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Gymnastics

The Adorable Way This Olympic Couple First Met

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.25.2016 | OWN

In March of 1976, gymnasts Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci found themselves at a familiar place: the winners podium. The two gold-medal athletes had ju...

Men's Gymnastics Are Better With Music, And This Guy Proves It

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 07.20.2016 | Sports

So, you love watching women’s gymnastics. The balance beam is so thrilling, the uneven bars look like flying, and the floor routines get the crowds ...

Simone Biles Is About To Be All Of America's Summer Gymspiration

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 07.21.2016 | Sports

If you don’t know Simone Biles’ name yet, you will by the end of this summer. The 19-year-old Texas gymnast is one of Team USA’s best bets for m...

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Olympics Predictions

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 07.13.2016 | Sports
Carey Beth Elder

After two nights of fierce competition at the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, California, the 2016 team has finally been na...

Gabby Douglas On Pushing The Limits And Going For Gold

The Huffington Post | Poppie Mphuthing | Posted 07.06.2016 | Black Voices

Olympic gymnastic champion Gabby Douglas is feeling ready and excited to defend her all-around title at next month’s Rio Olympic Games. Ahead of the...

Simone Biles Makes History With 4th Consecutive National Championship

Reuters | Justin Block | Posted 06.29.2016 | Sports

Simone Biles recorded her highest score yet on Sunday to become the first woman in more than 40 years to win four consecutive U.S. women's gymnastics ...

John Orozco Breaks Down After Qualifying For USA Gymnastics Team

The Huffington Post | Thomas Lipe | Posted 06.27.2016 | Sports

Your browser does not support iframes. By any standard, USA Olympic gymnast John Orozco has had a difficult 16 months. In February of last year,...

This Teen's Tumbling Routine Is Legitimately Ridiculous

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.27.2016 | Sports

Angel Rice's high-powered flips and twists have made her a bona fide Internet sensation. Her incredible tumbling talents have recently racked up tons...

Work It, Girl

Valeria Laura Rigo | Posted 05.02.2016 | Women
Valeria Laura Rigo

As a kid, I was really really chubby: all the doctors blamed whatever issue I had on my weight (even the dermatologist), I was really mocked at school...

Gymnastics Coach Deserves A Perfect 10 For His Save Of This Athlete

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.19.2016 | Sports

Who says those who can't, teach? Watch coach Vitali Laurentide save gymnast Cadence Tuite during an uneven-bars slip and then tumble beautifully to av...

It's Official: America's Simone Biles Is The Queen Of Gymnastics

Reuters | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.29.2015 | Sports

GLASGOW, Oct 29 (Reuters) - A heart-stopping wobble on the beam and tumble out of bounds on the floor could not wipe the megawatt smile off Simone Bil...

A Kafkaesque Gymnastics Dream

Anne Josephson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports
Anne Josephson

Can you even imagine the outrage that would occur if an American child were removed from our national team in favor of a child from another country who had neither a U.S. parent nor grandparent and never set foot on U.S. soil?

When Love Finds Us

Tajci Cameron | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

I remember the first time I heard Gershwin's beautiful jazz standard Someone to Watch Over Me. Its melody reflected my longing for someone to find me ...

From Homelessness to Cirque du Soleil

Joe Putignano | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Putignano

I had been struggling with heroin addiction for nine years and tried everything to get clean. I was barely keeping a job and frequently going to twelve-step meetings, but I could not stop using heroin because every time I did, I would end up with terrible physical withdrawal.

My Most Memorable Moment

Nastia Liukin | Posted 06.06.2015 | Entertainment
Nastia Liukin

This week is a special week, and even though it's only week four, it might just be my favorite dance yet. This week is all about memorable moments. Each person has picked a moment in their lives that is the most memorable to them. I chose mine without even thinking.

Astoria Characters: The Senior Stunt Man

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.10.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Tony Loupakis, who stands a mere 5 feet 4, grabs the bar of the parallel baam, spreads his legs in a V and hooks his feet, like eagle talons, onto the smooth, bare wood.

The Power of Well-Being for the Professional Overachiever

Julie Lynn Brazitis | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Lynn Brazitis

The lesson I have learned this year is that focusing on well-being is the most vital step to achieving sustainable success -- and that regardless of circumstance and choices made in the past, it is never too late to be transformed.

The Next Olympic Star

OZY | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
OZY

Walking up the driveway, her dad waves me in from the front door with a lavender rubber glove on his hand, "Sorry! I was in the backyard!" He walks me in through the Tuscan courtyard in the middle of the house, complete with a bubbling fountain and dripping vines.

Bee Chasing Champion Gymnast Off Podium Is Clearly Just Jealous

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports

Well, that'll get 'em buzzing. A bee chased 17-year-old American gymnast Simone Biles from her first-place spot on the World Gymnastics Championshi...

Legally Blind Gymnast Crushes Sport Without Special Treatment

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.07.2014 | Good News

Adrianna Kenebrew has a ferocious passion for gymnastics. That passion is apparent to all spectators the moment she steps up to the mats. They also...

How Failing Made Me Finally Understand Success

Amanda Dai | Posted 12.02.2014 | Teen
Amanda Dai

After my routine finishes, my thoughts no longer revel with happiness. What have I done? Why didn't I execute my skills? Why wasn't this routine as good as my hoop?

Former Gymnast And Mother Of Two Takes Competitive Ballroom Dancing By Storm

Posted 09.24.2014 | Home

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Splish-Splash, Come Take a Bath in Our New Overpriced Pool!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

In 2008, the City of Paris offered a 54-year lease to a company that planned to renovate and operate the pool. After years of work, this May the majestic structure finally re-opened and the renovation is quite spectacular.

Putting the Gym in Gymnastics: A New Fitness Trend

Tyler Curry | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Tyler Curry

You may not have heard of it yet, but a new fitness trend has recently emerged that threatens to steal the thunder of other popular phenomenons that h...

Dizzying Video Captures What It Feels Like To Fly On Gymnastic Rings

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

While many sports have integrated a dizzying array of technology and perspectives, here is one we can't get enough of (and gets us excited about futur...