McKayla Maroney offers up frank & honest interview with GymCastic


GymCastic had been hinting at an interesting interview coming our way this month, it’s finally here. Today they released an very open, honest and frank interview with London 2012 Olympic Champion McKayla Maroney. The 20 year old, who is no […]

Kyla Ross (USA) announces retirement


In a shock to many, USA London 2012 Olympic team member Kyla Ross announced her retirement from elite gymnastics online today. The 19 year old will not be vying for a spot on the USA’s Rio 2016 Olympic team. Dear […]

Gabby Douglas – “ready for Rio”


With 217 days to go until the 2016 Olympic Games kicks off, Gabby Douglas is feeling ready: (Via USAG)

Felicia Hano’s Journey—Part 6


By Anna Rose Johnson Since September 2014, Full Twist has been following the journey of U.S. senior national team member Felicia Hano. Anna Rose Johnson recently spoke with the popular U.S. gymnast to discuss her training status. Currently, Felicia is […]

Glasgow World Cup 2016 competitors announced


British Gymnastics announced the names of those scheduled to compete in the upcoming Glasgow World Cup which takes place on 12th March at the Emirates Arena. The event is the second of three events in the FIG 2015/16 Cup Series following […]

Irish Institute of Sport & National Gymnastics training centre

On January 7th, the Irish Institute of Sport opened it’s doors to representatives of various sports National Governing Bodies, the Minister for Sport, Transport and Tourism Pascal Donohue and the media to view the new facility. At a cost of […]

American Cup 2016 competitors announced


In a month where the gym world continues to be quiet, great excitement came today as USA Gymnastics announced the line up for the 2016 edition of the American Cup. While the line up is great, banking on previous years, […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 25

London Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Women

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. Vanessa Ferrari, Claudia Fragapane, Maddie Karr, Kylie Koeppen, Lizzy LeDuc, Debora Reis, Veronica Wagner, and […]

USA names American Cup 2016 representatives


On December 17th USA Gymnastics released the names of the gymnasts representing the United States at the AT & T American Cup. The annual event takes places on March 5th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. World 2015 […]

Elite and NCAA Gymnast Training Updates—Part 24


While we’ve been having some down time since an amazing week at the World Championships (and also extremely busy) Full Twist contributor Anna Rose Johnson recently caught up with some elite, Level 10, and NCAA gymnasts to discuss their training, future […]

GK Signs Simone Biles as Newest Endorsed Athlete


Via Press Release from GK: READING, Pennsylvania (November 23, 2015) – GK Elite Sportswear, L.P., the world’s leading supplier of gymnastics apparel, is pleased to announce that Simone Biles will join their list of official endorsed athletes. At just 18 […]

Simone Biles for Nike


Earlier this year three time All Around World Champion Simone Biles announced that she would be turning professional, forfeiting her NCAA eligibility. Today Simone confirmed that she has joined fellow gymnasts Shawn Johnson and Gabby Douglas and signed up to […]

Rio 2016: Williams for Test Event


Trinidad and Tobago were lucky to capture a WAG Test Event slot. Both Thelma Williams and Marisa Dick competed for TTO, placing 59th and 77th respectively. The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Council have confirmed that Thelma Williams, coached by John […]

Results: Arthur Gander Memorial 2015


Results from the 2015 edition of the Arthur Gander Memorial competition. Full results can be found here. WAG competed  3 apparatus, MAG competed 4. Larisa Iordache ROU 43.500 (VT 14.9 / BB 14.050 / FX 14.55) Pauline Schaefer GER 41.500 […]

Dutch gymnasts on a high


Following on from a successful World Championships where the Dutch woman became the first ever WAG team to qualify directly to an Olympic Games and Sanne Wevers took home a medal on beam, the gymnasts flew home today, on a […]

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