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American gymnast and internet sensation McKayla Maroney turned 18 today (December 9th). Safe to say we’re all impressed with “unimpressed Maroney.”
It seems like it was only a little more than a year ago that McKayla Maroney and the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team – AKA “The Fierce Five” – captured the hearts of millions of Americans by winning the overall team gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics, but time goes on and our teen idols eventually grow up. In fact, Maroney will celebrate her birthday on December 9, and she was...
Olympic champion gymnast Nastia Liukin will work as a reporter for NBC during this winter's Sochi Games.
A dual Russian-U.S. citizen, Liukin was born in Moscow. She won the all-around gold for the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing to go with four other medals.
Her father and coach, Valeri, won four gymnastics medals for the former Soviet Union at the 1988...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2013
McKayla Maroney has been unimpressed since she was a little girl. Check out this video of an 8 year-old McKayla Maroney giving her not impressed face during a 2004 meet. Classic McKayla Maroney. [Deadspin] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Olympian John Orozco has been named to the U.S. men's team for next month's world gymnastics championships, replacing Danell Leyva.
Orozco finished fourth at the U.S. gymnastics championships last weekend, his first major competition since surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee last October. But he was passed over for the world team in favor of Leyva, the bronze medalist...
Olympic all-around bronze medalist Danell Leyva will not compete at next month's world championships, withdrawing from the team Monday with a shoulder injury.
Leyva was named to the world team Sunday night after finishing seventh at the U.S. gymnastics championships. He says withdrawing is the "right decision for me" because it will give his shoulder more time to heal...
Sam Mikulak is a psychology major at Michigan mostly because he enjoys trying to figure people out.
Even on the day he accepted the mantle as the next great American gymnast, the breezy kid from southern California discovered he remains a work in progress.
Staked to such a massive lead he needed only to remain upright on pommel horse to capture the U.S. men's all-around title...
Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas (Gymnast) was spied looking very fashionable at two recent events. Which look caught your eye?
Gabby attended the 2013 Teen Choice awards clothed in a bright yellow $1438 Izmaylova ‘Eleni Citron’ dress.
A few days prior Gabby attended the 13th Annual Harold And Carole Pump Foundation Gala in an elegant one-shoulder gown paired with...
Sitting in a recovery room last October, his left knee an hour removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL, John Orozco listened to the doctors give him a timetable for when he could get back to work.
The usual path to recovery is about a year. If he ''pushed it'' there was a chance he could make it back in nine months.
Guess which option Orozco chose?
Gymnast Aly Raisman says she was drug tested while preparing for the finale of "Dancing With the Stars." Read more about the story.
Four of the US Olympics “Fab Five” gymnastics team were Bruins fans for the day.
Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Wieber all received Bruins jerseys from general manager Peter Chiarelli on Sunday. The four Olympians were in town to perform at the TD Garden as part of their Kellogg’s Tour.
Maroney even posed with a Bruins championship ring and made here...
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Aly Raisman is showing, once again, that it is possible for Olympians to have marketing power even after the Olympics have ended.
Raisman, a two-time gold medalist at the XXX Olympic Games, has signed an endorsement deal with PANDORA Jewelry, according to a press release issued last week. As a PANDORA endorser, Raisman will be featured in the company's 2013 print campaign, and...