crazy strong female acrobats

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Some of the best stuff there comes from street-workout.com. Check out their videos. Playground acrobats from Switzerland.

FIG music seminar for Academy experts

… the FIG Academy Programme hosted a three-day music seminar for a selection of those experts who teach artistry, choreography and music at FIG Academies. This was an attempt to assure that experts from all disciplines that use music have a common understanding of music and will teach common lectures in Levels 1 and 2 of the Academy programme in the same way. …

In attendance were Jorge Méndez of Spain and Úrsula Martins of Portugal for Acrobatic Gymnastics; Tammy Johnson of South Africa, Olga Kyselovi?ová of Slovakia, Irma Santibáñez of Chile and Valerie Grandjean of France for Aerobic Gymnastics; Katja Kleinveldt of Germany and Marta Bobo of Spain for Rhythmic Gymnastics; Stacey Umeh of Australia, Lilia Ortiz Lòpez of Mexico and Mónica Calabró of Argentina for Women’s Artistic Gymnastics and they were joined by Australian federation funded Lisa Bradley. …

Music seminar for Academy experts makes FIG history

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Pan-Am Games – inexpensive?

Visitors will find some good prices in Toronto this summer.

… take advantage of a Canadian dollar that as of Wednesday slipped below 80 cents U.S. for the first time in six years?

Could Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games benefit from US tourism with low Canadian dollar?

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Make sure you’ve got your tickets to the top events in Toronto before they’re gone …

Pan Am Games Tickets

Canada top 12 in Rio

Canada’s goal is to finish in the top 12 of the overall medal standings at the Rio Olympics, its Olympic Committee president said Wednesday, which would be its best finish in 20 years. …

Olympic Talk

Trampoline is one of Canada’s best Olympic sports. WAG finished 5th in London, a best ever performance. With a lot of depth in the run up to Worlds 2015 and (if needed) Olympic Test Meet 2016, I’d say WAG has a good shot at qualifying as a Team.

Canadian gymnasts at Gymnix
Canadian gymnasts at Gymnix

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TheWorldGames2017.com

An early version of the official website is live at

theworldgames2017.com/en

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Learn all about TWG 2017 Wroclaw

World Games are the Olympics for non-Olympic sports.

2021 Games are scheduled for Birmingham, Alabama

68 coaches at New Zealand Academies

January 23-30, 2015

The New Zealand Gymnastics Federation also known as GymSports New Zealand hosted an FIG Academy for the first time and did so with extraordinary courage. It chose to host simultaneous Level 2 Academies for four disciplines – Trampoline-, Rhythmic-, Women’s Artistic-, and Men’s Artistic Gymnastics. …

A record number of sixty-eight coaches from nine federations attended but most of them live and coach in New Zealand or Australia. Seven experts from five federations presented the various lectures to the three disciplines with Keith Russell (CAN), the President of the FIG Scientific Commission, serving as overall course leader and teaching the theory lectures for all. …

New Zealand simultaneously hosts three FIG Academies

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Silvia Miteva & Paul Ruggeri

Sylvia Miteva is a retired Rhythmic gymnast from Bulgaria.

Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular

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1/1-in for Paul. That mat doesn’t look like it has a Tumbl Trak Air Foor under it, as was used in the Olympic tour.

(via @intlgymnast)