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Chelsea Werner Knows No Barriers

It has been a fun-filled, action-packed week for Foxy's Leotards! We have had the honor of spending a couple of days this week with Chelsea Werner, at our New York fashion show for Fashion Week, and in California with our photoshoot with Hardlight Photography. We can not say enough about her amazing spirit, and are blown away by her positivity and kindness.  Chelsea knows no barriers. At 8 years old she started gymnastics, after bring told she would not have much muscle ability and ended up a 2X World Champion gymnast! Her gymnastics role models are Aly Raisman and Simone Biles. She also recently met Laurie Hernandez and Kate Osaki and loves them, too. Today at 28 years old, Chelsea is still training 3 4-hour-days per week. There is...

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Vault, Bars, Beam, and Floor in a Nutshell

There are 4 events in girls competitive gymnastics. In the Olympic order they go: vault, bars, beam, and floor. Each event is equally important to an all-around competitive gymnast. It is rare that a gymnast is equally as strong on each event. For instance, a more powerful gymnast will more than likely excel on vault and floor since they involved more endurance, speed, and power. A more graceful gymnast will usually excel more in bars and beam. These events take more skill and focus.  Here is a brief examination on each gymnastics event…. VAULT: Vault consist of a running strip usually 243 yards or so. The running strip is a foam underlay with a carpet overtop. The gymnast starts at...

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