year due to not sending any gymnasts to the competition, Team USA is set to dominate the senior and junior team competitions at the 2019 City of Jesolo Trophy. The U.S. has been a gymnastics powerhouse on the international stage for the past several years, and Jesolo is no exception. Team USA has won the senior team competition for eight straight years from 2010 to 2017. Also in the hunt for the team accolades are Germany, Russia, Japan, Belgium, China, Italy and Romania.
Biles Shows Highest Difficulty & Execution At U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Aug 22, 2018Simone Biles showed the world last weekend that she is still the best in the field, winning the all-around and every individual event title at the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships. Over the two days of competition, Biles showed off her incredible power and execution, and she not only has her skills back from Rio, but she’s even upgraded on bars, beam, and floor.