Tag Archives: Nastia Liukin

  • 20 Gymnastics Fail GIFs

    20 Gymnastics Fail GIFs

    Yesterday we told about American gymnast McKayla Maroney and her jaw-dropping vault during the team all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. It was so good that it literally left the judges flabbergasted, and yet they didn’t award it a perfect score. Of course, losing a few tenths of a point didn’t hurt the USA […]

  • Nastia Liukin’s Gymnastics Career Ends With Face-Plant On Uneven Bars (GIF)

    Nastia Liukin’s Gymnastics Career Ends With Face-Plant On Uneven Bars (GIF)

    Four years ago in Beijing, Nastia Liukin became just the third U.S. woman ever to win gold in the all-around women’s gymnastics competition. Her surprising victory at the age of 18—surprising because of her “advanced” age, because teammate Shawn Johnson was more highly regarded, and because the Chinese snuck a bunch of underaged gymnasts into […]

  • 15 Female Athletes Who Were Born to Wear Spandex

    15 Female Athletes Who Were Born to Wear Spandex

    Of all the professions I would like to see wearing spandex, it’s no surprise that “athlete” tops the list. One must be pretty taught to wear the which is basically an extra layer of skin. However, athletic bodies aren’t always the hottest, despite almost always being the fittest. Fortunately, athletic uniforms tend to run tight […]