Archive for Gymnastics

The incredible gymnastics skill Anna Li wants to learn next – Examiner.com

The incredible gymnastics skill Anna Li wants to learn next
Examiner.com
U.S. Olympic team alternate Anna Li has become known for her daring and innovative barwork. As though her routine wasn't already daring enough, 23-year-old Li, who rejoined the ranks of elite gymnastics after four years as a star at UCLA, has more big

Originally posted. July 19, 2012

The incredible gymnastics skill Anna Li wants to learn next – Examiner.com

The incredible gymnastics skill Anna Li wants to learn next
Examiner.com
U.S. Olympic team alternate Anna Li has become known for her daring and innovative barwork. As though her routine wasn't already daring enough, 23-year-old Li, who rejoined the ranks of elite gymnastics after four years as a star at UCLA, has more big

Originally posted. July 19, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign – U.S. News & World Report

Mitt Romney's Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign
U.S. News & World Report
Mitt Romney's verbal gymnastics on healthcare reform are a great illustration of his flexibility on issues. In liberal Massachusetts, Romney was a liberal. Speaking to conservative voters in the GOP presidential primary, he was a conservative. Now that

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Originally posted. July 5, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign – U.S. News & World Report

Mitt Romney's Verbal Gymnastics on Healthcare Muddle His Campaign
U.S. News & World Report
Mitt Romney's verbal gymnastics on healthcare reform are a great illustration of his flexibility on issues. In liberal Massachusetts, Romney was a liberal. Speaking to conservative voters in the GOP presidential primary, he was a conservative. Now that

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Originally posted. July 5, 2012

Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts – TIME

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Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts
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This is where every girl who wants to be an elite gymnast must come, at some point in her career, to pay tithings, in the form of blood, sweat, and often tears, to Martha Karolyi.

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Originally posted. July 16, 2012

Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts – TIME

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TIME
Camp Karolyi: An Enduring Legacy for US Olympic Gymnasts
TIME
This is where every girl who wants to be an elite gymnast must come, at some point in her career, to pay tithings, in the form of blood, sweat, and often tears, to Martha Karolyi.

and more »

Originally posted. July 16, 2012

Gymnastics: Mother doesn't always know best

LONDON (Reuters) – If Jordyn Wieber's mother had freaked out and followed her maternal instincts after reading Joan Ryan's grim expose on gymnastics, she would never have been on her "mom vacation" to see her daughter chase Olympic glory. Ryan's book was published in 1995, the same year Jordyn was born, and set off alarm bells for Rita Wieber the moment she realized her girl wanted to add her …

Gymnastics: Mother doesn't always know best

LONDON (Reuters) – If Jordyn Wieber's mother had freaked out and followed her maternal instincts after reading Joan Ryan's grim expose on gymnastics, she would never have been on her "mom vacation" to see her daughter chase Olympic glory. Ryan's book was published in 1995, the same year Jordyn was born, and set off alarm bells for Rita Wieber the moment she realized her girl wanted to add her …

2012 Olympics TV Schedule: Artistic Gymnastics

Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports in the Summer Olympics, so NBC will be broadcasting most of its coverage from London in primetime for U.S. audiences. With iconic Olympic gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi predicting that the U.S. women's team will take the gold medal in team gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and 2008 silver medalist Jonathan Horton looking to take the next step for …

Bronx native an unlikely gymnastics star

Gymnastics wasn't a popular pursuit for a kid from the Bronx. But John Orozco may be the best hope for a U.S. gold medal in gymnastics.