GymMapStics

Traveling the world one gymnastics meet at a time

Quad in Review: 2013 – 2016

The 2013 – 2016 quad has come to a conclusion and here’s a recap of the most memorable events of the past four years! 

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2016 USA Olympic Trials Day 1: Nothing and Everything is Different, As Usual

Recap and thoughts on Day 1 of the 2016 Olympic Trials.

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2016 Pacific Rim Championships USA Team Preview

The United States announced the gymnasts who will represent the red, white, and blue at the 2016 Pacific Rim Championships in Everett, Washington starting April 8. 

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2015 Worlds Qualifications: Better Late Than Never

Turns out it’s somewhat difficult to keep up with World Championships while you are traveling to and are at World Championships! Here’s some thoughts on Qualifications, which happened almost two and a half weeks ago!

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2015 World Championships Team Preview: USA

The United States World Championship team includes the reigning World all around, beam, and floor champion, the reigning Olympic all around champion, the reigning Olympic floor champion, an individual World bronze medalist, a team World gold medalist and bars specialist, the dark horse of the quad, and an NCAA gymnast. The seven gymnasts below will…

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NCAA – Elite Crossovers: The Road To Rio Goes Through the Quadrangle?

Non-gymnastics media sources love to push the narrative that young children and teenagers dominate gymnastics, frequently citing anarchronistic examples such as Olga Korbut and Nadia Comaneci. These media sources ignore Oksana Chusovitna, Marta Pihan-Kulesza, Vasliki Millousi, Catalina Ponor and countless other “old”gymnasts because they contrast the youth excels in gymnastics story arc. The idea that career…

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Eleven Impressive and Unique Skills from 2015 P&G Championships

Gymnasts requires much more strategy than most laymen believe. Each skill has a defined point value and gymnasts endeavor to accumulate a greater number of points than one’s opponent and claim the victory. More difficult skills naturally earn a gymnast more points and often times the risk of the more difficult skill does not outweigh the…

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Strengths and Weaknesses of the World Championship Training Squad – Oldies and Newbies

The entire 2014 gold medal winning United States World Championship team will attend the 2015 World Championship training camps as will the gymnasts below, who are a combination of oldies making returns to the sport and newbies trying to navigate the path to a World Championships for the first time.

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2015 P&G Championships Senior Preview: Vault and Bars

The P&G Championships in 2015, in the third year of our lord and savior Simone Biles, takes place in a little under two weeks. Here is a preview of who to watch on vault and bars.

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Familiar Faces of the Secret U.S. Classic – How did they do? 

As a follow up to the preview of those you might have recognized at the Secret U.S. Classic, here’s a recap of how they did!

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