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Did you know?
Rhythmic gymnastics came from many different things, like ballet. It also came from the German way of using equipment and the Swedish way having freedom to work on rhythm.
Rhythmic gymnastics became official in 1963, and in 1964, the first competition happened. A gymnast from the Soviet Union named Ludmila Savinkova won.
The first time rhythmic gymnastics was in the Olympics was in 1984 in Los Angeles. That year, a Canadian gymnast called Lori Fung won.
Five gymnastics movies to watch with your daughter
Want to have a movie date with your little gymnast? Or searching for some movies to inspire her to perform or simply want to learn about the world of gymnastics? We got you some classics and inspiring movies about gymnastics
So grab some of your favorite healthy snacks and get cozy on your sofa to have an exciting movie night!
An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars
This classic movie is about a young gymnast, who wants to win a gold medal at the regional competition, ignores her studies and faces serious problems. We get to watch her sweet journey of realizing the value of studies and hard work to achieve dreams
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar is a family-friendly movie about a 16 year old girl named Kelly Johnson (played by Kelli Berglund) that loves gymnastics and has a passion for it. She undergoes some trials before her family moves away to Australia, so she decides to quit gymnastics. We get to see her grow out of mental and emotional barriers and become a international success
Fourteen-year-old gymnast Ariana meets with a car accident that derails her dream to participate in the Olympics. With the help of UCLA's coach, she works to regain her confidence and her skills. This story is based on the real-life story of California gymnast Ariana Berlin
Story about gymnast Nadia Comaneci from her childhood beginning as a gymnast and how she was discovered by Belya Karolyi. Nadia received first ever 7 perfect 10's in the Montreal Olympics.
The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar
The American gymnast Simone Biles' road to success including all the trials and tribulations that she faced.