IOC assisting Ukrainian athletes

Ukrainian civilians are being killed.

It’s too dangerous for many Ukrainian athletes to train at home.

Kristen White Utah State Head Coach

… Kristin White has been named the head gymnastics coach, replacing Amy Smith, who is the new gymnastics coach at Clemson. …

“With all of her attributes: from being an All-American gymnast at Oklahoma, to coaching at the club level, at Oklahoma, Iowa State and at Arizona State, combined with her positive personality, made her our clear-cut choice from an outstanding pool of candidates. …”

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Parkour at the World Games

The World Games are something of an Olympics for non-Olympic disciplines.

World Games 2022 are scheduled for Birmingham (USA) 7-17 July.

Click PLAY or watch it on Twitter.

Dana Duckworth leaves Alabama

Surprising since the team has been doing so well. And is #1 in recruiting in some polls.

Duckworth spent over 20 years on the Crimson Tide coaching staff, serving as head coach, assistant coach and volunteer assistant coach. …

Gina Quinlan will serve as interim head coach until a replacement for Duckworth has been named. A national search will begin immediately for the Crimson Tide’s next head coach. …

USA MAG Levels Nationals

USAG posted a wrap-up:

The 2022 Men’s Development Program National Championships concluded Sunday at Bell Bank Park in Mesa, Ariz., after four days of top-tier action across the Junior National Level 10 and Junior Elite Level 8, 9 and 10 divisions.

The Level 8/9 Junior National Team was named at the conclusion of competition. Members include:

  • Hayden Brown, Corona Del Mar, Calif./SCATS Gymnastics
  • Dominick Camarena, Frisco, Texas/Reflex Gymnastics Academy
  • Ethan Cox, Arvada, Colo/5280 Gymnastics
  • Elijah Gutierrez, South Lyon, Mich./Infinity Gymnastics Academy
  • Jesse Hanny, Ashburn, Va./Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
  • Jason Hao, Clarksville, Md./All Pro Gymnastics and Cheer Academy
  • Kiefer Hong, Tomball, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
  • Connor LaValle, Thousand Oaks, Calif./Coach Patty’s Gymnastics
  • Danila Leykin, Frisco, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics
  • Rahul Mandava, Cypress Academy of Gymnastics, Houston, Texas
  • Bo McCrea, Chicago, Ill./Lakeshore Academy of Artistic Gymnastics
  • Nixon Miles, Simi Valley, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA
  • William Rebar, Simi Valley, Calif./Coach Patty’s Gymnastics
  • KJ Richardson, West Chicago, Ill./Gymkhana Gymnastics Club and Dance Studio
  • Nathan Roman, Poway, Calif./Agility Kids
  • Oleksandr Shybitov, Prospect Heights, Ill./Lakeshore Academy of Artistic Gymnastics
  • Grey Westmore, Los Angeles, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA