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Sonntag, März 31, 2013

Chemnitz/Germany - USA super!

CHEMNITZ, Germany, March 30, 2013 – Led by 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max, and Bailie Key of Montgomery, Texas/Texas Dreams, Team USA posted a 234.050 total to win the team competition at the Germany-Romania-USA tri-meet today in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany was second, 210.600, followed by Romania, 205.150, and a USA/Germany mixed team, 169.100. Ross posted a 59.300 to take the senior all-around title, while Key's 58.000 total earned her the junior crown.
Ross posted scores of 15.200 on vault for her Yurchenko double full, a 15.450 on bars, a 14.600 on the balance beam and a 14.050 on the floor. Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/Bannon's Gymnastix, and Peyton Ernst of Coppell, Texas/Texas Dreams, posted matching 58.000 all-around totals to tie for the silver medal in the senior division. Biles earned the highest score of the competition, a 15.900 on the vault. She received a 9.600 execution score for her Amanar (Yurchenko two-and-a-half) vault.
Maggie Nichols of Little Canada, Minn./Twin City Twister, was fourth (56.450), followed by Brenna Dowell of Lenexa, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express, in fifth (56.400), and Lexie Priessman of Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, in sixth (55.750).
On her way to the junior all-around title, Key earned scores of 14.900 (vault); 14.250 (bars); 14.700 (balance beam); and 14.150 (floor). Romania's Andreea Munteanu finished with a 54.700, to claim the silver medal more than three points behind Key. Germany's Tabe Alt rounded out the podium, scoring 53.950. The U.S.'s Amelia Hundley of Hamilton, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, competed on the uneven bars.

Christa Tanella - Wallpaper

Christa Tanella
Christa Tanella
Player Profile
Lucas, Texas
High School:
PERSONAL: Born July 31, 1991 ... Daughter of Robb and Carla Tanella ... Has six siblings including Alisha, Austin, Trey, Judah, Victoria and Gabriel ... Majoring in Human Development Family Science ... Part of leadership group for Team United.

CLUB/INTERNATIONAL: Trained at Woga Gymnastics under Valeri Liukin and Natalya Marakova ... Competed in Visa Championships for four years (2005-08) ... Went to Russia and competed in the Voronin Cup, and placed bronze on beam and floor ... Placed third on beam and first on bars at the 2008 U.S. Classics ... Placed 13th at the 2008 Visa Championships.

OMMUNITY SERVICE: Has volunteered for Special Olympics, the Golden Harvest Food Bank and the "Together We Can" food drive ... Has made visits to patients at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens.

Cindy Lu

Birthdate: 1/3/1996
Program: Rhythmic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Staten Island, NY
Club: Isadora

 Personal Information

Years on the National Team: 3
Name of High School: Staten Island Technical HS
High School Graduation Year: 2014
Year you began gymnastics: 2004
Favorite Event: Hoop
How did you get involved in gymnastics: After watching a rhythmic gymnastics video

 Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Chemistry and Russian
Hobbies or favorite activities: Piano playing and rock collecting
Favorite music: I like all kinds of music
Favorite book(s): The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Favorite movie(s): Harry Potter movies
Favorite TV show(s): SpongeBob Squarepants
Favorite Food: Bell peppers
Charity Involvement: Play piano and dance for fundraisers and non profit organizations

 National Competition Results

2013 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-BA; 3rd-AA, CL(T); 4th-HP, RB
2012 USA Gymnastics Rhythmic Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 3rd-BA; 4th-AA. HP, RB; 7th-CL
2012 Rhythmic Invitational, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - 4th-HP, BA; 5th-AA; 6th-RB
2012 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 4th-HP; 5th-AA; 6th-BA, CL; 8th-RB
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 3rd-HP; 4th-CL; 5th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2011 National Qualifier, Downers Grove, Ill. - 2nd-CL, RB; 4th-AA, HP; 6th-BA (Jr. Div.)
2011 Rhythmic Challenge, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-RB; 3rd-AA, HP, BA; 5th-CL (Jr. Div.)
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 2nd-HP(T), BA; 4th-AA, RP(T) (Jr. Div.)
2010 National Qualifier, Detroit, Mich. - 4th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2010 Chicago Cup Level 10 Invitational, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-RP, HP; 3rd-AA; 5th-CL; 7th-BA (Jr. Div.)
2008 Visa Championships, Houston, Texas - 9th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2008 J.O. Optional Championships, Deerfield, Ill. - 2nd-AA, RP, HP, BA, RB (Jr. Div.)
2006 Junior Olympic Championships, Lynnwood, Wash. - 1st-AA, HP, BA, RB; 2nd-FX (L6)
2005 Junior Olympic Championships, New Haven, Conn. - 1st-AA, HP, BA, CL; 4th-FX (L5) 

 International Competition Results

2011 Amsterdam Masters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 1st-AA, HP, BA, CL; 3rd-RB (Jr. Div.)
2011 Montreal International Invitational, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 7th-AA(T), HP, RB; 8th-CL(T) (Jr. Div.)
2009 7th International Tournament, Espinho, Portugal - 1st-AA, HP, BA
2008 Mol Cup, Mol, Belgium - 1st-AA, HP, FL; 2nd-RP (Hopes Div.) 

