Now that Rio 2016 is in the history books, we're changing our focus to Tokyo 2020. Now official, Men's and Woman's gymnastics will be based on four-member teams plus a potential maximum of two event specialists. Since the qualifying round will be a 4-up/3-count format, the four-member teams will likely consist of four all-arounders. The two "event specialists" will compete in the qualifying round to vie for Finals spots on specific events and/or the AA.
When announced back in May 2015, the new format ruffled a lot of feathers. F.I.G. Technical Committee President Steve Butcher [...more]
Stanford grad Sean Senters submitted this great story. He is a six-time All-American, the 2015 NCAA Vault Champion and a 2015 Nissen-Emery Award Finalist. We think you'll agree that Senters perfectly captures the spirit of NCAA Men's Gymnastics, and this is the first of what we hope will be many more great essays.
By Sean Senters
The Olympic period is nostalgic for any sort of “gymnastics graduate." It is a return to the glory days; the time gymnastics is “mainstream cool.” I fell prey to this trend watching the Rio Games, and naturally, I thought back to my college gymnastics days. My 5 years of [...more]
Stanford Men's Gymnastics' sophomore Josiah Eng recently posted of video of his outstanding new SR skill on YouTube. Eng describes it as a butterfly to handstand, through the inverted cross position. It has never been performed by [...more]