How Akash Modi Draws Inspiration From Family, Engineering, & Meditation
Dec 23, 2020
For many gymnasts, 2020 was the year that signified the end of an Olympic journey and the beginning of a life outside of gymnastics. Before the pandemic hit, Akash Modi was finally coming to terms with being done with the sport he loves for good. After hopefully competing at the 2020 Olympic Games, he planned to be done and move on. That plan obviously came crashing down with the postponement of the games, and at first, Modi wasn’t even sure he would continue.
USA Gymnastics Announce 2021 Winter Cup, Elite Team Cup & Nastia Liukin Cup
Dec 17, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, December 17, 2020 – USA Gymnastics today announced the 2021 Winter Cup will be held February 26-28 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis and will feature an expanded field that will include both men’s and women’s junior and senior artistic gymnasts.
USA Gymnastics Provides Members With Concussion Education Using TeachAids
Dec 14, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, December 14, 2020 – USA Gymnastics has announced a new partnership with nonprofit education innovator TeachAids to provide members access to CrashCourse materials as part of the organization’s commitment to athlete health and wellness.
Shane Wiskus Aims For His First Olympic Team Amongst Difficult Setbacks
Nov 16, 2020
Shane Wiskus dealt with his fair share of setbacks this year, but it hasn’t changed his goals. No matter what stands in his path, he has his sights set on Tokyo 2021.
USAG Sending Six Athletes To Nov. 8 Friendship & Solidarity Competition
Oct 19, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS, October 14, 2020 – Six U.S. athletes will join delegations from China, Japan and Russia for an international friendly competition Nov. 8 in Tokyo, Japan. The one-day Friendship and Solidarity Competition will feature two teams – Team Friendship and Team Solidarity – which will be comprised of a mixture of artistic gymnasts from the participating nations.
William & Mary Are The Latest School To Cut Their Gymnastics Teams
Oct 7, 2020
This year is a disappointing time for all sports fans, and gymnastics fans are no exception. After months of canceled meets, pushing back the Olympics, and training centers on lockdown, the latest 2020 gymnastics disappointment is multiple NCAA programs cutting their gymnastics teams. William & Mary cut both their men’s and women’s gymnastics teams in early September, just the latest of many announcements this year about cutting teams.
10 Gymnastics Skills From The Past That Aren't Performed Anymore
Dec 4, 2018
In gymnastics, it’s no secret that skills go in and out of style faster than you can say “Tsukahara.” Between upgrades that make simpler skills obsolete, changing trends, and banned skills, gymnastics fans know the skills they love seeing performed today will likely become irrelevant down the road.
5 Of The Most Common Gymnastics Injuries & How Best To Prevent Them
Dec 3, 2018
We’ve all heard the horror stories: the pop! from a too-short vault, the head-first crash from a beam dismount, the terrifying falls from a release skill on bars. But the majority of gymnastics injuries — 65–70 percent of them, in fact — aren’t dramatic; they happen from years and years of over-use.
Biles Completes Worlds Medal Haul, Mikulak Medals On Final Day In Qatar
Nov 3, 2018
Though Saturday marked the conclusion of the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, the final day of competition was nothing short of exciting. After winning bronze and gold medals on balance beam and floor exercise, respectively, Simone Biles increased her World medal count to 20, making her the most decorated female gymnast in World Championships history. She advanced to and medaled on every final possible, completing her Qatar medal haul with four golds, one silver, and one bronze.
Once Again, Simone Biles Writes History At The 2018 World Championships
Nov 2, 2018
The first day of event finals at the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, was historic from start to finish. Simone Biles won her first World uneven bar medal to become the first American gymnast to win a World medal on every event. After winning vault, she now has a total 13 World gold medals to hold the most World titles of any gymnast.
Russia's Artur Dalaloyan Wins Gold At 2018 Gymnastics Worlds In Qatar
Oct 31, 2018
After a disappointing performance at men's team finals Monday where he fell on parallel bars and hurt Russia's chances of winning team gold, Artur Dalaloyan has earned redemption and an all-around gold medal at the 2018 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.
China Edges Out Russia For Worlds Team Gold In Close Meet
Oct 29, 2018
In true gymnastics fashion, just 0.049 points decided the men's team champions at the 2018 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. It came down to the final routine of the competition with Russia and China, the top two teams coming into the final rotation, competing on high bar.
Russia, China, Japan, & USA Top Worlds Men's Qualifications
Oct 26, 2018
After two days and 10 subdivisions of men's qualifications at the 2018 World Gymnastics Championships, Russia, China, and Japan top the men's team qualifications. China's Xiao Ruoteng, Russia's Nikita Nagornyy, and USA's Sam Mikulak qualified in the top three spots to the men's all-around final.
A Healthy Sam Mikulak Is One Of The Best Men's Gymnasts In The World
Oct 24, 2018
As Team USA prepares for the start of the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, the conventional belief is the men have fielded one of their best teams in recent memory. With every one of the men having competed at the NCAA championships, it's a star-studded lineup that knows how to compete as a team.
Yul Moldauer Calls 2018 World Championships 'Biggest' Event Of His Life
Oct 19, 2018
NORMAN, Oklahoma — Yul Moldauer has been part of some big events. He enters his senior year at Oklahoma with seven individual NCAA titles, which is tied for most in college gymnastics history, and three national championships. He has also medaled at the USA Championships and the World Championships.