Joscelyn Roberson: A Pint Sized Gymnast With A Big Personality
Jun 17, 2021Standing at only four feet eight inches tall, fifteen-year-old Joscelyn Roberson is a small girl with big dreams and incredibly powerful gymnastics from Texarkana, Texas. She attends North East Texas Elite Gymnastics, where she’s trained since she was five years old.
Simone Biles, Katelyn Jong Top Day 1 Of 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Jun 5, 2021FORT WORTH, Texas, June 4, 2021 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre will take a full two-point lead into day two of the senior women’s all-around competition at the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships. The six-time U.S. national champion posted a 59.550 Friday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, outpacing her 2019 World Championships all-around total by more than half of a point. Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center (57.350) and Jordan Chiles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Center (56.900) were second and third, respectively.
Katelyn Jong Earns 2021 GK U.S. Classic Junior All-Around Title
May 22, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2021 – Junior gymnast Katelyn Jong of Allen Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics dominated the competition Friday night in Indianapolis, cruising to a three-point all-around victory and three event titles at the 2021 GK U.S. Classic. Kailin Chio of Henderson, Nev./Gymcats Gymnastics (51.750) edged Gabriella Van Frayen of Lewis Center, Ohio/Gym X-Treme (51.700) to finish in second.
What To Watch For At The 2021 GK U.S. Classic
May 17, 2021The GK U.S. Classic is the kickoff event for the 2021 summer Olympic season. The event set for Saturday, May 22, is the first in the home stretch for the top female gymnasts leading up to the trials. The meet also serves as the final opportunity for female gymnasts to qualify for the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, held June 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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.
Jordan Chiles Sweeps Winter Cup; Laurie Hernandez Shines In Comeback
Mar 1, 2021The Winter Cup is known for being somewhat of a pre-season competition, where we expect to see many falls in past years when there was only a men’s competition. The women showed up to the weekend and left that reputation in the dust - though there were of course mistakes after not having any elite competitions in nearly a year, many gymnasts surprised us with new skills, huge routines, and big smiles for being back on the competition floor after so long.
Chiles & Parker Claim 2021 Winter Cup Senior & Junior All-Around Titles
Feb 28, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, February 28, 2021 – Jordan Chiles’ all-around score of 57.050 topped the senior women’s field at the 2021 Winter Cup held over the weekend at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Thirteen-year-old Ella Kate Parker of West Monroe, La./Cincinnati Gymnastics secured the junior women’s all-around title with a 52.350.