Podcast: Kristie Phillips – the champion gymnast who never made it to the Olympics

In 1986, there was a Sports Illustrated cover. In 1987, there was a U.S. national title. In 1988, the world expected to see Kristie Phillips at the Olympic Games. It never happened. The media speculated it was because she had gained weight. Distraught and devastated, she stepped away from the sport for nearly a decade.Continue reading “Podcast: Kristie Phillips – the champion gymnast who never made it to the Olympics”

Former Elite Gymnast Kristal Bodenschatz Returns To Elite At Age 32

  Kristal Bodenschatz knows her dream may never come true — and she’s OK with that. This journey has become a lot bigger than fulfilling that childhood goal. “Just finding the love of something again — feeling happy and every day doing something that makes me happy, that makes me smile — is the bestContinue reading “Former Elite Gymnast Kristal Bodenschatz Returns To Elite At Age 32”