As a member of the “Magnificent Seven” U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team that dominated the 1996 Olympics, Dominique Moceanu was a major part of our childhood entertainment. In a recent interview, though, she spoke about the “abusive” training she faced back then and how today’s gymnasts may have similar experiences.
In the last women’s gymnastics event of the Rio Olympics, Simone Biles grabbed a gold medal in floor, while the captain of Team USA Aly Raisman took silver. They were followed by Great Britain’s Amy Tinkler who took bronze.
Simone Biles won her fourth straight gold medal in women’s gymnastics on Sunday and did it with ease while also breaking a decades-long record.
The opening ceremony of the London Olympics is tomorrow, but if you're like me, you're probably enduring the swimming, track, and archery hullabaloo, waiting anxiously for the most exciting event of the games begins: women's artistic gymnastics, and the perky hairstyles that accompany the event. One word immediately…