Gymnast, Hildegard Fraser, who witnessed Hitler refusing to shake Jesse Owens’ hand at 1936 Games to take part in second Olympics in 2012 torch ceremony .
Sandy Woolsey was one of a rare breed of gymnasts, a happy, smiling and successful national and international competitor coached by the Stormy Eaton.
Kim Gwang Suk is best known for her incredible uneven bar release move, which is named after her. Watch videos of her routines including uneven bars.
Many coaches, gymnasts and fans are unaware of the fascinating history of uneven bars. A video and text history of uneven bar development.
Nikolai Andrianov (full name Nikolai Yefimovich Andrianov) was born October 14, 1952 and died on March 21, 2011. He was born and also died inÂ the city of Vladimir in the Russian Federation. Â He was a famous Soviet male gymnast who, between 1971 and 1980, won many international gymnastics competitions, including the Olympic Games, the Gymnastics […]
The Egyptian Gymnastics Pyramids Circus style acrobatics were performed in ancient Egypt. As early as 2100 BC. stone cuttings depict people building human pyramids and balancing stunts in Egypt . The Dark Ages for Gymnastics With the fall of Rome and the spread of Christianity through Europe, the knowledge that exercise leads to physical fitness […]