Fan and Ferrari return in Melbourne with World Cup wins on bars, floor

February 24, 2019 by Elise Ng

The Melbourne World Cup event finals saw both veterans and newcomers make a splash on the international scene, as Vanessa Ferrari returned to competition and Fan Yilin and Oksana Chusovitina began their Tokyo 2020 Olympic journeys. Yeo Seo-Jeong of South […]

Ana Padurariu, Ellie Black go 1-2 in Elite Canada all-around final

February 3, 2019 by Elise Ng

Elite Canada, the first competition of the 2019 elite season, took place in Gatineau, Quebec on Friday with the senior women’s all-around final. Competition saw three members of Canada’s 2018 World Championships team return to the floor. Ana Padurariu competed […]

Buckeye Classic Elite Compulsory qualifiers

February 2, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

The Buckeye Classic Elite Compulsory Qualifier took place on Thursday, January 31. Below are the gymnasts who achived their compulsory score for Hopes or Elite. The qualification scores for elite compulsory are: Hopes 10-11: 32.00, Hopes 12-13: 33.00, Jr. & […]

Roster: January National Team Camp

January 22, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

The first women’s National Team Camp of the year will take place from January 24-27 in Sarasota, Florida at Evo Athletics. Below is the roster provided by USA Gymnastics. Seniors Shania Adams – Future Simone Biles – WCC Sloane Blakely […]

CGA Coaches Spectacular elite compulsory qualifiers

January 19, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

Gymnasts competed at the Cincinnati Gymnastics Coaches Spectacular elite compulsory qualifier on Friday, January 18. Below are the gymnasts who earned their Hopes or Elite compulsory scores.   Junior Elite Ava Wellmeier – Buckeye   Hopes 12-13 Annabelle Behrhorst – […]

Utah takes another meet in away meet against Oregon State

January 19, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

The Utah Utes took another win against Oregon State at the Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon with a 197.150. Oregon State, just their second meet of the season, scored a 195.450. The competition started with Oregon State on vault and […]

23 earn compulsory scores at Palm Springs Cup

January 18, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

23 gymnasts earned their hopes or elite compulsory scores at the Palm Springs Gymnastics Cup in Palm Springs, CA on January 18. The next step for these gymnasts will be to earn their optional scores in order to qualify to […]

Chalk Warrior’s 2018 Programs of the Year Nominees

January 9, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

Over the past few months, we at Chalk Warrior have been analyzing stats to bring you the programs of the year nominees. This year, Chalk Warrior will be awarding programs in four different categories: TOPs, Hopes, JO, and Elite. Below […]

Future stars take part in first Developmental Camp of the year

January 7, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

32 gymnasts from across the United States gathered in Crossville, Tennessee on Monday, January 7, to begin the first Developmental Camp of the year. Developmental Camp is somewhat like a pre-National Team Camp, where athletes range from as young as […]

2019 Qualified Elites

January 5, 2019 by Lauren Stevens

Below are lists of all gymnasts qualified to the 2019 Hopes or U.S. Classic. Gymnasts in blue have qualified to the U.S. Championships or Hopes Championships. Gymnasts with an asterisk (*) are qualified, but unlikely to compete. Elite & Hopes […]

2018 Cottbus World Cup Roster and Preview

November 21, 2018 by Thomas Cluck

With last month’s World Championships in Doha in the rearview mirror and the 2019 season fast approaching, the final World Cup event of the 2018 season is here, also serving as the first World Cup competition with Tokyo 2020 Olympic […]

The final thoughts from the 2018 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

November 13, 2018 by Jess Stephans

After an intriguing, thrilling, and sometimes surprising World Championships in Doha, Qatar, there were plenty of notable results and storylines coming out of the biggest team competition of the new quadrennium so far. With some time to digest all the […]

2018 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships Men’s Event Finals Results

November 4, 2018 by Thomas Cluck

The most thrilling and surprising part of any World Championships took place Friday and Saturday in Doha, Qatar with event finals closing out an incredibly suspenseful and competitive World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. The best men’s gymnasts in the world competed across […]

2018 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships Women’s Event Finals Results

November 4, 2018 by Thomas Cluck

The most thrilling and surprising part of any World Championships took place Friday and Saturday in Doha, Qatar with event finals closing out an incredibly suspenseful and competitive World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. The best women’s gymnasts in the world competed across […]

U.S. Women’s World Championships team named

October 13, 2018 by Elise Ng

This week saw the U.S. Women’s National Team gather in Sarasota, Florida at EVO Athletics, the temporary USA Gymnastics national training center, for the U.S. Worlds Team Selection Camp, which included a one-day verification competition. Reigning Rio 2016 Olympic all-around […]

