Author Archives: Robert

About Robert

I competed in gymnastics for 16 years through college at Arizona State University. After 10 years and 5 (now 6) children, I have returned to gymnastics as a competitor. I am a lifetime gymnast. :)

Competition is still thriving in 2020

This year has been a challenging one for many people with a variety of reasons. Personally, my “work at home uninterrupted” time shrank to zero when all 6 of my kids began doing school at home. For the 5 teenagers … Continue reading

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Fun on Floor

This year I finally got to the point where I could comfortably tumble without seeing stars on every pass. I began basic tumbling again about 5 years ago, but my last competition on that event was about 20 years ago. … Continue reading

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Recruited by the Gold Team

This year at the annual Arizona State Men’s Gymnastics Intra Squad competition there were 3 teams again – Maroon, Gold, and Black.  I was planning on being with the black team again since my jersey is black but when I … Continue reading

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The bar has been raised in ASU Men’s Gymnastics!

I had a great time competing with the Arizona State University Men’s Gymnastics team in the 2017 Maroon and Gold Intrasquad. That was the original name for decades, but the last couple years it has really been Maroon, Gold, and … Continue reading

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40 is just another 20

For the past year or so I’ve been trying to decide on something meaningful to do on my 40th birthday. I know people who do backflips for every year they are old, but I wanted to do something different. Last … Continue reading

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