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MyKayla Skinner is an elite gymnast from Gilbert, Arizona, who trains at Desert Lights Gymnastics.

  1. Women's Preview: What To Watch For At 2021 Winter Cup

    Women's Preview: What To Watch For At 2021 Winter Cup

    Feb 22, 2021

    The 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.

  2. MyKayla Skinner Hospitalized With Pneumonia, Lingering Effects Of COVID-19

    MyKayla Skinner Hospitalized With Pneumonia, Lingering Effects Of COVID-19

    Jan 5, 2021

    MyKayla Skinner is hospitalized with pneumonia after suffering some lingering effects of COVID-19. Skinner posted the news on her Instagram story. The two-time World Champion and NCAA Champion is competing for a spot on the 2021 US Olympic Women's Artistic Gymnastics team.

  3. Worlds Watch: Gymnasts Bring Power & Performance On Floor

    Worlds Watch: Gymnasts Bring Power & Performance On Floor

    Oct 3, 2019

    The 2019 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships are about to begin, and we're previewing the competition on each women's apparatus. Last, but most definitely not least, is floor, where Simone Biles is setting the bar even higher.

  4. Pac-12 Gymnastics Preview: Individuals To Watch

    Pac-12 Gymnastics Preview: Individuals To Watch

    Jan 3, 2019

    UCLA 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.

  5. Led By Hunter Dula, Utah Adds Top JO Talent For 2019 NCAA Gymnastics Season

    Led By Hunter Dula, Utah Adds Top JO Talent For 2019 NCAA Gymnastics Season

    Sep 24, 2018

    Now that first official practices are underway at many schools, we’re continuing our series on the new additions to NCAA gymnastics team rosters, highlighting the Utah Utes today. Similar to LSU, the team have only lost two key competitors to graduations, Tiffani Lewis and Maddy Stover. Lewis was an important competitor for the team on vault, bars, and floor, while Stover was one of the team’s top beam workers. 

  6. Most Difficulty In The 2018 NCAA Super Six: Vault Edition

    Most Difficulty In The 2018 NCAA Super Six: Vault Edition

    May 29, 2018

    In our fourth and final installment on the most difficulty in the 2018 NCAA Super Six, we are taking a look at vault. Specifically, we're analyzing which teams had the most 10.0 start value vaults. In 2016, the Yurchenko full was devalued to a 9.95 start value, and many teams since then have reacted by upping the difficulty of the vaults their gymnasts compete. We have seen more Yurchenko 1.5s and even Yurchenko doubles.