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Confessions of a Non-Ninja: A Ninja Warrior Experience

THE STORY OF MY NINJA WARRIOR EXPERIENCE By: Avi Glickstein Here’s a minor confession. American Ninja Warrior is a national obsession and has been on the air for close to a decade. Despite this, I had no idea it existed until someone in my family shared this video of Kacy Katanzaro’s 2014 run. My jaw...
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A Peek into A Gymnast’s Life

What it means to live a gymnast’s life Being a gymnast takes practice, determination, and dedication. Those who make it to the upper levels of competitive gymnastics begin their amateur career knowing it requires time and dedication to perfecting their craft. Here are some of the things that go into a gymnast’s life. Flexibility is...
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The 5 reasons to consider children’s gymnastics for your young athlete

The Rio Olympics are right around the corner, and as always, there is a lot of buzz about gymnastics. Team USA is a top contender once again and it’s always one of the highest rated events. At Aviator Sports and Events Center, we are excited too! While not every young child can go on to...
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Parkour Taking Aviator By Storm

Parkour Taking Aviator By Storm Participation in parkour at Aviator has skyrocketed, and new equipment has been purchased to provide students a better experience. In February 2016 Aviator Gymnastics purchased a modular parkour setup. The structure has over 25 parts and is entirely customizable. Aviator coaches alter the set up weekly to work on different...
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USA looks set to defend gymnastics title

The 2016 U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team will attempt to defend the all around gold medal won by the “Fierce Five” in 2012. Competing in London in 2012, the team consisting of Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Mckayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross dominated the competition. Their squad went down as one of the better teams...
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Aviator Gymnastics Spring Time Classic Results

On April 16-17 Aviator Gymnastics competed in the Spring Time Classic in Edgewood, NY. Every Aviator Gymnastics Spring Time Classic team medaled tallying three 1st place teams, one 2nd place team and one 3rd place team. In addition to outstanding team performance, individual gymnasts took home multiple medals. Aviator Spring Time Classic Results Bronze Kaitlyn –...
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Gymnastics Helps Kids Shine Athletically And Academically

If you are looking for the right sport in which to enroll your child, you might want to consider gymnastics. Not only does it help improve posture, balance, and athletic ability, but it can also help your kids in school. Keep reading to find out how: As kids flip, tumble, and gain strength, they improve...
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HOW GYMNASTICS BENEFITS KIDS

The lure of video games, computers, and smartphones is keeping many kids stuck inside on the couch instead of being active. The result of this behavior can been seen in the staggering rates of childhood obesity in the United States. One way to make activity a bigger part of your kids’ lives is to find...
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LEVEL 4 GYMNASTICS TEAM COMPETES AT NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to the entire Level 4 Aviator Artistic Gymnastics Team!  They all did an amazing job representing Aviator at the NYS Gymnastics Championships May 31­June 1 held at Galaxy Gymnastics in Orangeburg, NY.  Some of our team members were competing in their first competitive year. One of those young ladies, Maggie S., was not only...
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