Sarah Patterson took over the Crimson Tide gymnastics team 36 years ago -- and turned it into one of the most successful programs in Alabama sports.
This weekend's NCAA championships will feature a more expressive, more team-oriented type of gymnastics than you see in the Olympics, though the scoring system is wonderfully familiar.
Can Florida repeat? Can anyone beat Gators star and former Olympian Bridget Sloan? The answers will come this weekend at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships in Birmingham, Ala.
McKayla Maroney brings plenty of experience and fulfills a dream as she competes in the all-around at the world gymnastics championships, going up against U.S. champ Simone Biles and Olympic teammate Kyla Ross.
With Kyla Ross sidelined with an injury, the U.S. team's chances at the American Cup rest on the shoulders of 15-year-olds Katelyn Ohashi and Simone Biles.
Peter Vidmar's post-Olympic life has made waves at times, but gymnastics is still close by.
The 15-year-old was a surprise inclusion on the world championship team and could help the U.S. win again in London.
The Pan Am Games marked the gymnast's first international meet since the 2008 Olympics. She won two medals, but also struggled in her best event.
Alexandra Raisman tumbled her way to a bronze medal at the world gymnastics championships in Tokyo on Sunday.
McKayla Maroney becomes the third straight American to win the world vault title as the event finals begin at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships.
While Jordyn Wieber has been racking up gold medals this week at the world championships in Tokyo, her parents have been in the stands supporting her.
Jordyn Wieber joins a great line of American world champions. They all own at least one Olympic medal and she will be a favorite going into London.
The world championships were almost moved from Tokyo because of the earthquake last March, but the event is on -- and has added significance.
The American gymnasts were unstoppable at the 2011 world gymnastics championships, overcoming injuries and an arduous training process.
Alexandra Raisman helped the American team qualify first into the finals of the World Gymnastics Championships.
The world's best are in Tokyo at the biggest gymnastics meet of the year. Up for grabs? Olympic qualifying and plenty of prestige.