Origin of gymnastClassical Greek gymnast?s, trainer of athletes
A person who is trained and skilled in gymnastics, especially one who engages in competition.
Origin of gymnastFrench gymnaste from Greek gumnastēs trainer of professional athletes from gumnazein to exercise ; see gymnasium .
- One who performs gymnastics
From Ancient Greek γυμναστής (gumnastēs, “trainer of athletes”), from γυμνάζω (gumnazō, “I train naked, exercise”), from γυμνός (gumnos, “naked”)
- Years later, when professional wrestler and gymnast Albert Earl Carter published his 1979 book, "The Miracles of Rebound Exercise," mini-trampoline sales skyrocketed.
- You can choose designs to adorn the sides of the rings, maybe a gymnast on a balance beam to signify your participation in gymnastics or a musical note for the marching band.
- She was a member of her high school's cheerleading squad and a gymnast for seven years.
- The original opening music was titled Cotton's Dream, but the title was changed to Nadia's Theme when gymnast Nadia Comaneci used it for her Olympics routine in 1976.
- Nadia Comaneci - This Olympic gymnast is known around the world for being the first person to earn a perfect score of 10 in any Olympic gymnastic event.