Young Adult fiction: When it Counts

Just in time for Christmas the second book in a three-part series by Lauren Hopkins is available in digital formats.

A year ago, 15-year-old Amalia Blanchard failed to qualify to nationals, but now with less than two months until the 2016 Olympic Games, she’s the United States beam champion on her way to fight for a spot on the Olympic team. Gymnastics is Amalia’s life and she’s sacrificed everything to get this far, but she still has to prove she has what it takes …



Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength

Six years after first publication, a second edition of Steven Low’s manual is available.


You can purchase the second edition of Overcoming Gravity on US Amazon. CA AmazonUK Amazon. DE Amazon. FR Amazon

Leave a comment if you’ve got a copy.

Laurie Hernandez – new book

In between celebrating her Olympic triumph, becoming a front-runner on the current season of Dancing with the Stars and continuing her high school education, gymnast Laurie Hernandez has written a book!

 “I hope I can help inspire people to go for their dreams,” the gold medalist, 16, tells PEOPLE of why she wanted to chronicle her journey from New Jersey to the Rio Olympics. “It was really fun to go down memory lane and reflect on how I got to where I am.”

The memoir, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond, won’t be released until January, but PEOPLE has an exclusive First Look at the book’s cover.



via Gymternet Clan

how to read the FIG Bulletin

The September 2016 edition of the FIG Bulletin is posted.

Via that link you’ll see the e-Publication version.

I’ve never liked those online magazine interfaces.

But if you click on the MENU in the left top corner there’s an option for PDF Download. Save the document to your computer. Then open it in a PDF reader.


Much better. 🙂

The October 2016 edition of FIG World of Gymnastics is also free online.


There are at least 2 ways to download that as a PDF if you click around.