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SPASH Gymnastics Begins 2016-17 Season with Eyes Set on State

Last season, the SPASH varsity gymnastics team concluded its season by competing at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association state gymnastics championships for a third consecutive year. 89 more words

Competitive Gymnastics

Relive the thrilling moment Laurie Hernandez won 'Dancing with the Stars'

Laurie Hernandez just added one giant shiny trophy to an already-bling-filled 2016.

The 16-year-old Olympic gymnast took home the Dancing with the Stars title with partner Val Chmerkovsky on Tuesday and her reaction was priceless: 389 more words

Olympics

The Silent Shame Part 2: Why Would / How Could Leaders of USA Gymnastics Stay Silent in the Face of Sexual Abuse Allegations?

Thanks to The Indianapolis Star, we now know that leaders in USA Gymnastics, the governing body for gymnastics in America, were aware of coaches who sexually abused female gymnasts over the past two decades at least, many of whom were under-aged. 583 more words

Rio Olympics

The Silent Shame Part 1: USA Gymnastics Ignored Sexual Abuse Allegations

We were shocked to learn in 2002 of the cases of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, and that Church leaders dealt with the situation by rotating abusers to new parishes without explanation. 504 more words

Rio Olympics

2017 USA Gymnastics to Be Held in Milwaukee

2017 USA Gymnastics was announced to be hosted by Milwaukee next year, particularly at the Wisconsin Center and BMO Harris Bradley Center. 297 more words

Gymnastics For Kids

Elite Gym Massilia 2016

This past weekend was once again time for one of the most attended meets of the late season, Elite Gym Massilia in Marseille, France. Both Senior and Junior gymnasts came together to represent their countries and their home clubs, preparing for a new season that keeps getting closer and closer. 1,461 more words

Gymnastics

When Injuries Turn Out to Be Blessings in Disguise

When I hung up my grips and retired from gymnastics in 2012, I can honestly say I ended my gymnastics career surrounded by teammates turned family who showered me and the rest of my high school team with love and support . 1,886 more words

Competitive Gymnastics