Why TGC left USA Gymnastics long before the largest sexual abuse scandal in sports history came out.
By limiting training hours, gymnasts have time to be kids, play fair, and keep their bodies intact so that they can enjoy their sport longer.
The beauty of life is that we can choose our own path. There is more way to reach a destination.
Life lessons can be learned in the gym, but also may have little or nothing to do with gymnastics in the future. They are learned in gymnastics particularly, but are applicable to leading a good life in general.
One of the secrets to being optimistic is knowing that one is in control of her life.
As for investigating coaches, parents must do it. We will make the decision about what environment is best for our daughters. We will not wait for SafeSport, law enforcement, or USAG to act. We will take matters into our own hands and ensure that our daughters are in a safe environment. Only then will the culture begin to change and we will get our great sport back.
10 am- 1 pm, Saturday, 1/25 Tucson Gymnastics Center 4231 S Station Master Drive Tucson, AZ 85714
I will be having a book signing at Tucson Gymnastics Center tomorrow 10 am – 1 pm. Come in a get the latest Gym Rats book, Glide Kip!
This much is true: we don’t get to choose who looks up to us. We don’t get to choose who we inspire.
These girls have histories. They have injuries. They have heart. They have grit.
Failure is a major part of gymnastics. Whether an actual physical fall, or a mental foible, getting up after falling down is a major life lesson that I want all of my gymnasts to learn.