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Combined Spirit

July 24, 2010

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Thirty-six rhythmic gymnasts paired with 36 area gymnasts for a final performance at Pershing Auditorium. The performance was a part of 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games Sport Experience demonstration.

Video: Marlenia Thornton, University of Nebraska-Lincoln



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Rhythmic gymnast champion inspires

July 22, 2010

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Rhythmic gymnasts receive awards

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Officials awarded these medallions to the athletes after three days of hard work.

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Members of Team Alabama show off their new Ameritas gear and winning medals at the end of the awards ceremony. From left are Abby Long,Veronica Harwell, Erica Watts, Debbie Sullivan (coach) and Cheryl Hively

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Lincoln’s Cheer Express teams with athletes to display some winning spirit.

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DeAsia Manley flashes a smile to the crowd after taking top honors in her Level 2 subdivision.

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Katie Shepherd and Jessica Clopp pose with their coach, Tracey Crouch, in the closing moments of the awards ceremony.

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After two long days of competition, gymnasts Kelli Davis (Kentucky), Jessica Clopp and Sienna Cassien Blackwell (South Carolina) display their medals.

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Southern sweep in rhythmic gymnastics

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Keira McCaskill, 16, and Danielle Blakeney, 19, take home top honors in their Level 2 subdivision of the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games rhythmic gymnastics competition. McCaskill represents Georgia, and Blakeney represents Kentucky.

Photo: Marlenia Thornton, University of Nebraska-Lincoln



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Athlete Spotlight: Moriah Jones

July 21, 2010

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Name: Moriah Jones

Age:18

Hometown: Lansing, Mich.

Coach: Cornelia Radney

Delegation: Michigan

Bio:

Moriah Jones competes in rhythmic gymnastics at the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games. She is one of two athletes from Michigan who are competing in the sport. She danced five years prior to joining the Special Olympics, and she also competes in four other sports. She’s the fourth oldest of five children. She says her inspiration is the late singer Selena because Moriah wants to sing and dance like her one day.



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Georgia gymnast wows judges

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For Georgian Lani DeMello, a Special Olympics athelete for six years, rhythmic gymnastics is a passion. The only level four competitor at the games, she blew the judges away with her performance and will compete in the finals.

The gymnasts perform with hoops, clubs, ribbons, ropes and a ball. The events test their flexibility, balance, strength, agility and hand-eye coordination. When asked what her favorite event was, Lani said, “I like everything!”

Rhythmic gymnastics is held in the Coliseum on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

Story and photo : Summer LaPlante, UNL



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Rhythmic gymnast defies odds

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Rhythmic gymnast Sara Abbott possesses an amazing life story – and a lot of support.


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New Mexico gymnast dazzles with hoop

July 20, 2010

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Rachel Martinez, a Level 2 gymnast from New Mexico, performs her hoop routine at the rhythmic gymnastics competition July 20, 2010.
Photo: Brittany Guindon, UNL



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Iowa gymnast holds steady on hoop

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Angela Oberlander of Iowa, displays her sense of balance to judges at the Rhythmic Gymnastics competition in the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games Tuesday, July 20.
Photo: Brittany Guindon, UNL



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Wisconsin gymnast makes ribbon dance

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Eresi Yarney of Wisconsin competes in Rhythmic Gymnastics on July 20.
Photo: Brittany Guindon, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Yarney does her Ribbon Routine to “We Go Together,” from the musical Grease.
Photo: Sierra Frauen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln



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