It’s an adult murder mystery not appropriate for children.
The Gymnasticscoming-of-age story is incidental to the plot.
Author Megan Abbott was not a gymnast — but does a very credible job of writing from the perspective of a Gym Mom at BelStars Gymnastics.
She joined Gymnastics parent forums to listen to what they talked about.
You Will Know Me, follows a tight-knit gymnastics community as a brutal death sends shockwaves through everyone.
Parents Katie and Eric Knox have a 15-year-old daughter, Devon, who is both a gymnastics prodigy and an Olympic hopeful — but now, they worry that everything they’ve sacrificed for her might be at risk.
Can Katie hold her family together even as she’s distracted by and drawn into the crime itself?
How Women’s Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace
How the Cold War era changed the trajectory of women’s gymnastics
Georgia Cervin is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia and a former international gymnast.
Electrifying athletes like Olga Korbut and Nadia Comaneci helped make women’s artistic gymnastics one of the most popular events in the Olympic Games.
But the transition of gymnastics from a women’s sport to a girl’s sport in the 1970s also laid the foundation for a system of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse of gymnasts around the world.
Georgia Cervin offers a unique history of women’s gymnastics, examining how the high-stakes diplomatic rivalry of the Cold War created a breeding ground for exploitation. …
Cervin also charts the changes in style, equipment, training, and participants that transformed the sport, as explosive athleticism replaced balletic grace and gymnastics dominance shifted from East to West. …