Olympian Missy Marlowe

We were happy to have Missy back at Gym Fest this year. Her daughter was competing — and looked GREAT. 🙂

Missy MarloweBorn in Belgium in 1971, Melissa (Missy Marlowe) began gymnastics at a young age, and spent much of her competitive career with Mark Lee of Rocky Mountain Gymnastics in Salt Lake City, Utah. With her strong performance at the 1987 US Nationals (2nd AA), Missy demonstrated that she was a strong contender for the 1988 Olympic team. She was also voted “Athlete of the Year” by her teammates in 1987. In the 1988 Olympic Trials in front of the home crowd, Missy moved up several spots from Nationals (she had a fall on beam) to 6th in the AA. This secured her the final spot on the team.

Unlike many of her teammates from the 1988 games, Missy retired from elite competition and began NCAA competition with the University of Utah. While there, Missy earned 1 perfect 10 on vault, 3 10’s on uneven bars, 2 on balance beam, and one on floor. She made the list several times for Utah’s all time best AA scores in competition, and was an All-American in all four of her competitive seasons (1989-1992). …

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Flip Fest Summer Gymnastics Camp

We hope you got a chance to hear 3 time Olympian John Roethlisberger at Gym Fest.

He’s the best of the best. 🙂

Flip Fest is the only summer camp owned and operated by two Olympians John Macready and John Roethlisberger. When families send their children to Flip Fest we work hard to insure they return home with not only an increased zest for gymnastics but also for life!

www.flipfest.com

Click PLAY or watch Camp Highlights on YouTube.

MacKenzie “MacMac” Walton won a FREE week at Flipfest at the Great West Gym Fest. Congratulations.

Stella Bailey 38.200 – Level 4

Stella won all 4 apparatus in her division (Level 4 Sr D) to what we think is a personal best AA.

We caught up with Stella between rotation 3 and rotation 4.

Click PLAY or watch an interview with Olympic Bars Champion Lu Li on YouTube.

Stella competes for (always-well-prepared) NASA Gymnastics.

🙂 If you weren’t born yet in 1992, here’s Lu Li’s winning routine. A “perfect” 10.

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