Baku 2015 European Games unveils official mascots

Jeyran and Nar

Another morning, another email from the Baku 2015 European Games. Today they unveiled their mascots, Jayran and Nar. Via press release:   Inspired by Azerbaijani nature and heritage, Jeyran the Gazelle and Nar the Pomegranate reflect both the country’s proud […]

Results: Austrian National Championships 2014

ecker_lisa_2

Lisa Ecker and Lukas Kranzlmuller took the Elite All Around titles this weekend at the Austrian National Championships. The complete results can be found here. Elite WAG – full results here Lisa Ecker 53.850 Elisa Hammerle 53.150 Jessica Stabinger 51.300 […]

Competitors confirmed for Glasgow World Cup 2014

20th+Commonwealth+Games+Artistic+Gymnastics+ItAoui37c5gl

This morning British Gymnastics announced the line up for the upcoming Glasgow World Cup on December 6th. WAG Vanessa Ferrari (ITA) Erika Fasana (ITA) Rebecca Tunney (GBR) Ellie Black (CAN) Larisa Iordache (ROU) Mai Murakami (JPN) Ana Maria Ocolisan (ROU) […]

#Blackmark – Doping destroys sports

doping

Today the Irish Sports Council launched its new Anti Doping awareness campaign, #BlackMark. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the Anti Doping programme and promote the message of clean sport.  As part of the campaign the following video was produced […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 7

Rebecca+Downie+Artistic+Gymnastics+World+Championships+pxyeohtkMHBl

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. Alexa Al-Hameed, Becky Downie, Ida Gustafsson, Jessica Howe, Morgan Hurd, Esther Kiseleva, Charlotte Kwong Hing, […]

“Tumble”, tumbles

BumV9s8CEAEb2PB

BBC’s pilot gymnastics reality TV show “Tumble” has bitten the dust. Whilst the main stream promotion of the sport of gymnastics that arose from the shows airing was excellent, the show never really took off. It appeared to capture the […]

Nadia on fame, Karolyi’s and defecting

nadiacomaneci

A great interview with Nadia.  Watch it below or by clicking here.

Amanda Borden: “It seems like a completely different sport”

amanda-borden

Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with Amanda Borden-Cochran to talk about how gymnastics has changed since the 1990s. Along with Shannon Miller and Dominique Moceanu, who Anna previously interviewed, Amanda Borden was a member of the […]

10 Minutes with: Shawn Johnson (USA)

Shawn+Johnson+NikeFuel+Forum+Held+NYC+z81IXPYnVksl

  Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with Shawn Johnson to discuss what she’s been up to, her favorite competition memories, and what she would change about gymnastics. Shawn Johnson is the 2008 Olympic Champion on balance […]

10 minutes with: John Geddert (USA)

bilde (4)

Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with John Geddert to discuss his favorite coaching memories, the Code of Points, and his up-and-coming gymnasts. John Geddert is one of the top coaches in the United States. The head […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 6

Theaker_raer_2013_glasgow_world_cup

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. Silvia Colussi-Pelaez, Chelsea Davis, Sidney Dukes, Hannah Hunt, Madeline Gardiner, Melissa Ginaldi, Emily Loughery, Ashley […]

Results & Videos: Swiss Cup 2014

screen-shot-2014-10-19-at-7-38-59-pm

The annual Swiss Cup competition took place today in Zurich. Gymnasts competed in mixed team pairs where the gymnasts selected what apparatus they would like to compete on. 10 teams compete and are narrowed down to 4 by prelims, a […]

Shifting Teams: The Ongoing Quest for Rio

10339750_10152044160057168_6476675453273985049_n

Article by Anna Rose Johnson. The World Championships in Nanning were a spectacular finish to the 2014 season. We certainly saw some awe-inspiring routines! I decided to take a look at the top six women’s teams and analyze their situations […]

Georgia Bonora tribute 2014

146611990

It was announced back in February that two time Australian Olympian Georgia Bonora was set to retire. From our post back then: The 23 year old first represented Australia in the Olympics in Beijing in 2008. Here she placed 18th […]

Livchikova retires

66494_202472713226042_199218280_n

Via Alan Owen web editor of the website of Ukraine’s hope of the future Maria Livchikova: Masha has officially decided to retire from gymnastics. She will now be focusing on her studies to become a coach at the National University […]

Powered by WordPress | Deadline Theme : An AWESEM design

  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • YouTube