The second weekend of NCAA men's gymnastics is now in the books. Michigan showed great improvement over last weekend and ended up with the young season's highest team score (355.65) in their easy romp over Penn State. The Wolverines' top performers, Chris Cameron and Thomas Kelley, put it together to enable an early showcase as to why Michigan [...more]
The 2010 Vitaly Scherbo Invitational was a great two-day event for men's gymnastics last weekend in Las Vegas. As expected, VSSG's compulsory team swept nearly every age group in the individual AA competition. In the level 7 group, future stars [...more]
The 2010 NCAA and club season is off to a rousing start. Stanford blew out undermanned Cal (352.75 to 340.10) in the season opener for both teams. Cal was minus All-American Glen Ishino (injured in warm-up) and Dennis Mannhart (ineligible), and only won the team competition on pommel horse and parallel bars. Stanford showed why they were the pre-season [...more]
The Illinois men’s gymnastics team recently got a big boost with the addition of Yoshi Mori. According to the Illini’s season preview, the widely anticipated arrival of Mori became official. Although his recruitment and signing were somewhat under the radar, he enrolled this month and is expected to contribute right away. Mori, who trained at […] [...more]
It's time for StickItMedia's follow-up to our previous articles about the tallest athletes in men's gymnastics. Sadly, our all-time favorite, Oklahoma's Russ Czeschin, has graduated. Czeschin was a four-time All-American on floor (3 times) and vault (1 time), and he stretched the tape measure to a whopping 6'3". The NCAA's tallest man mantle has been passed down to [...more]
The 2010 men's gymnastics season is about to launch into hyperspeed this month, with three high-profile meets taking place next weekend (January 15-17). The Windy City Invite will feature top club teams such as Bartlett Gymnastics, Buffalo Grove, Orlando Metro, Queen City and Hocking Valley. It will also serve as the season opener for Illinois-Chicago, Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota and Ohio State. The Rocky Mountain Open will help kick off the season for [...more]
2009 was a great season for men's gymnastics! Japan's Kohei Uchimura and Germany's Fabian Hambuchen dominated. It's too bad that Hambuchen's injury prevented a match-up of the two best gymnasts at the London Worlds. Still, these two gymnasts are pretty much locked in as the two All-Around favorites at the '12 Olympics. Uchimura is now unquestionably the world's top gymnast.
On the U.S. side, Jonathan Horton has moved into the role of [...more]