Ellie Black and French stars dominate medals at Paris World Cup

October 4, 2018 by Elise Ng

The 2018 World Challenge Cup series concluded this past weekend in Paris, where defending World silver all-around medalist Ellie Black of Canada picked up a medal on each apparatus, living legend Oksana Chusovitina of Uzbekistan continued to impress with her longevity, and France’s top […]

2018 U.S. Championships difficulty & execution rankings

August 21, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

Last weekend, the U.S. Championships gave us a look at the nation’s best gymnasts. At any event, the U.S. Championships or even an elite qualifier, it is both fun and interesting to analyze how the winner won. Was it mostly […]

Regions represented at the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships

August 16, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

This weekend, 46 gymnasts representing several clubs will compete in the U.S. Gymnastics Championships. Not only are gymnasts representing their clubs, but they are also representing their club’s respective regions. Check out which gymnasts will be representing which regions at championships.* […]

How to follow the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships

August 15, 2018 by Thomas Cluck

One of the biggest gymnastics competitions of the season, the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, are here, with this two-day competition set to determine the national champions for the top US junior and senior elites. With nearly all the top names in […]

2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Master Preview

August 14, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

After a long and grueling spring elite season, several elite qualifiers, the American and US Classics, and plenty of hard work and preparation, the US Gymnastics Championships is finally here to crown a national champion in Boston. With last month’s […]

2018 GK U.S. Classic difficulty & execution rankings

August 12, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

While the GK U.S. Classic came to a conclusion two weeks ago and we are now looking forward to U.S. Championships, it’s fun to look back on the competition and break it down. Below are the complete rankings in both […]

New elites impress at the GK U.S. Classic

August 9, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

The US Classic is a critical meet for newly qualified elites, especially those still needing a score to advance to nationals. The junior meet is always full of new faces, with 24 of the 43 juniors competing being new elites. […]

What we learned at the 2018 GK U.S. Classic

August 9, 2018 by Elise Ng

This year’s US Classic gave us the opportunity to see many of the top American gymnasts compete in the all-around as they prepare for the national and world championships. At nationals, Ragan Smith will get a chance to defend her title. However, […]

New elites impress at the GK U.S. Classic

August 9, 2018 by Mary Fay Carr

1. Jade Carey – Vault While the US Classic was Jade Carey’s all-around debut as an elite gymnast, the two-time World silver medalist still stood out for her impressive vaulting. Carey competed two vaults, a Yurchenko double full and a […]

Roster: 2018 U.S. Championships

August 2, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

The 2018 U.S. Championships will take place August 16-19 in Boston, MA. The U.S. Championships serves as the final meet of the U.S. elite season prior to the fall international season such as the Pan American Games and World Championships. […]

Juniors ready to take the stage at the 2018 GK US Classic

July 22, 2018 by Ashlee Buhler

Dozens of the nation’s best gymnasts will meet in Columbus, Ohio to take part in the GK U.S. Classic on July 28. For some, the competition will be used as a warm up in preparation for the U.S. National Championships […]

Roster: 2018 GK US Classic

July 16, 2018 by Lauren Stevens

On Saturday, July 28, junior and senior elites will be competing in the GK US Classic. Gymnasts qualified to the US Classic through qualifying elite this season, or already being a qualified elite. The US Classic serves as the major […]

Developmental Camp: The Place to be for Rising Elites

May 30, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

Ever since Valeri Liukin took over the program after the 2012 Olympics, Developmental Camp located at the National Team Training Center in Huntsville, TX, has become the best place for aspiring elite gymnasts and new elites to get a used […]

Jazmyn Foberg: The Next Chapter

May 15, 2017 by Katie Regan

We recently caught up with 2014 junior national champion and two-time USA national team member Jazmyn Foberg of MG Elite. As she prepares to begin her freshman year at the University of Florida this fall, she reflects back on her […]

Team USA Sends 12 to City of Jesolo Trophy

March 26, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

USA Gymnastics will be competing at the City of Jesolo Trophy on April 1-2 in Jesolo, Italy. Team USA has selected five juniors and seven seniors to compete in Jesolo. The gymnasts will compete in a team and all-around competition […]

Morgan Hurd to Compete at Stuttgart World Cup

March 16, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

First year senior, Morgan Hurd will be competing this Saturday, March 18, at the Stuttgart World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany. Hurd is the only gymnast that the US sent to compete in Stuttgart and will be her senior and international debut. […]

Team USA Clean Sweep at 2017 International Gymnix

March 13, 2017 by Lauren Stevens

Team USA sent its top four juniors to the 2017 International Gymnix in Montreal, Canada this past weekend. The four juniors the US sent were 2016 P&G Championships AA Champion, Maile O’Keefe, Sunisa Lee, Emma Malabuyo, and Gabby Perea. It […]