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Young Gymnasts

Slow and Steady Improvement

Elaine Dai | Posted 09.10.2012 | Teen
Elaine Dai

The 2008 Massachusetts State Championships pops on, and I see 13-year-old Elaine enter the carpet. Her raven black ribbon spirals to life as the music, a tango, marches on. My jaw drops.

Rhythmic Diaries: 'The Day I Met 2012 Olympic Gymnast Julie Zetlin'

Elaine Dai | Posted 05.16.2012 | Teen
Elaine Dai

Rhythmic gymnast Julie Zetlin has overcome numerous setbacks, such as a second knee surgery last May, and has shown me stark determination and passion in their purist forms.