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’
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The June 2015 edition of the FIG publication is online.
Gators and Sooners
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Welcome to My World is a brand new scripted web series where the worlds of gymnastics, cheerleading and dance collide. From the teams behind Inside Cheerleading, Inside Gymnastics and Inside Dance magazines in association with Los Angeles based Vandervort Entertainment, the series will be jam-packed with action, comedy, drama and some amazing acrobatic and dance performances.
What We Need
For Season One, we have an operating budget and fundraising goal of $30,000 to produce a quality series with great entertainment value. …
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For a $1000 investment you can FaceTime Paul Ruggeri or Courtney Kupets. Or spend a day on the set in L.A.
Sounds like FUN. I’d definitely watch this series.
Chris Korotky, President of Inside Publications, will serve as Executive Producer. $30,000 is a realistic target year 1 budget. Korotky is the best man I can think of to connect the worlds of Dance, Cheer and Gymnastics. (Think of the dramatic script possibilities.)
I predict this one will happen.