Video: Bretschneider shows off H skill in Stuttgart

Germany’s Andreas Bretschneider debuted his new signature skill – double twisting kovacs –  on high bar this weekend at the DTB Pokal Team Challenge. The skill was recently confirmed as a H skill by the FIG. Image via DTB on […]

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Azerbaijan: Rising to the Challenge

Azerbaijan is currently one of the fastest-moving nations in gymnastics. In the past, the program was primarily known for rhythmic gymnastics, but has been recently recruiting gymnasts of


Competitors confirmed for Glasgow World Cup 2014

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


#Blackmark – Doping destroys sports

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


Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 7

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,


“Tumble”, tumbles

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


Nadia on fame, Karolyi’s and defecting

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


Shifting Teams: The Ongoing Quest for Rio

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


Georgia Bonora tribute 2014

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


Livchikova retires

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


Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 5

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. Wynter Childers, Jaylene Gilstrap,


Sweden’s Veronica Wagner

Text via International Gymnast: Ten years after her Olympic debut, Sweden's Veronica Wagner is back in pursuit of success as she prepares for the world championships in Nanning. Wagner competed


Just for Fun: “Ultimate” AA Totals from Nanning

By Anna Rose Johnson Just for fun, I have a list of the top 9 qualifiers to the women’s World all-around final. I took the best scores each gymnast


Worlds 2014: Whitlock to replace Wilson in AA

Max Whitlock was predicted to be the one to challenge Kohei Uchimura for the All Around title at this years World Championships. Due to the 2 per country


Worlds 2014: Previewing Russia and USA’s Qualifications

Tonight, at 9:00 PM Eastern time, Russia will begin its women’s qualification round at Worlds. I will be glued to my computer screen watching the action unfold! I’ve

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