Tuesday, 11 October 2011 08:20

World Championships: Women's Team Final

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The young US squad, which includes Florida commit Aly Raisman and former UCLA star Anna Li (alternate), powered to the world title, routing the field by over four points.  Russia finished well behind in 2nd, and China held off Romania for third. Link:  Results
Monday, 10 October 2011 09:31

World Championships: Men's Qualifications

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The 2nd day of Men's Qualifications was held and several NCAAer (past and present) competed.  The OU powered US men's team is in 2nd place, behind Japan and ahead of China (in 3rd).  Olympic host Great Britain failed to earn an automatic spot at next year's Olympic Games.  Here are…
Sunday, 09 October 2011 09:49

World Championships: Men's Preliminaries, Day 1

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The OU laden USA Men's team is in 2nd place after the first day of qualifications at the world championships. The USA squad contains former and current Oklahoma team members Jonathan Horton, Steven Legendre, Jake Dalton and Alex Naddour.  They are in 2nd after the first day of competition. Others…
Saturday, 08 October 2011 10:34

World Championships: Women's Preliminaries

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The Women's qualifying sessions of the World Championships have concluded and the US women hit 20 for 20 to advance to the final as the lead qualifier. Several future and present NCAAers were in action in the 2nd day. In terms of the qualifiers, Florida commit Aly Raisman is the…
Several NCAAers, past, present and future, competed at the World Championships.   The injury-beset USA team competes on Saturday (Tokyo time).  The Women's Preliminaries Day 1 competition are now complete (through Session 5), and here's an NCAA recap: DU's Jessica Lopez (Venezuela) is in fifth AA and looks to advance to…
Sunday, 21 August 2011 08:59

VISA Championships: Women's

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Jordyn Wieber won the AA title at the 2011 VISA (US) Championships, posting a big second day tally of 61.45 to widen the gap over 2nd place McKayla Maroney.  Florida commit Alexandra Raisman was third, and current Gator Mackenzie Caquatto was fourth.  Wieber won the national titles on UB and…
Friday, 19 August 2011 21:15

VISA Championships: Men's Final

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Danell Leyva won his first AA title at the VISA (US) Championships on Friday night.  Former Sooner Jonathan Horton was 2nd.  Jake Dalton of OU was the top current NCAAer.  He finished fifth.  In the Junior Men's 16-18 category, incoming Michigan frosh Adrian de los Angeles was 1st, edging first…
Thursday, 18 August 2011 20:54

VISA Championships: Women's Day 1

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Jordyn Wieber of Geddart's Twistars powered to a first day lead at the VISA (US) Championships.  In 2nd was Alexandra Raisman, with Chellsie Memmel in third.  UCLA grad Anna Li holds the top spot on UB, while Florida's Mackenzie Caquatto is the top rated NCAA athlete, placing 6th.    Link: …
Saturday, 23 July 2011 20:49

Raisman Wins CoverGirl Classic

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Alexandra Raisman of Brestyan's won the AA title at the CoverGirl Classic on Saturday night.  Chellsie Memmel of M&M was 2nd AA. Earlier in the day, Kyla Ross of Gym Max won the junior title.  UCLA grad Anna Li competed on UB, hitting her new skills but coming off on…
Monday, 11 July 2011 04:44

Men's VISA Qualifier Results

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29 Men qualified for the VISA Championships out of this past weekend's qualifier.  Among collegians, Mel Anton Santander led the way in 3rd place while former teammate Chris Cameron as 2nd.  Edward Mesa won the meet.  Seung Tai Lee of Ohio State was 4th, while Kyle Bunthuwong of Cal was…
Saturday, 02 July 2011 16:31

July Elite Qualifer Results

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NU incoming Jessie DeZiel posted a three-event qualifying score to advance to the Cover Girl Classic in a few weeks.  She did not compete UB.  Former Kentucky great Jenny Hansen fell just short of her attempt to qualify on VT and BB.  She posted a solid 14.35 on a 5.3…
Saturday, 02 July 2011 11:18

Men's: Sooners Help US Team to Silver at Japan Cup

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Two former Sooners (Jonathan Horton and Steven Legendre) and one current Sooner (Alex Naddour) helped the US to a silver medal in the team competition at the Japan Cup.  Japan won the gold.  Link:  Results
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 14:55

Hansen Video from the Elite Qualifier

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Three time NCAA AA champion Jenny Hansen (Kentucky) competed two events at the recent Elite Qualifier.   She's 37 and works as a stunt double on "Make It or Break It".  See her on UB and BB below.
Sunday, 05 June 2011 21:21

Elite Qualifier Results

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The USA Gymnastics Open held an elite qualifier this past weekend.  Senior age level competitors needed to hit qualifying scores in order to advance to the Classics (if they have already received their compulsary score):  53.0 as an AAer, 40.5 on three events, or 27.5 on two events.  AU commit…
Friday, 03 June 2011 21:31

2011-2012: Ti Liu Headed to UCLA

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Per Gymn.ca, Ti Liu is reportedly headed to UCLA as a walk-on.  The sr. high performance (elite) from Canada's Gymnix club recently placed 4th on BB and 7th on UB at the 2011 Canadian Championships.  At the 2010 Canadian Championships, she placed 2nd AA, 2nd on UB and 4th on…
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