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Twins who tumble together stay together

Twins who tumble together stay together

By Becky Hoving

April 24, 2015

No, you’re not seeing double when you see Kristen Onorato ’15 and Pamela Onorato ’15 mount the beams at their gym, Arena Gymnastics, or tumble their way to national rankings. Kristen and Pamela are identical twins, but they have distinct personalities that set them apart. Arena Gymnastics coach...

Chalking up a life in the gym

Chalking up a life in the gym

By Sadie Hobbs and Sofie Lie

March 30, 2015

Cody Jaspers (‘17) is used to the feel of chalk coating his callused palms, as spending countless hours at the gym has become routine. While most students head home after the final bell, Jaspers spends three hours familiarizing himself with sore muscles and parallel bars, fully immersed in gymnastics. “My...

Got the ‘Tiger’ by the tail

Got the ‘Tiger’ by the tail

By Jamie Mills

March 10, 2015

Sacrifice. A term remarkably familiar to sophomore Drew Watson. Her family is split between two cities, she commutes over 15 hours every week, and she spends four hours each day in the gym until her muscles can go no longer. All for one thing: An undeniable, burning passion to be the best gymnast...