Olympic gymnast and mom of 2 Chellsie Memmel on return to sport at 32: ‘Just go for it’

Gymnast Chellsie Memmel talked about why she returned to competition after retiring nine years ago, and how she hopes it inspires others to pursue their dreams at any age. Watch here

Part 2 of Lori Vollkommer’s gymnastics story is up on the TrainLikeAGymnast blog.

It was November 16, 1983. The conference championships were held at Copiague High School. I was warming up uneven bars. In those days, it was the “belly beats”.  Each athlete had their own setting, but for warm-ups they put the bars on the farthest and highest setting. This meant accommodating for the distance in transitioningContinue reading “Part 2 of Lori Vollkommer’s gymnastics story is up on the TrainLikeAGymnast blog.”