For the first time in history, the U.S. Gymnastics Championship awarded three young Black women with the first, second and third place spots.
Simone Biles got the cover girl treatment for the June 2021 digital issue of Glamour magazine. Alongside a beautiful cover photo the publication has hailed the gymnastics champion, who made history this year, as the greatest of all time. In case you missed it, Simone won her seventh consecutive all-around championship at the 2021 U.S. […]
These famed UCLA gymnasts, Chae Campbell, Nia Dennis, Margzetta Frazier and Sekai Wright are serving Black girl magic on the April digital cover story of Essence Girls United. They discuss their love for the sport, representation, elevating the culture and getting the attention of one of their musical inspirations.
19-year-old Angel Rice is taking over the internet once again. In 2015, the young teen set a Guinness world record for the most double full twists performed in one minute. Videos of her tumbling skills have gone viral in the past but her latest video is one for the win. Rice has been tumbling […]
One daredevil took athleticism to a whole new level when he tried something we don’t recommend at home. Watch Zavell Perry show off his gymnastics skills below to peep how practice mixed with bravery can make for an amazing show.
All the stars were out for the 2016 Video Music Awards—including the U.S. Women’s Olympic gymnastics team. But only four of the gold-medal winners were in attendance. Gabby Douglas was noticeably absent from the big show, for serious health reasons. Doughlas announced that she wouldn’t be attending the VMAs this year with a photos she posted to […]
The 20-year-old's return to the podium is her first win before the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this August. Douglas finished strong, earning a score of 60.165 during the competition.