Great Britain's Nile Wilson announced today that he has undergone surgery to repair damage to a disc, which was impinging his C7 nerve and causing him constant pain. As the recovery period is around six months, this means that Nile will miss this year's British and European Championships and possibly also the World Championships in … Continue reading Nile Wilson undergoes neck surgery
Great Britain's Amy Tinkler announced yesterday that she had undergone a third operation on her ankle, this time in the Spanish capital. After sustaining a ligament injury while warming up for the Birmingham World Cup last March, Tinkler had surgery and missed the rest of the season, but required a follow-up surgery in October to … Continue reading Tinkler has third ankle surgery
After a fantastic few years, 2018 has turned out to be a very unlucky year for the Great British WAG team. Following a very successful start to 2017, Ellie Downie announced over the summer that she would not be competing at Worlds in Montreal because of a longstanding ankle injury which required surgery. Unfortunately, she … Continue reading Bad luck continues for Team GB
The European trials have just taken place and photos from the event seem to confirm that some of the top WAG gymnasts in the UK, such as Claudia Fragapane, Amy Tinkler and Ellie Downie did not participate in the selection process. Fragapane, who tore her Achilles back in March, is not expected to return to … Continue reading British WAG – Who can we expect to see at the European Championships?
With several of the top WAG contenders out through injury (Ellie Downie with an ankle injury, her sister Becky out with an elbow injury, Claudia Fragapane tearing her Achilles tendon less than two weeks ago and Georgia-Mae Fenton suffering an elbow injury in qualifications), this could have been a disappointing championships, but in fact we … Continue reading British Championships 2018 recap – Senior WAG
Before looking ahead into 2018, we thought we'd take a glance back over the achievements of Team GB, who have been coming on leaps and bounds over the past few years. 2017 saw a number of ups and downs for the ladies, including some unfortunate injuries, but generally speaking, it was yet another good year … Continue reading British WAG – 2017 Recap