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Biography: KESWICK, Scott

KESWICK, Scott Inducted: 2003 Scott Keswick was an outstanding UCLA gymnast placed among at least two generations of great UCLA gymnasts. Numerous athletes and coaches from that great time have been subsequently inducted into the USGHOF. Art Shurlock was the Head Coach, and Yefim Furman was Keswick’s personal coach.  One of the mysteries that surrounds …

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Biography – HUG, Steve

HUG, Steve Inducted: 1995 Born: May 20, 1952   In 1958, the USA World Championship team watched a young lady training. During the viewing, I, Larry Banner, said to a teammate,  “I suspect we’re seeing a world class champion in the making.”  Her name was Larissa Latynina, and my predictions were accurate.  Some years later …

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Biography: HAMADA, Sadao

HAMADA, Sadao Inducted: 2007   “Sadao Hamada has kept the Stanford University men’s gymnastics’ program among the nation’s elite throughout his long tenure here, and he will retire as one of the great coaches in the history of this department,” Stanford Athletic Director Ted Leland said. “We are sad to see him step away, but …

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Biography: COHEN, Steve

COHEN, Steve Inducted: 1991 Born: Wynnefield, Pennsylvania Steve Cohen began his competitive gymnastic career on a high note at West Philadelphia High School.  He was golden in the AA for 32 straight individual meets and won AA gold three straight years in the Philadelphia High School Championships. Steve was presented with the Nissen Award as …

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Biography: Super Seven – Alicia Sacramone, Nastia Liukin, Samantha Peszek, Shayla Worley ,Shawn Johnson, Bridget Sloan and Ivana Hong

WOMEN’S 2007 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM GOLD MEDAL 2007 TEAM CHAMPIONS Alicia Sacramone, Nastia Liukin (Individually Inducted-2014), Samantha Peszek, Shayla Worley ,Shawn Johnson, Bridget Sloan and Ivana Hong Inducted: 2013 From Left to right: Alicia Sacramone, Nastia Liukin, Samantha Peszek, Shayla Worley, Shawn Johnson, Bridget Sloan,Ivana Hong Ivana Hong Ivana Hong: Hong is of Chinese and …

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