All you need to know: 2013 P&G USA Championships

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This weekend brings us the 2013 edition of the USA Championships, the P & G Championships, formally known as Visa’s. Schedule Wednesday 14th August Podium Training for all WAG Juniors 9am – 11.30am WAG Seniors 11.30am – 2pm MAG Juniors […]

Hello, Cuba?


At this week’s Pan American Apparatus Championships, Cuba made itself known. Out of a total of 30 medals for the taking, Cuba left San Juan with 2 bronze, 3 gold and 1 silver medal between the MAG and WAG competitions. […]

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games tickets


Ticket information for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow went live today. The Cost Tickets for all sports will start at just £15 with two-thirds of all tickets on sale for £25 or less. There will be half-price tickets for […]

Results & Videos: Pan Am Championships 2013 Day 2


WAG Vault Dovelis Torres (CUB) 14.675 VT1 VT2 Leticia Costa (BRA) 13.962 VT1 VT2 Sandra Collantes (PER) 13.925 VT1 VT2 Elid Hellwing Burgos (ECU) 13.712 VT1 VT2 Ayelen Tarabini (ARG) 13.625 VT1 VT2 Martina Castro (CHI) 13.550 VT1 VT2 Nicolle Vazquez (PUR) 13.137 VT1 VT2 Yamilet […]

Results & Videos: Pan Am Championships 2013 Day 1


WAG Beam Ana Sofia Gomez Porras (GUA)14.350 Jessica Lopez (VEN) 14.075 Dovelis Torres (CUB) 13.175 Daniele Hypolito (BRA) 13.150 Victoria Moors (CAN) 12.750 Karla Retiz Hernandez (MEX) 12.725 Valeria Pereyra (ARG) 12.275 Jordan Douglas (CAN) 11.600 Floor Daniele Hypolito (BRA) […]

Hannah Whelan & Rebecca Tunney train in Ireland


Gymnastics Ireland held a WAG Training Camp from Thursday July 25th to Sunday July 28th for gymnasts and coaches in Ireland. The event, organised by Performance and Technical Manager Sally Filmer boasted over 50 gymnasts who  trained alongside two time Olympian Hannah […]

Olympic Difficulty Part 2: Uneven Bars


Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson continues her “Olympic Difficulty” series, comparing gold-medal winning routines of the past to those from more recent years. Read Part one here. Olympic routines on uneven bars haven’t changed a lot over the years. […]

Beth Tweddle announces retirement


Today marks a year to the day that Beth Tweddle won her Olympic bronze medal on the Uneven Bars. The three time Olympian has called time on her career, announcing her official retirement from the sport today. Career highlights ·   […]

Kieran Behan – on the road to Rio 2016


The Irish media and press have been a flutter over the last few days with the news that BT Ireland have renewed their sponsorship of London 2012 Olympian Kieran Behan. Back in April of 2012 BT announced their sponsorship for Kieran. In […]

Recap of the 2013 Secret U.S. Classic


Anna Rose Johnson recaps the Secret U.S. Classic.   The Secret U.S. Classic was truly an enjoyable competition, with many beautiful routines. I think that one of the best parts of this meet was the thought that perhaps all five future […]

Impressions from the Secret U.S. Classic Podium Training


Anna Rose Johnson makes some observations about the Secret US Classic podium training today. Podium training at the Secret U.S. Classic concluded at 1:00 p.m. after running since 8:30 this morning. I watched a good portion of it, and I […]

Cruciate injuries in gymnasts – What’s the problem?

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May and April saw the announcement of 2 more ACL tears in the gymnastics world (Gabby Jupp and Nadine Jarosch). Every time this happens, the gymnastics world begins to question why they are so common in our sport.  We spoke […]

Whelan & Tunney set for Ireland


This weekend, Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th July, Ireland will welcome two time Olympian Hannah Whelan and London 2012 Olympian Rebecca Tunney to a WAG Summer Camp in Galway. Joining the Olympians will be their City of Liverpool coach Claire […]

All you need to know: 2013 Secret US Classic


The Sears Centre arena, Illinois will place host to the 2013 edition of the Secret US Classic competition on Saturday July 27th. Timing and Schedule Junior Women’s Session – 1pm Senior Women’s Session – 6pm In term’s of timing for […]

Olympic Difficulty Part 1: Vault


Over the next few weeks, Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson will be writing a series of “Olympic Difficulty” articles, comparing gold-medal winning routines of the past to those from more recent years. Take it away Anna! I’ll begin with […]

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