Aly Raisman – Millennium magazine

Great interview.

… Aly is 21 and still kickin’ it, vying for a coveted spot on the 2016 Olympic team. After spending time in Los Angeles, competing on ABC TV’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’, Aly is currently training in Burlington, Massachusetts at Brestyan’s, her hometown gym.

… she’s not guaranteed a spot for the 2016 Olympics because this is determined after Olympic Trials, which will be held in San Jose this summer. (Next year, five athletes will make the 2016 U.S. women’s gymnastics team. There is one automatic bid–whoever wins Olympic Trials—and the other four members are selected by the coaches.)

… day her sponsors include Reebok, GK Elite, Walden Behavioral Care and Revision Skincare …



Sports Illustrated 2015 Sports(man) of the Year

Vote Simone.

Meet the 2015 SI Sportsman of the Year candidates

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No doubt you are offended by the tired SI bias towards Sports(man) … especially because one horse was nominated this year. :-)

Gabby’s Quest

Inside Gymnastics cover girl.

To get selected for Rio consistency will be critical. Despite the one Beam fall, Gabby looked very, very consistent to me.

I saw some of Grace Chiu’s best Worlds photos in Glasgow. Inside Gymnastics’ special edition is going to be spectacular.

World Championships issue

Inside Gymnastics covergirl


Gabby on Inside Gymnastics

Sam on Inside Gymnastics

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Aly Raisman – ESPN Body Issue

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman spoke with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue and how much work goes into a one-and-a-half minute routine. …

I’ve never had an eating disorder, and I’m proud of that. I think gymnastics in the past had a bad reputation for that, but it’s not an issue anymore. I’ve never seen an issue among the girls on the national team.

I think imperfection is beauty. Instead of being insecure about my muscles, I’ve learned to love them. I don’t even think of it as a flaw anymore because it’s made me into the athlete that I am. …

Aly Raisman: ‘Everything I put into my body is for gymnastics’

Click through to watch the video interview.


World of Gymnastics magazine


The June 2015 edition of the FIG publication is online.