Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Shines Light On Horrific Problem Within Athletics

    Gymnastics events

    Aly Raisman was on top of the world during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was part of the Final Five that won the Women’s Team All-Around gold medal, the third team Olympic gold medal for the United States. Raisman, alongside Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian, and Laurie Hernandez have been balancing celebrating and training over the last year and a half, but Raisman has been battling something much worse.


    In an interview with “60 Minutes,” in addition to a book, “Fierce,” which will be released later in November, Raisman announced that she too had been sexually abused by the same team doctor who is facing other criminal charges for molesting countless young gymnasts.


    “I am angry,” she said. “I’m really upset because I care a lot, when I see these young girls Continue Reading

    How to Find a Local Gymnastics Center

    Adult gymnastic classes

    Across the United States, people eagerly watch the gymnastics events at the Olympics, follow news regarding international competitions, and brag about their favorite athletes on social media. There’s no doubt that what we see on television and read about online are amazing acts that require practice, dedication, and skill. But have you ever wanted to perform those incredible feats yourself? Have you ever considered taking gymnastics classes, regardless of your age, or wondered if you should introduce your family to the sport?

    There is a common misconception that gymnastics as a sport is reserved only for the especially talented and dedicated, and is best left to the young. This is reinforced by the fact that most professional gymnasts peak in skill from the ages of 14 to 18. However, the sport has b Continue Reading