Four-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time World All-Around gymnastics champion Simone Biles is the most decorated female gymnast in the sport’s history. The nineteen-year-old talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her new book Courage To Soar. “It was pretty easy to open up and tell my story. I grew up in foster care for a couple of […]
When I played basketball in college there was no WNBA. There were no endorsement deals with women gracing the cover of cereal boxes. The ability to see someone like me on television, someone I could look up to and emulate, was sparse. Cheryl Miller was it for me in basketball and Flo Jo in track. […]
Angel Rice says that her dream is to compete in the Olympics. She credits her mom for teaching her everything she knows.
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.
If one ever needed proof of the power of dance, they needn’t look any further than the floor routine of UCLA gymnast, Sophina DeJesus. DeJesus, a senior at the school, managed to hit the Quan, the Whip and the Nae Nae dances during her flawless floor routine over the weekend reports the Daily Bruin. The […]
(Credit: GETTY/INSTAGRAM) One teen gymnast is having an incredible year and has now been awarded one of the highest accolades an American athlete can attain.…
Gabby Douglas made history today by becoming the first African-American woman to win an all-around gold medal in gymnastics. Douglas led from start to finish with 62.232 points, topping Russia’s Victoria Komova who had 61.973. . Russia’s Aliya Mustafina took the bronze. American Aly Raisman finished fourth after a tie-break ruling. She and Mustafina finished […]