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2007 training camp interview with ... gymnast Yewki Tomita

This article appeared in the Arizona Daily Star in January 2007.

Japanese training re-energizes Tomita

By Ed Odeven

TOKYO — No one would ever accuse Yewki Tomita of being a slacker. 793 more words


I Got the Medal, but He got the First Hug.

When I competed in the 1992 Olympics we had a team of six members. There was me, Shannon Miller, Kim Zmeskal, Betty Okino, Dominique Dawes, and Kerri Strug. 1,092 more words

Mental Toughness

Bee-fearing gymnastics champ won't go as bee for Halloween

Sad. It would have been perfect.

Simone Biles has had enough of bees this year, thank you.

Dressing as a bee for Halloween would be the perfect costume – and might just break the Internet – … 156 more words


USA Women's Gymnastics Team Wins World Championship Gold

Despite a couple of minor hiccups, the US women were powerful enough to capture the World Championship title recently contested in China.  Led by defending all-around champion and two-time national champion… 294 more words