why Simone wore teal

The ‘Go Teal’ campaign was started at Michigan State where Nassar was a former doctor. The campaign was designed to give students the opportunity to stand in solidarity with the survivors who came forth to testify during Nassar’s hearing.

Teal ribbons, t-shirts, posters and more covered campus, using the color to inspire a new movement that applauds survivors for their courage. …

Simone Bile Wears Teal Leotard for Larry Nassar Survivors

Simone Biles competes on the balance beam at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

wearing shorts over the leotard in competition

One Gym Mom wonders WHY our sport has not evolved to the point where more gymnasts aren’t wearing Lycra shorts in competition.

It reminds me of the 1990s when I petitioned to allow the University of Saskatchewan women’s team to wear shorts and leo. That request was instantly approved. … The young ladies, however, decided to — last minute — compete in leotards after all.

I LOVE Gymnastics, but…

‘I define my own success’

Success.

(via GymCastic)