Highlights of the 2015 International Gymnix

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While the American Cup was undoubtedly the big highlight of the weekend, Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson was keeping an eye on the International Gymnix is a prestigious annual competition held in Canada that often showcases some of the […]

Euros 2015: Russia names delegation

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Following the Russian National Championships last week, the gymnasts representing Russia at the upcoming European Championships in Montpellier have provisionally been announced. The 2015 Europeans Championships is an Individual Apparatus and All Around competition only – no team competition will take […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 15

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Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with some elite, Level 10, and NCAA gymnasts to discuss their training, future goals, and more. Oksana Chusovitina, Alexandra Cucich, Lydia Davis, Melissa Doucette, Sasa Golob, Kaitlyn Hofland, Laura Mitchell, Lauren […]

Simone Biles 16.000 Floor: American Cup 2015

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Simone Biles wowed the crowd at the American Cup today with her floor routine. Biles has upped her start value since the 2014 World Championships where it was 6.400 to a huge 6.800. Her passes included a double layout full, […]

Results: American Cup 2015

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Simone Biles powered ahead in the first rotation on Vault to earn the 2015 American Cup title followed by team mate MyKayla Skinner and a somewhat surprise third place ranking for Italy’s Erika Fasana. Biles captured her first American Cup […]

Jordyn Wieber confirms retirement

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London 2012 Olympic medallist Jordyn Wieber confirmed her retirement from the sport of gymnastics this weekend, having confirmed in December that she would not try to make the USA team for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Jordyn writes in The […]

Where has McKayla Maroney been?

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Over the last couple of months, double Olympic medallist McKayla Maroney who normally would be quite active on social media has not been so. The 19 year old has posted some cryptic tweets over the last while, spurring on the […]

Nastia Liukin Cup 2015 Interview

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Via Michelle Weaver from GK Elite: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “You Can’t Quit on a Bad Day” READING, Pennsylvania (March 6, 2015) – GK Elite Sportswear, the world’s leading supplier of gymnastics apparel, is proud to have partnered with 2008 Olympic […]

10 Minutes with: Elise Ray (USA)

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Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson caught up with USA’s Elise Ray to discuss her coaching, favorite memories, and more! Elise Ray was a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic women’s bronze-medal winning team in Sydney. At those Games, Elise […]

Notes on the 2015 AT&T American Cup WAG Podium Training

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Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson took notes on the skills shown in podium training for the AT&T American Cup on March 5, 2015. 10:30 AM: Warm-ups have begun at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas! 10:57: Ellie Black (CAN) […]

WAG Results: 2015 Welsh Championships

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WAG Senior Competition All Around – full results here Raer Theaker 50.982 Rebecca Moore 48.650 Floor – full results here Raer Theaker 13.100 Rebecca Moore 12.950 Vault – full results here Raer Theaker 14.166 Rebecca Moore 12.500 Bars – full […]

WAG Results: 6th Austrian Team Open 2015

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The 6th edition of the Austrian Team Open took place today.   WAG Austrian National results All Around – full results here Lisa Ecker 50.850 Elisa Hammerle 49.450 Hanna Grosch 48.400 Team Results – full results here Turnerinnen TIROL 147.625 […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 14

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Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with some elite, Level 10, and NCAA gymnasts to discuss their training, future goals, and more. Christina Desiderio, Gianna Gerdes, Taylor Graham, Georgina Hockenhull, Taylor Keough, Erin Jauch, Jasmine Johnson, Jenny […]

Hannah Whelan announces retirement

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Via British Gymnastics: Double-Olympian Hannah Whelan has announced her retirement from elite gymnastics bringing to an end an illustrious career that made her one of Britain’s greatest women’s artistic gymnasts. On the decision Hannah said: “I know I’m now ready […]

Australians for Trofeo di Citta Jesolo 2015

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Gymnastics Australia has announced the official team competing at the 2015 edition of the Trofeo di Citta Jesolo, which takes place March 25th – 29th. Seniors The experienced Emily Little will head up the team. She has  some good international experience […]

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