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2016 US Secret Classic: 80% is a B Minus

The 2016 US Secret Classic took place on June 4, 2016 and while twenty five gymnasts competed, only thirteen gymnasts competed all four events. Frequently throughout the broadcast avid fans heard the gymnasts and coaches mention that they should be operating at about 80%, which is a B minus. GymMapStics will adjust accordingly and only…

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2016 US Secret Classic Senior Preview and Podium Training Thoughts

The 2016 US Secret Classic will take place in Hartford, Connecticut on 4 June. 

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The Steady Incline of Maggie Nichols

  Maggie Nichols did not make much of splash when she entered the senior elite arena. She did not display particularly flashy gymnastics and did not have a singular event on which she performed especially well. Additionally, the impending senior debuts of superstar juniors such as Katelyln Ohashi and Lexie Priessman and the sudden appearance of Simone…

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Fun with Maps and Numbers – 2015 Secret US Classic

Oldest Competitor: Aly Raisman – Brestyan’s – Age 21.16 Youngest Competitor: Tori Tatum – Twin City Twisters – Age 12.04 Youngest Senior Competitor: Taylor Lawson – Parkette’s – Age 15.70 Oldest Junior Competitor: Jazym Foberg – MG Elite – Age 15.47 Average Age: Senior – 17.69, Junior – 14.06, Overall: 15.29 15 gymnasts from Texas, 6 from Pennsylvania…

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Fresh Faces of the 2015 Secret US Classic

The Secret US Classic takes places in just a few weeks and so far the major story has been the return of last year’s gold medal winning team and 2012 gold medal Olympians Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas. In addition to all these well known gymnasts, a few new to the scene or new to the…

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