Gymnastics Archive

Watch gymnasts Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian throw creative first pitches

Watch gymnasts Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian throw creative first pitches / Boing Boing As part of their post-Olympics publicity tours, U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team members Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian were invited to throw out first pitches at two respective baseball games. And both gold medal winning members of the “Final Five” decided to show off more than just their throwing arms. Hernandez …

Stylewatch: Simone Biles's leotard wins gold in style

When BBC commentator Christine Still described Simone Biles has “having pretty much everything,” style was one of her primary attributes. If Still was talking about her gymnastic prowess, she has actual style too. Biles’ trademark ribbons and helix earring. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images Some of it, necessarily for an athlete, is in the detail. If she’s so good at gymnastics that she’s patented her own …