Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Gymnastics American Cup/News

  1. #1
    Jules Asner
    Guest

    Gymnastics American Cup/News


    Did anyone see the competition last weekend? I was surprised to find out I missed the apparatus world championships. I don't know if it was aired on television but ESPN was supposed to air it. I was even more surprised to learn that 2 american girls won gold medals. One of them beat out Svetlana Khorkina on Uneven bars, who was going for a record consecutive 6 wins. Another girl won on the balance beam. Carly Patterson won the American Cup. US Nationals are in June and the Word Championships are in August and are being held in the US.


  2. #2
    tharrtell
    Guest

    Re: Gymnastics American Cup/News


    Yup, I saw it. Good competition (although, always skewed towards the Americans). Carly Patterson is an amazingly poised little girl. The tricks she was doing on the beam - a lot of blind landing stuff, was incredible, and she did it without a bobble. She is strong all around and it should be interesting to see how she does. This was her first international competition as Sr. (I believe), but she was such a highly regard Jr. she came in to this competition as the favorite and handled the pressure tremendously.

    Courtney Kupets - who won the bars at the world championships is a sight to see on the bars. Long and lean and floats during her routine. Both her and Ashley Postell, the World Champs, are strong gymnasts, but I think the individual apparatus format of the last World Championships favored them, whereas I think Carly is definitely an all around contender.

    Of course, this is all based on very little viewing as gymnastics is rarely on TV.

Similar Threads

  1. Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto's Patriotic Exhibition
    By SkateFan4Life in forum 2005-06 Figure Skating archives
    Replies: 47
    Last Post: 01-18-2006, 08:22 PM
  2. Gymnastics - 12th Voronin Cup
    By SailorGalaxia518 in forum 2005-06 Figure Skating archives
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-19-2005, 08:39 AM
  3. Gymnastics - Olympic, World Medalists On Tap For 2005 American Cup
    By SailorGalaxia518 in forum 2004-05 Figure Skating archives
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-18-2005, 06:45 PM
  4. American Idol Auditions
    By Tonichelle in forum 2003-04 Figure Skating archives
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-28-2004, 11:42 AM
  5. American Idol Results 5/26
    By Rgirl in forum 2003-04 Figure Skating archives
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-26-2004, 06:24 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •