Italian gymnast Vanessa Ferrari wins first Olympic medal at 30 years old

At 15 years old, Vanessa Ferrari won the all-around competition at the 2006 World Championships and made history as the first female Italian gymnast to bring home a gold. 

Fifteen years later, she became the first Italian woman to win an individual Olympic medal of any color by capturing silver in the floor exercise event final.

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Adult Gymnast Defies Doctor’s Claim that she Could Never Do Gymnastics Again

Beyond proud of my friend and fellow adult gymnast Lori Lien Vollkommer! This short film is about her gymnastics comeback and about how my Facebook Group for Adult Gymnasts “Just Like Fine Wine” has helped her find her tribe.

Lori has defied the odds by returning to gymnastics 30 years after a doctor told her she could not ever do gymnastics again. Since then she has competed internationally and even learned some new skills she had never even done as a child. 🥰 Watch here

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