A History of Uchimura Kohei’s Winning Streak

Following the recent announcement that Uchimura Kohei has decided to retire, I thought that it was only appropriate to pay tribute to his record-breaking, magical career by looking back at the history of Kohei's 10 year undefeated reign across both National and International competitions. Remarkably, Kohei won every single National and International competition he entered … Continue reading A History of Uchimura Kohei’s Winning Streak

2021 World Championships Individual Apparatus Preview

All Around Preview Here Worlds is right around the corner (MAG qualification starts in 2 days as of writing this) and the lineups for the individual apparatus are looking incredibly exciting! Here's a preview for each individual apparatus, and I've made an attempt at some predictions... Floor Perhaps the most exciting prospect on floor this … Continue reading 2021 World Championships Individual Apparatus Preview

Russian 2021 Worlds Team Explained

With each member of the gold medal winning Russian Olympic team taking some time off post-Tokyo, the Worlds team has been named and contains a few names that people are unfamiliar with, so let’s have a look at who will be going to Worlds for Russia this year: Vladislav PolyashovIvan StretovichNikita IgnatyevSergei NaidinGrigoriy KlimentyevMukhammadzhon Yakubov … Continue reading Russian 2021 Worlds Team Explained

Podcast Episode 11- World Cups, Nationals, Olympic Qualifiers and 2021 Olympic Preview!

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ezyjjc/Magnastics_episode_11.mp3 Download link HERE The MAGnastics podcast is now also availible on all major podcasting services including spotify, stitcher and apple podcasts! If you enjoy our podcast and want to support it and the website, you can subscribe to the MAGnastics Patreon- https://www.patreon.com/magnastics In episode 11 we discuss all the recent World Cup competitions, including the … Continue reading Podcast Episode 11- World Cups, Nationals, Olympic Qualifiers and 2021 Olympic Preview!

Russia’s 2021 Olympic Team (AKA What The Hell is Going On???)

So... there's a lot to unpack here. Russia originally named their 4 person team as Nikita Nagornyy, David Belyavskiy, Artur Dalaloyan and Alexander Kartsev, with their two individual spots going to Denis Ablyazin and Vladislav Polyshov. All absolutely fine and expected. The main concern was Artur- he ruptured his Achilles tendon in April and competed … Continue reading Russia’s 2021 Olympic Team (AKA What The Hell is Going On???)