I love European Championships in even years, because we get to see the junior talents that will make waves in the coming years. With more than 120 juniors competing in qualifications, you won’t know where to look. And so I made you a list of gymnasts you don’t want to miss.
Since we’ve been spoiled with lots of domestic and international competitions lately, we now have a good idea of who’s going to peak and take home a medal at the European Championships in Glasgow. (Fingers crossed.)
Acrobatic gymnastics has it all, except Olympic recognition and a big fan base. That’s why I’m getting you hooked on this sport with 10 World Championships routines that you can’t resist.
As the teams are preparing for the Acrobatic World Championships in Antwerp, it's high time to get to know the Belgian athletes!
When people think of gymnastics, they usually think of cartwheels, flips and Simone Biles. But there's a whole other world of amazing gymnastics out there, and it's called acrobatics.
For the past couple of weeks, Larry Nassar and the sex abuse scandal at Michigan State University and USA gymnastics were everywhere. My Tumblr dashboard was overflowing with links to newspaper articles, videos from victims in court, tweets from prominent people, opinion articles and so on. All these new pieces of information answered two basic questions:
Team Belgium will always be my number one team, that’s a fact. But team France has been making its way up on my personal podium as well. So, here’s why you should start rooting for l’équipe française.
2 days, 5 subdivisions, 146 athletes, 438 routines. Hardly any live streaming. It's okay if you missed some of qualifications, because I'm bringing you up to date on the performances you should've seen.