Olympus’ Vandertoolen (12-13) & Love’s Zhou (10-11) Take Hopes All-Around

July 28, 2018 admin 0

(All photos are mine) Alicia Zhou of Love Gymnastics took the all-around in the 10-11 year-old class by more than 2.5 points at the 2018 GK Hopes Championships held July 27 in Columbus, Ohio. Zhou took first on BB and second on VT and UB on her way to a total of 50.4 on the day. Baylie Belman of WOGA came in second AA with 48.7, despite a second on BB being her only placement [read more]

photo of gymnast Olga Korbut doing straddle leap on floor exercise

Vintage “Complete Book of Gymnastics” (1978) hardback features Olga Korbut & Other Legends of Gymnastics of the 1960s & 1970s

July 25, 2018 admin 0

David Hunn’s 1978 book, “The Complete Book of Gymnastics”, cover photo is USSR’s Maria FilatovaFor the next few days, I will be totally focused on the gymnastics of today and tomorrow, as in less than twenty-four hours I will be leaving for Columbus, Ohio for the GK US Classic to watch today’s top stars, along with the GK Hopes Championships, which is all about the future of the sport. This promises to be an exciting [read more]