Posts tagged "gymnastics"

10 Reasons Gabby Douglas & Simone Biles Have Me Pumped For The 2016 Olympics

If you hear the names Simone Biles or Gabby Douglas and your first response is “who dat?” I have words for you. Who are they? Why, only most kick ass…

Tiffanie Drayton | November 10, 2015 - 9:00 am

Absolute Beginners: Gymnastics And What Makes Embarrassment Worth It

Turns out I suck at gymnastics, but it was 100 percent worth trying.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2015 - 11:00 am

Watch This LSU Gymnast Score A Perfect 10 With Amazing Routine

Let it be made perfectly clear by this Louisiana State University student’s perfect 10 routine that the Olympics are not the only place to watch incredible gymnastics. Junior Lloimincia Hall nailed her highly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 7, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Well Played: Gabby Douglas Is A Golden Girl

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas looked every bit the sparkling superstar that she is while navigating JFK Airport on her way to an appearance on “The Tonight Show” yesterday.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 14, 2012 - 4:20 pm

21 Photos That Prove Rhythmic Gymnastics Is Not So Lame After All!

I must admit, I haven’t always entirely understood rhythmic gymnastics. Oh sure, it requires skill, but I’ve always wondered if rhythmic gymnasts were people who couldn’t hack it in regular…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas’ Mom Natalie On Raising An Olympian

Natalie Hawkins is the mother behind gold medal Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas. Sixteen-year-old Douglas managed to capture the gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around, and helped lead the U.S.

Julie Gerstein | August 10, 2012 - 9:00 am

Olympics 2012: The Best Photos From The Women’s Gymnastics’ Floor & Beam Finals!

Sadly — well, for me at least, because I love it — today was the last day of gymnastics events at the 2012 Olympics in London. In addition to the men’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 7, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Gymnast Gabby Douglas’ Mom On Deciding To Let Her Daughter Train Halfway Across The Country

“In 2010, it came to a head and I had to make a decision. There were only two factors to consider: I could either stand in the way of her…

Julie Gerstein | August 6, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Find Out Who Won The Women’s Gymnastics All-Around Medals!

Hey! The women’s gymnastics all-around competition was today, but it’s not airing on TV until tonight and you could have only watched it live online if you have a workplace/computer…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 2, 2012 - 2:40 pm

U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Gets One Direction Parody Song

Earlier this week, the folks at NOC composed a Ryan Lochte-themed parody of that inescapable Carly Rae Jepsen song called “Call Me Lochte.” Well, now the gold medal winning U.S.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 2, 2012 - 11:20 am

If Nose Picking Were An Olympic Sport, This Guy Would Get The Gold

This guy was going for the gold while Jordyn Wieber was winning it. On a side note, we’re sorry Jordyn didn’t qualify for the individual all-around. That’s boogers. [Laugh At

Ami Angelowicz | August 1, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Get It, Girls! Team USA Competes In The Women’s Team Gymnastics Finals!

We are a littttttle obsessed with Team USA’s women’s gymnastics team so we kept one eye on the live-stream of the team finals competition today (which airs tonight on NBC). Click through…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Gymnast Aly Raisman’s Parents Are Amazing

On Sunday, U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman gave such an amazing performance on the uneven bars that she scored one of two spots competing for the all-around medal. But it’s her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2012 - 9:40 am

Meet Your Team USA Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team!

These are the five female athletes picked to compete on behalf of Team USA in gymnastics at this summer’s London Olympics. Having spent the week watching these young ladies practice…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 2, 2012 - 11:00 am

Frisky Q&A: Gymnast Shawn Johnson Discusses Her Retirement & Her Future Plans, Plus Shares Her (Gross!) Beauty Tips And Crush On Ryan Gosling

So, yesterday was basically one of the most exciting days I’ve ever had. As you know, Julie is headed to the Olympics in London in August, but I got the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 28, 2012 - 1:00 pm

This 86-Year-Old Gymnast Makes Me Feel Lame

Johanna Quaas is 86 years old and still doing cartwheels. The German gymnast wowed at the 2012 Cottbus World Cup with this impressive floor routine. She also competed on parallel…

Ami Angelowicz | March 31, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Pole Dancing School Begins Offering Classes For Elementary School Kids

And now from the “Things Which Sound Like Something On ’30 Rock’ But Are Actually Real” files: The Up Yer Pole pole dancing school in Scotland has begun offering classes…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2010 - 11:30 am

Woman Demonstrates Fine Art Of Extreme Hula Hooping

I’m going to go out on a limb here and venture to say that Masha Terentieva is a better hula hooper than you. And me. And pretty much…

Susannah Breslin | June 9, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Was A College Gymnast

For fans of NCAA basketball, March Madness is the culmination of the collegiate sport year. But for me, a former gymnast—mediocre in skill, but a gold medalist in mania—April is…

Dvora Meyers | May 11, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Extreme Gymnast FAIL. Yowch!

Watching this video will not hurt you nearly as much as it hurt Colombian gymnast Jessica Jill Ortiz. She was leading the World Gymnastics Championships yesterday, when she fell…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 20, 2009 - 3:50 pm