Kenzo – Jaeger full

Kenzo Shirai trains the all-around. He does. :-)

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In the Code that’s called “Winkler – Pogorelev“, a 1/1 from el-grip.

Daniel Winkler actually competed it earlier in the 1981 World Championships than Alexander Pogorelov, so it tends to be called the Winkler.

via Nico on GymFever2012

Hannah Whelan retires

She plans to coach.

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.

Competing at both the Beijing and London Olympic Games, Hannah has been a consistent and committed member of the GBR gymnastics team playing a leading role in the increased success of the women’s squad …

British Gymnastics

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“Thanks to my fans”

Oklahoma Men – By the Numbers

Yes we all know that NCAA MAG scores are a little on the generous side. Nobody pretends these routines would be scored the same at Worlds.

On the other hand, this was one extremely good athletic performance. One these guys will never forget.

The No. 1 ranked OU men’s gymnastics team posted a team score on Saturday evening inside McCasland Field House that many who closely cover the sport deemed unreachable.

When people saw the final score of 456.400 come across their social media feeds, countless double takes and questions ensued about how such a mark was even possible. Here are the ingredients that made up the unforgettable evening. …


By the Numbers: A Record Performance

Gymnastics coach Natalia Laschenova

Do you remember Natalia?

She is an Olympic Gold medalist with the Soviet Team from Seoul 1988. Second AA at the 1989 Worlds.

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Since 1999 Natasha’s been coaching in the USA, producing a number of College scholarship gymnasts. Those include her daughter Sasha Tsikhanovich.

But the family has had immigration problems in the States.

They would consider moving to Canada or elsewhere. She has letters of reference from Nellie Kim, Marta Karolyi, Kathy Kelly, Svetlana Boginskaya, Yevgeny Marchenko, Elena Piskun. And more.

If you are looking for a great coach, email sportsmen66 (a) to get her details.

Conquering Fear (1996) by Scott Moore

Scott Moore, who was one of the first African-Americans to compete in gymnastics at University of Michigan in the 1980s, wrote a book about conquering fear.

… the boys program director and girls option vault coach at GTC Gymnastics in Rochester Hills, Mich. …

“When I won my two Big Ten titles I was the only African American in the Big Ten competing [in] gymnastics at that time,” said Moore.

When Moore represented Team USA at the 1987 World Cup in sports acrobatics, he was the only African-American tumbler competing. …

Moore inspires others to conquer fear

The only way to buy the book is directly from Scott – stmoore357 (a)

Nastia & Carly – Forever In My Mind

Chris Saccullo:

If you’re going to the 2015 WOGA Classic you’ll will see this played in the arena between rotations …

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historic Gymnastics meets on YouTube.

Someone went to a lot of time and trouble to upload over 100 major meets.

For example, here’s a well edited version of the 1991 Indianapolis Worlds WAG Apparatus Final.

One of the first gymnasts shown is Oksana Chusovitina, winning Silver on Vault. She’s competed 6 Olympics since then. And hopes to qualify to Rio to compete in her 40s.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. (45min)

Who took the Gold on Vault in 1991?

Miller? Ónodi? Boginskaya? Zmeskal?

Or someone else? :-)

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