Trace adult gymnast Lori Vollkommer’s journey from a young kid trying cartwheels in the backyard, all the way to practicing 35 hours a week in high school! The story appears on Train Like a Gymnast’s blog. Enjoy Part 1 of Lori’s story of falling in love with the sport of gymnastics.
“After months of subtly indicating that the coming Olympics could be her last, Simone Biles recently changed her tune and refrained from ruling out the possibility that she could continue in some form until the Paris Olympics in 2024. Biles, already a veteran at 24, would be 27 by then – a competition age that was once unthinkable for an Olympic all-around gold medallist.” Elite gymnasts speak on the fact that age isn’t a limiting factor like before. Read more.