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LA Gymnastics Executive Director Inducted in 2015 Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Blog, Hot News, News, Uncategorized

This week the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics was honored to have another one of its leaders be recognized for her legendary effect on the sport of gymnastics. LASG’s Executive Director Alla Svirksy was inducted in the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame following her spectacular role as a coach and administrator who pioneered the sport of Rhythmic Gymnastics and served as the head coach of the 1984 USA Women’s Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics team. Alla’s phenomenal presence in gymnastics has garnered her three Hall of Fame inductions to date, making her one of several acclaimed leaders of the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics, and serving since its inception in 1975. Alla has supported LASG to Olympics heights through her career as she coached 15 national champions as well as being a seven-time USA Gymnastics “Coach of the Year”,...

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Gymnastics Golden Girl Gabby Douglas Returns to Team USA

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Blog

Here at the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics we take our Team USA competitions very seriously! After all, many of our coaches and students are affiliated with Team USA and other international gymnastics programs. Team USA announced this week that former gold medalists Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman are set to return to Team USA to compete for the 2015 City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy. This is great news for all Team USA fans, as it will be the first competition that Douglas will compete in for USA since London 2012, where she became the fourth US woman to win the overall Olympic competition. The City of Jesolo Trophy competition starts tomorrow, March 25 and runs until Sunday, March 29. Last year the US nearly swept all gold medals, missing only one category, the senior beam title, which...

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