free CHICKEN at the Arkansas meet

The first 1,500 fans through the doors on Friday evening will receive an Arkansas Gymnastics car decal, the first 300 students will receive free Slims Chicken plus an Arkansas Gymnastics car decal. …

Razorbacks Ready To “Pack The Barn” For 2020 Home Opener

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Achilles tendon tears in College Gymnastics

The list is long already.

McGregor, Boise
Dickson, UGA
T Brovedani, UW
J Henderson, Iowa
A Zhong, BYU
Eleanor LaFountain, Ursinus
Lena Greene, OSU
K Coca, Pitt

College Gym News updates a major injuries list throughout the season.

related – Bill Sands – why so many NCAA Achilles tears? 

related – Dave TilleyCOMBATING ACHILLES TEARS IN GYMNASTICS (PT I): INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE CONTRIBUTING FACTORS 

Gymnastics videographer Deanna Hong

Dvora Meyers’ excellent longer form articles are now available by subscription. Either $6 a month or $60 a year.

Some she posts PUBLIC and FREE so they’ll get more widely read.

Including this interview: her history, links to some of her excellent Gymnastics video documentaries, and more.

Deanna Hong, an Emmy award winner for her work with NBC Olympics during the 2016 Games, has served as the videographer for the UCLA women’s gymnastics team since 2014. …

… she shot the mega viral video of Katelyn Ohashi performing on floor exercise. You know, this one. (77+ million views)

DH: Yes, that was actually our only meet that wasn’t televised last season, so we knew going into the meet that we would be free to post as many highlights as we wanted; usually we’re limited to 1-2 minutes of highlights when meets are televised.

It’s definitely cool to be able to tell people that I shot that video, because it feels like literally everybody has seen it. I really can’t take very much credit for it though—Katelyn did all of the heavy lifting …

Behind The Lens With Deanna Hong

A Q&A with one of gymnastics’ premiere videographers and editors

Maryland #8 – highest team rank in history

Congratulations on the great first meet of the season.

Gracie Kramer – Floor

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Brenna Dowell interview

The fan favourite is retired retired. No more Elite. Graduated from College.

Storybook finish to her long career. Nailed Vault to help seal the 2019 team Championship for Oklahoma.

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Like Peng Peng Lee the previous year, this was an ending fit for film.

In fact, Full Out 2: You Got This! is inspired by Brenna’s story. The movie should be released 2020.

Fun fact – Brenna’s sister auditioned to play Brenna in the film.

Click through to listen to the long, entertaining interview on GymCastic.