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Growing up, I looked up to major league baseball players, and now these young women have amazing, incredible women all across the board, from swimming to gymnastics to softball to basketball.
A comeback in gymnastics is almost impossible in itself.
Gymnastics is so complex.
I'm doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well.
Retiring was scary and it was tough to give up gymnastics, but so many great opportunities have come from it that I never expected.
I was a rhythmic and athletic gymnast for a little while. Then, when I quit gymnastics, I fell in love with yoga. So sometimes I think I'd like to open up a yoga studio.
When I was 3 my parents put me in gymnastics because I was a bundle of energy and they just didn't know what to do with me! They put me in a Tots class and I just fell in love with it.
I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age.
I started from zero and went back to the basics in gymnastics.
My approach to gymnastics in Beijing was heavily based on the amount of difficulty I could do.
People only see gymnastics on TV and in the Olympics at such an extreme. So it can be intimidating.
In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through.
I just want to continue with gymnastics because I'm still young and fresh. I think can get some more titles under my belt.
There is always tension in women's gymnastics between athleticism, grace, performance, and eros.
Realism hasn't fallen out of favor with most people, who are interested in people's lives rather than gymnastics of style or literary trends. It's a certain kind of academic who undervalues realism, largely because it is not amenable to endless exegesis.
I loved gymnastics. I was eager to compete. I was hungry to go out there and be the best in the world, and I had that determination.
I got a gymnastics scholarship to college, fell in love with my true love of my whole life - who I'm married to now - and he was a virgin too. It was very romantic.
When I've done gymnastics, ballet or soccer - I was always trying to be the best. I'm really driven. Really driven.
Chloe Grace Moretz
Gymnastics is the greatest sport in the world, and one of the hardest, but we have to watch out for domineering male figures who try to belittle and scream at young girls.
Of course, most people remember that I received the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics competition.
I try to frighten my very young colleagues into studying and understanding their voices before they attempt things that are beyond them. It's wise to take gymnastics and swimming to strengthen the body, because people don't realise what an athletic undertaking singing actually is.
I believe you can be young and compete in gymnastics if you have a coach who is looking out for you and if there is a good gym environment where the coaches are taking care of you emotionally and physically.
In Romania, of course, gymnastics is among the most popular sports, and my parents had a dream of escaping the Ceausescu regime and giving their child a better life. So they came to the United States and put me in gymnastics.
I was an extreme tomboy. I did competitive gymnastics for over 10 years. I cut my hair like Winona Ryder, with that little pixie cut.
The thing with gymnastics is people don't always know the events. So they'll ask me about the rings, and I'll have to say, 'Women don't do that.' Or they'll use the wrong words, like horse instead of vault. They get confused.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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