Topic: Gymnastics

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Gymnastics vaults into new season

November 1, 2010 0 comments

The gymnastics team boasts six new freshman additions. Runners-up in the Ivy League last year, the team will now look for contributions from that young talent in order to make a run at the title and reach other team aspirations.

Gymnastics team finishes second in Ivy

March 3, 2010 0 comments

Carli Wiesenfeld ’12 didn’t know she had to compete on the beam — in addition to bars, vault and floor — until she was in the locker room pre-meet, donning her leotard.

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Tumblers lose to tough competition

February 24, 2010 0 comments

“If you like peeling pieces of skin the size of quarters off of your hands, bars are for you,” says Haley Graham, the bad-ass gymnast in the film “Stick It,” pleasantly describing the appeal of the uneven parallel bars in women’s gymnastics. Brown has its own bad-ass on bars: Julia Meyer ’13.

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Gymnastics team finds true meaning of winter

February 19, 2010 0 comments

Katie Goddard ’12 isn’t afraid of a little pain. A nasty, dinner-plate-sized bruise, undoubtedly the result of a tumble gone awry, colored her backside as she took the floor by storm Feb. 14. She’s not scared of the competition, either. She earned the top spot on floor, edging out a former Olympian by one-tenth of a point.

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Gymnasts finish in 2nd, post season-high scores

February 17, 2010 0 comments

Do a backflip. Do it gracefully and with a smile on your face. Do it on a four-inch-wide, leather-bound steel beam, four feet off the ground. And you’d better stick the dismount. That was beam standout Julia Meyer’s ’13 task on Sunday. And that’s exactly what she did.

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Duo vaults past former Olympian in close loss

February 3, 2010 0 comments

The gymnastics team is no stranger to Olympic athletes. Though U.S. gymnast Alicia Sacramone left the Pizzitola Center two years ago for Beijing, an Olympian re-entered the arena on Sunday, this time as an opponent.