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Biography: HANVEY, Tom

HANVEY, Tom Inducted: 1981 Born: February 2, 1919 Tom Hanvey began his gymnastics training at the Nashville, Tennessee YMCA under the coaching of L.K. “Doc” Gordon. As a result of this training show business occupied the early years of his life playing circus dates, fairs and theaters. He later served as Athletic Director of the …

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Biography: The Fierce Five – Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alaxandra “Aly” Raisman, Kyla Ross, Jordan Wieber

WOMEN’S 2007 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM GOLD MEDAL 2007 TEAM CHAMPIONS-TUMBLING Kaitlin Tortorich, Susannah Johnson, Leanne Seitzinger, Yuliya Hall Inducted: 2013 Yuliya Hall-Brown YULIYA HALL-BROWN: This is one of those situations where truth is stranger than fiction!  Yuliya Hall began gymnastics at the age of 6 in the Soviet Union.  She quickly became a member of …

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Biography: MILLER, Shannon

MILLER, Shannon Inducted: 1998 – Member of 1996 Olympic Gold Medal Team Individually Inducted: 2003 Inducted: U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame – Individual (2006), Team (2008) Inducted:  International Gymnastics Hall of Fame–(2006) Inducted: Women’s International Sports Hall of Fame (2008) Miller is the most decorated American gymnast of all time and the only American during …

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Biography: MAR, Sabrina

MAR, Sabrina Inducted: 2004   Sabrina Mar was an unheralded competitive gymnast from about 1976 through her retirement from the sport in 1988. However, during her relatively short career, she proved herself world class.  On the sports pages of news media, we so often read about scandals and other forms of athletic negativism in the …

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