Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ok, so I've decided to start a blog, because 140 characters are just not enough for all my rants about gymnastics.
A bit about myself:
I'm Luba.
I was born in Russia and lived there till 2009, when I moved to Israel.
I've never done gymnastics myself. As a kid I did figure skating but found it quite boring. I got interested in gymnastics after watching Make it or Break it. The first competition I watched on tv was 2010 Worlds. I was hooked.
Since we don't really have competitions here in Israel, aside from the national championships, I mostly watch stuff on TV. The only international competition I've been to was 2016 Euros. I volunteered there doing stuff like organizing transfer for athletes, collecting start lists from team managers and so on. It was absolutely awesome and I want to do it again.

Since I speak Russian, there will be lots of information about Russian gymnastics and I will occasionally post translations and stuff.

2 comments:

  1. Since you keep up with Russian Gym news, have you heard any updates on what Alexander Alexandrov is now doing? I know he was the "international expert" for a recent Canadian camp, but haven't heard if he's working elsewhere.

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    1. He was recently helping to coach Chusovitina when she was in Texas and he traveled with her to Gymnix. Otherwise, i have no idea what's he up to.

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