Seems that made-for-TV-movie project is moving forward:
Casing call from Alchemy of Acting in Atlanta, Georgia:
Call: (310) 244-3720 office
CASTING: GABBY: 8 to SMALL 12yr Old.FEMALE, African American,
VERY Petite, Great Smile, Great Eyes, Gymnastic & Dance Ability a
PLUS! Takes Direction Well GABBY:13-16 yrs old (VERY PETITE) FEMALE, African American, Very Petite (No taller than 5′ 2′)
Gymnastic & Dance Ability Important and a Plus, Great Smile,
Great Eyes. Great Acting Ability
The movie starts shooting September 9th all the way through the end of October
“Beyond the Routine” gymnastics documentary series with Chow’s Gymnastics will premiere July 23 on Gymnastike! …
Coach Liang Chow produced back-to-back Olympic gold medalists Shawn Johnson and Gabby Douglas. Now, coach Chow has even more talent training for 2016 Olympic Gold: Norah Flatley, Alexis Vasquez, and Rachel Gowey.
This week, University of North Carolina gymnast, actress and stunt woman, Maddy Curley–who played Mina in Stick It–joins us to talk about the next great gymnastics movie!
Maddy and her writing partner, UNC gymnast Brooke Buffington, tell us all about: writing the script for Chalk It Up, what it was like to be in Stick It, intimidating male co-stars, advice for adult gymnasts, realism and pet-peeves in gymnastics movies, what it takes to get a movie made, and how Maddy managed studying theater and performing in plays all while competing in college. …
Yvette — like so many other gymnasts — injured ACL on competition Beam mats, despite not making a major error on landing.
After recovery, she later injured the other knee. On Beam dismount.
Savona injured both knees similarly. And came back.
Yvette will do the same.
Can FIG competition mats be improved?
The road to success in gymnastics is brutal, very brutal. Thirty hours of training each week, not being able to go on nights out, always on a diet, and barely any holidays. All this for one goal; your own success.