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Gymnastics

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Top Gymnastics Articles

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  • Uchimura targets record-extending all-around title

    TOKYO (Reuters) - At this week's world championships, Japan's Kohei Uchimura will be aiming to break his own formidable record of four consecutive all-around titles by adding a fifth straight crown to his glittering collection. Yet despite his rise to...
  • Whittenburg qualifies for all-around gymnastics final in World Championships

    Baltimore's Donnell Whittenburg led the United States men's gymnastics team to a third-place finish during qualifications Saturday at the World Championships in Nanning, China. The U.S. team earned a 360.393, behind China (362.698) and Japan (361.609)....
  • Studying why some kids overcome obstacles, others can't

    Leoandra Onnie Rogers is an exceptional person because she lives beyond the confines of expectations. Rogers, the first in her family to attend college, has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology and is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of...
  • Gymnast Donnell Whittenburg's tough call helps him to international stage

    Donnell Whittenburg rocked back and forth on his feet, his eyes boring into the vault table yards ahead of him as he waited behind the start line. It was Aug. 24, Day 2 of the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, and...
  • Illinois' Baker competes to honor late mother

     Illinois' Baker competes to honor late mother
    Bobby Baker was 5 when his mother put him in a Lemont Park District gymnastics program. At the beginning, Baker was frustrated by being unable to get his body to do what he wanted it to do, what he saw some of the other kids already doing. But he...
  • Olympian visits Weston gymnastics center

    Jordyn Wieber is the latest Olympian to visit TAG USA Gymnastics in Weston. The 19-year-old, who won team gold at the 2012 Olympics in London, recently spent two days there, where she hosted a clinic and met with the 300 youngsters in summer camp....
  • Allentown's Parkettes to send strong group of five young gymnasts to P&G Championships

    Marta Karolyi, the national team coordinator for women's gymnastics in the U.S., told Parkettes Gymnastics co-founder Donna Strauss she "had an army" when Strauss showed up at the U.S. Classic meet recently with five Junior Elite girls. "I told her,...
  • Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture

    Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture
    When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates. A day before their American...
  • Local gymnasts aim high as members of AcroArmy on 'America's Got Talent'

    Local gymnasts aim high as members of AcroArmy on 'America's Got Talent'
    Arbutus resident Emily Ruppert has spent this summer flipping, jumping and dancing her way across the Radio City Music Hall stage in New York City. Her acrobatic gymnastics crew, AcroArmy, is scheduled to compete Tuesday as one of the final 12 teams...
  • Mighty Kacy Catanzaro is ready to power on

    Mighty Kacy Catanzaro is ready to power on
    At the Towson University football team's home opener late last month, the loudest cheers arguably came for the smallest athlete on the field. With the current Towson gymnastics team by her side, 24-year-old alumna Kacy Catanzaro stood in the endzone and...
  • Local gymnasts performing with AcroArmy on 'America's Got Talent'

    Local gymnasts performing with AcroArmy on 'America's Got Talent'
    Three local gymnasts who trained at a Columbia-based gymnastics studio are members of the group, AcroArmy, scheduled to perform Tuesday evening on the NBC television show, “America’s Got Talent." Emily Ruppert of Baltimore County, Hannah...