Nadia’s 1st Olympic perfect 10

Exactly 40 years since she performed the first ‘Perfect 10’, Laureus Academy Member Nadia Comaneci has reflected on her historic Olympic success and looked ahead to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. …

Around the Rings

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Hop? What hop? 🙂

As a young man I declined the chance to attend those Games. In retrospect, a BIG mistake.

(via papaliukin)

Vanessa Ferrari 58.950

The Ferrari, now age 25, will be in Rio for her 3rd Olympics. She seems to have timed her comeback from injury perfectly scoring 58.950 winning her 7th Italian National title. She’s the greatest Italian gymnast all time.

Italy is still using bonus points, I understand. That’s surprising. Most nations eliminate those in the Olympic year.

Click PLAY or watch her Bars on YouTube.

Are you allowed to straddle glide your kip on the high Bar? 🙂

I’ve heard she was convinced to go back to her 2006 Floor music. The year she won the World AA Championships.