"PRESTIGIOUS" "UNFINISHED BUISINESS" and "RIO" in the first minute of the broadcast. Damn, Al Trautwig! New record.
A Tribute to Women of Color in US Gymnastics (in chronological order)
Wendy Hilliard - First African-American rhythmic gymnast to make the US national team in 1978
Betty Okino - member of the 1992 bronze winning US Women’s Olympic team in Artistic Gymnastics
Dominique Dawes - First African-American women’s gymnast to win an individual Olympic medal and first African-American to win Olympic gold in gymnastics in 1996
Tasha Schwikert - member of the 2000 bronze winning US Women’s Olympic team in Artistic Gymnastics and the 2005 and 2008 NCAA all-around champion
Annia Hatch - Cuban-American gymnast who was a member of the 2004 silver winning US Women’s Olympic team in Artistic Gymnastics who placed 2nd in the Olympic vault event final
Gabrielle Douglas - First African-American gymnast to win gold in the Olympic All-Around and the first American to win both the All-Around and the Team competition at the same Olympics; still competitive
Elizabeth Price - alternate to the 2012 Olympic team; still competitive
Simone Biles - member of the US Junior National team; still competitive
And there are plenty more who are not listed here and with your suggestions they will be featured in future posts!
they ban shit that nobody else can do. lmao
I think my favorite thing about Becca right now is that she doesn’t fuck around with opening poses she’s just like yes hello I am here to do floor.