what are the Aurora Games?

Katelyn Ohashi is the only gymnast (so far) named for the Aurora Games in Albany NY in August.

… but what are the Aurora Games?

It’s a women’s celebrity event where the Americas compete against the World.

Teams will earn points for each competition within each sport and the team with the most cumulative points at the end of the event will win the Aurora Games title. The scoring format for each sport will be announced soon.

The six-day event is to take place every two years.

Team and individual competitions featuring athletes from 15 countries will be held in basketball, tennis, figure skating, gymnastics, ice hockey and beach volleyball. Also part of the program will be musical performances, food tastings, sports clinics, autograph sessions and seminars.

The advisory board is chaired by Donna de Varona, a two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer. Also on the board are Olympic gymnastics champions Nadia Comaneci and Shannon Miller …
Syracuse.com

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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