Kristal on Balance Beam at finals of the 2001 US Junior National Championships in Philadelphia August 9-11, 2001

Kristal Uzelac Back In The Gym: Can the Record-Breaking Junior Phenom Make a Comeback as a Super Senior

May 17, 2019 admin 0

The February 2019 issue of Inside Gymnastics contained the surprising news that Kristal Bodenschatz (née Uzelac) is back in the gym in a capacity other than coach: she’s training for an attempted comeback competing in International Elite gymnastics. The story of Kristal’s career is one of unprecedented triumph & seemingly limitless promise at the junior level, followed by a senior career marked by injuries and disappointment, culminating in not even being invited to the 2004 [read more]