Diane Kruger - Instyle April 2013

Happy Easter!

Samstag, März 30, 2013

Kirsten Dunst - Outside of a Coffee Shop Los Angeles

Kirsten Dunst chats on the phone outside of a coffee shop on Wednesday (March 27) in Los Angeles.
The 30-year-old actress met up with a pal outside the establishment, where she greeted them with a big smile!

Aly Raisman - uSketch App

Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas - 2013 DWTS

© ABC/Adam Taylor

2012 Olympic team and floor exercise gold-medalist Aly Raisman and her partner Mark Ballas advanced to week three on "Dancing with the Stars." The couple performed the Quickstep during week two and received a score of 24 from the judges. They were named safe on Tuesday's results show.
Ten celebrities remain to compete for the Dancing with the Stars title: Wynona Judd, D.L. Hughley, Jacoby Jones, Lisa Vanderpump, Andy Dick, Victor Ortiz, Zendaya Coleman, Ingo Rademache, Kellie Pickler and Raisman. Dorothy Hamill withdrew from the competition at the results show due to injury.
The "Dancing with the Stars" performance shows are on Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC; the results shows are on Tuesdays at 9 p.m., ET.

Audrina Patridge - Fire & Ice Gala Benefiting Fresh 2o in Hollywood - March 28, 2013

Naomi Watts - Good Health April 2013

Naomi Watts Covers 'Good Health' Magazine April 2013
Naomi Watts graces the cover of Good Health magazine’s April 2013 issue.
Here’s what the 44-year-old actress had to share with the mag:
On cosmetic surgery: “Never say never – and I certainly don’t judge anyone who does it. But most of the characters I play are going through some kind of emotional turmoil, so my job requires me to have expression. If my face was froze, what right do I have to play that part? All the women who haven’t anything to their faces are still able to play great roles. And some of the ones who have done something have messed it up- they look freakish. Anyway, for me it’s about playing women with rich lives – and the longer the life, the deeper the wrinkles.”
On her favorite ways to get exercise: “I do Pilates, dance-cardio and yoga to keep in good form. I also play tennis because I love the sport. The competitive side to it makes it much more fun than just doing workouts.”
On having a family and a career: “There’s so much going on and [I’m] trying to balance being a mum with a career. It’s great that I’ve got both things but there are times when it’s a struggle. Sleep is often something I’m deprived of. But I feel so rich inside – I feel blessed to be a mother. For me, it’s been a way of fulfilling a long-buried childhood dream. I had always wanted to be a mother but when I was desperately searching for work in LA after I moved there from Australia, any thoughts of family were very distant indeed and it seemed that it might never happen for me.”

Freitag, März 29, 2013

Diane Kruger - 2013 FX Upfront Bowling Event

Diane Kruger hits the red carpet at the2013 FX Upfront Bowling Event held at Luxe at Lucky Strike Lanes on Thursday (March 28) in New York City.

Maggie Nichols

Birthdate: 9/12/1997
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Little Canada, MN
Club: Twin City Twisters
Head Coach: Mike Hunger
Other Coaches: Sami Wozney, Rich Stenger, Sar

 Personal Information
Year you began gymnastics: 2000
Favorite Event: Beam
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make the National Team
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Gina and John
Names of sibling(s): Brothers Steven, Sam, Danny

 Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Biking, swimming, reading, watching movies, walking my dog
Favorite book(s): Pretty Little Liar series
Favorite TV show(s): Cake Boss
Favorite Food: Buttered noodles

 National Competition Results
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - (Jr. Div.)
2012 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 7th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2012 American Classic, Huntsville, Texas - 2nd-BB(T); 3rd-AA, VT; 4th-UB(T); 7th-FX (Jr. 1)
2011 American Classic, Huntsville, Texas - 2nd-BB; 3rd-VT; 8th-AA (Jr. 2)
2011 Elite Qualifier, Orlando, Fla. - 1st-AA, VT; 2nd-UB; 3rd-BB; 5th-FX (Jr. Div.)
2011 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Long Beach, Calif. - 1st-UB(T), BB(T); 2nd-AA, VT; 3rd-FX(T) (Jr. A)
2011 Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup, Jacksonville, Fla. -
2010 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Dallas, Texas - 2nd-FX(T); 5th-AA, UB (Jr. A)
2009 CoverGirl Classic, Dex Moines, Iowa - 5th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2009 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Puyallup, Wash. - 1st-UB; 5th-FX(T); 7th-AA(T) (Jr. A)