‘Grandma’ Aly and ‘baby’ Simone

Nick Zaccardi posted an entertaining article. 🙂

‘Grandma’ Aly Raisman and ‘baby’ Simone Biles

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, U.S. gymnasts Aly Raisman, right, and Simone Biles stretch before a training session at the Karolyi Ranch in New Waverly, Texas. Stardom, the kind that truly changes a life, awaits Biles. The two-time defending world all-around champion will go for a three-peat at the 2015 championships in Glasgow, Scotland starting this weekend. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, U.S. gymnasts Aly Raisman, right, and Simone Biles stretch before a training session at the Karolyi Ranch in New Waverly, Texas. Stardom, the kind that truly changes a life, awaits Biles. The two-time defending world all-around champion will go for a three-peat at the 2015 championships in Glasgow, Scotland starting this weekend. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Utah’s Kari Lee out with Achilles

Lee’s injury is a huge loss for the seventh-ranked Utes (3-0, 1-0), who are off until they host No. 20 Arizona on Monday at 6 p.m.

Lee is the only Utah gymnast competing in the all-around this year and was expected to be one of the team leaders after her breakout freshman season. …

Lee suffered the injury on the floor as she pushed off to start a tumbling pass. The Utes had no warning that the Achilles’ tendon might be ready to tear, Marsden said.

The Utes have had a rash of the injuries, with Corrie Lothrop tearing her Achilles in 2013, Kassandra Lopez tearing her’s in 2014 and Tory Wilson tearing her’s in 2015. Each one was similar to Lee’s with the gymnasts going from healthy one second to being done for the season the next. …

LYA WODRASKA

Kari

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Full Out – the movie – coming soon to the USA

I’ve still not seen it.

Click PLAY or HEART it on Instagram.

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prosthetic leg, competes Beam anyway

Katherine Foster competes with one leg. Show this to your (complaining) gymnasts. 🙂

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Katherine competes for Gymnastic Academy of Rockford.

… Katherine was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia back in 2011. The gymnast and avid CrossFitter needed her leg amputated after doctors discovered an infection in her knee joint. Since then she’s been through remission, relapse and is now once again in remission. …

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