English Championships 2019 – WAG recap

The 2019 Senior English Championships took place in Ilford, Essex on Saturday 2nd March, with a huge number of gymnasts on the start list. The GB national team members were scheduled to compete in the afternoon session, but there were some big names in the morning, too, with Danusia Francis, Jessica Castles and Chiara Bunce … Continue reading English Championships 2019 – WAG recap

Nile Wilson undergoes neck surgery

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 Daniel Purvis announces retirement

Team GB's Daniel Purvis announced today that he is retiring from competitive gymnastics. A key member of the team for the last decade, Dan won a number of team and individual medals at major championships, including Worlds and the Olympics, and won five Commonwealth medals for Team Scotland. Having started on the Athlete to Coach transition … Continue reading Great Britain’s Daniel Purvis announces retirement

Bad luck continues for Team GB

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

British Championships 2018 recap – Senior WAG

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

February European Gymnastics round up

First of all, we have to apologise for not being on the ball. Life got in the way during February, but we're back now, and ready to recap the last month. Elena Eremina had an operation to stabilise the lumbar vertebrae. This means she'll most likely to be out of competition for the rest of the … Continue reading February European Gymnastics round up

Fragapane suffers Achilles tear

Just days after confirming her selection for the Commonwealth Games, Team GB's Claudia Fragapane announced on Friday that she had suffered an Achilles tear during training. British Gymnastics later confirmed the news and added that she was withdrawing from all competitions, including this weekend's British Championships and the Birmingham World Cup, for the foreseeable future. … Continue reading Fragapane suffers Achilles tear