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Chellsie Memmel Eyeing Gymnastics Comeback

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Chellsie Memmel Eyeing Gymnastics Comeback

After almost a decade away from competition, Chellsie Memmel - former Olympian and mother of two - is training for an Olympic comeback.


The 32 year old, crowned world champion in 2005, has leotards older than some of the women she will be training with.  Nonetheless, she says her body is “stronger now than it’s ever been”, and she has even managed to impress USA Gymnastics Team Coordinator, Tom Forster. 

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US Athletes Prepare for Return to Competition at friendly “Friendship and Solidarity Competition”

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US Athletes Prepare for Return to Competition at friendly “Friendship and Solidarity Competition”

The world was watching as six U.S. gymnasts took part in a competition on Sunday, November 8th in Tokyo. The Friendship and Solidarity event implemented strict COVID-19 safety protocols that could serve as a foundation for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and also featured gymnasts from China, Japan, and Russia.

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Friendship Meet May Open the Door for Postponed Olympic Games

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Friendship Meet May Open the Door for Postponed Olympic Games

Friendship Meet May Open the Door for Postponed Olympic Games

Watanabe, who is also an International Olympic Committee member, says he has never felt such responsibility.  The Friendship and Solidarity Competition is a four-nation meet in November that could “open the door” to the Tokyo Olympics.

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For the Hernandez Family, Raising a Balanced Daughter Was Primary––Laurie’s Olympic Career Is Just a Bonus

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For the Hernandez Family, Raising a Balanced Daughter Was Primary––Laurie’s Olympic Career Is Just a Bonus
Read the inspiring story of Laurie Hernandez and the hard work and determination of her entire family that propelled her to Gold!

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