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Updated Articles and Resources

By Amy Van Deusen

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The Apparatus Used in Rhythmic Gymnastics Created: Monday, November 12, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The equipment used in rhythmics, as well as what to watch in each routine.
    • US Olympic Gymnasts (Men) Created: Thursday, December 22, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      American Olympic gymnasts from 1904-2008 on the men's side.
    • Gymnast: Nastia Liukin Created: Thursday, November 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Gymnast Nastia Liukin was the 2008 Olympic gymnastics all-around champion, and racked up an amazing number of wins in the all-around, uneven bars and balance beam.
    • How to Do a Split Created: Saturday, April 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Easy steps and stretches to help you learn how to do the splits.
    • The Hardest Skills in Gymnastics -- Women's Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Which are the hardest gymnastics moves? We outline the toughest women's gymnastics skills.
    • Women's Vault Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Complete list of the Olympic vault medalists from 1952 (the first year women's vault competition was held), through 2012.
    • Common Balance Beam Skills Created: Friday, December 27, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Ten common balance beam skills or moves you'll see gymnasts do in the Olympics. From the front aerial to the layout step-out and ring leap, here's a quick explanation of balance beam skills.
    • Common Uneven Bars Skills Created: Thursday, December 26, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Ten common uneven bars skills or moves you'll see gymnasts do in the Olympics. From the kip to the Shaposhnikova and Gienger releases, here's a quick explanation of uneven bars skills.
    • How to Do a Bridge Created: Sunday, September 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to do a bridge stretch to help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, and to increase your shoulder and back flexibility.
    • How to Do a Center Split Created: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Step by step stretching instructions for how to do a center split in gymnastics.
    • How to Do a Perfect Handstand Created: Monday, November 05, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Learn how to do a handstand or improve your handstand in seven easy steps.
    • Learn Gymnastics Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Learn how to do gymnastics tricks and skills such as a back flip, handstand, back walkover, and split.
    • World Champions in Men's Gymnastics Created: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The world champions in men's artistic gymnastics
    • 2003 Gymnastics Worlds Results -- Men's Artistic Gymnastics Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The men's gymnastics results from the 2003 World Championships in Anaheim, Calif. Paul Hamm won the all-around, the first American man to win a world all-around title.
    • 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup Results Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The results from the 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup, held before the 2014 American Cup, was won by four gymnasts -- one of whom is the daughter of 1984 Olympic champion Mary Lou Retton.
    • 2003 Gymnastics Worlds Results -- Women's Artistic Gymnastics Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The women's gymnastics results from the 2003 World Championships in Anaheim, Calif. Svetlana Khorkina won her third world all-around title, beating a young Carly Patterson.
    • Are the Americans Really Good at Gymnastics? Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Why the American gymnasts are so good at gymnastics -- especially on the women's side, where the US has dominated.
    • 4 Things to Know About Oksana Chusovitina Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina has had the longest career in the history of women's gymnastics -- and has competed for Germany, Uzbekistan, and the Soviet Union over more than 20 years.
    • How Can I Get More Flexible? Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      Easy ways to get more flexible -- for gymnastics, or for any activity. Simple steps for increasing flexibility.
    • 5 Things You Should Know About Fabian Hambuechen Created: Friday, March 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      German gymnast Fabian Hambuechen is one of the most famous names in the sport... and he's The Man on high bar.
    • 2014 AT&T American Cup Gymnastics Results Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      Results from the 2014 American Cup -- Elizabeth Price and Sam Mikulak win the titles.
    • Gymnast: Samantha Peszek Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      Find out all about Samantha Peszek's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Samantha Peszek.
    • Gymnast: Mattie Larson Created: Sunday, September 19, 2010 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      UCLA gymnast and national team member Mattie Larson: bio and accomplishments.
    • Gymnastics Photos: 10 Awesome Celebrations Created: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      A photo of American gymnast Alicia Sacramone celebrating in this gallery of 10 awesome celebratory gymnastics photos.
    • 7 Unfortunate Leotards Created: Saturday, November 23, 2013 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      In honor of ugly leotards everywhere -- and the poor gymnasts forced to wear them -- we present seven of the terrible leotards we could find.
    • 5 of the Coolest Gymnastics Skills Created: Thursday, November 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014
      From the triple back on floor to the Ono on bars and full-in dismount off parallel bars -- these are some of the coolest, most difficult skills in gymnastics
    • Gymnast: Katelyn Ohashi Created: Friday, January 25, 2013 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      A bio of American gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, the 2011 junior national champion and a future star for the United States
    • John Orozco Created: Sunday, February 12, 2012 Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014
      All about gymnast John Orozco, a 2012 Olympic gymnastics team hopeful
    • What is the American Cup? Created: Friday, March 07, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014
      Here's the lowdown on what the American Cup gymnastics competition is -- as well as the past American Cup winners.
    • The Top American Gymnasts of All Time Created: Thursday, October 18, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      From Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin to Gabby Douglas -- these are the best gymnasts the US has ever produced
    • Brenna Dowell Created: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      American gymnast Brenna Dowell is an Olympic hopeful for 2016.
    • Gymnast: Elizabeth Price Created: Thursday, November 29, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      A bio of American gymnast Elizabeth Price, an alternate to the 2012 Olympic gymnastics team

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