On-Site coverage of the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland!
Analyzing The Elites - Bars, The Combo Queens
Dec 26, 2015In this edition of Analyzing the Elites, we are heading over to the bars and taking a look at some incredible low-to-high and high-to-low combinations. These combos include several hugely difficult skills that would be impressive on their own, but the athletes connect them for big bonus and a lovely look.
Trinidad & Tobago's Thema Williams- Reaching For Rio From Michigan
Dec 7, 2015Thema Williams is an international elite gymnast from Trinidad and Tobago who came to the USA in 2013 to train at Twistars with distinguished coach John Geddert. In 2011, Williams made history by becoming the first female gymnast to represent Trinidad and Tobago at a World Championships, and now she is looking to be the first to represent her country at the Olympics.
Beautiful Gymnastics: The Netherlands Team
Dec 5, 2015There are loads of reasons for why gymnastics is such a fun sport to watch. Tough and seemingly impossible skills, high-flying tumbling and, let’s be honest, pretty leotards, are just a few. But aside from these reasons, nothing makes gymnastics more enjoyable to watch than when a gymnast performs with gorgeous artistry. These gymnasts truly feel their floor music as they’re performing, they look like ballerinas up on the beam, they perform unique elements to show off their flexibility, and their leaps and turns are not treated as requirements to be fulfilled in a routine.
Houry Gebeshian: 2015 World Championships Q&A Follow-Up
Nov 18, 201526-year-old Iowa alum Houry Gebeshian competed at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland as an individual competitor for Armenia. After taking an early fall on beam, she came back and showed three very solid sets to score a 51.965. That landed her in 68th place out of the individual competitors, which was enough to qualify for the Rio test event, which was her main goal for Worlds. Success. But, Worlds is only the first stop on GebeshianÂ’s incredible journey back to gymnastics, as her eyes are laser-focused on a ticket to Rio 2016.
Lovely Leos From The 2015 World Championships
Nov 12, 2015The 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland brought together not only the finest gymnasts in the world, but also some of the most spectacular leotards. From intricate rhinestone designs to classic country flag tributes, many of the lovely leos enhanced the display of artistry we saw on the competition floor. Here are some of our favorites, and make sure to vote for your personal favorite below!
They Said It: Top 10 Worlds Interviews Not To Miss
Nov 10, 2015Lots of incredible gymnastics was performed at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, and the athletes had a lot to say after doing what they love on the biggest stage in the world. Check out some of our favorite interviews below to hear about the highs, the lows, and everything in between.
Shang Chunsong: Unlikely Hero Inspires Gymnastics World
Nov 9, 2015
USA's Magnificent Medal-Winning Event Finals Routines
Nov 5, 2015The USA men's and women's teams left the the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland with seven event finals medals for truly tremendous performances. Below are the routines of the medalists as well as our analysis on what made their routines podium-worthy.
Day 14: Both Golds Go To Biles, U.S. Men Land On Podium
Nov 1, 2015
Day 13: 4-Way Tie For Gold, Individuals Qualify For Rio, Event Champions Named
Oct 31, 2015