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A Comeback or Two Kim caused a lot of excitement among her fans when she attempted her first competitive comeback just before the Olympics with the help of her former coach, Bela Karolyi. Unfortunately, a torn anterior cruciate ligament ACL in her right knee suffered during an exhibition floor routine, forced her to watch the Atlanta Olympics from the stands. With a new outlook on her training and a move to Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy, Kim found her second attempt at a comeback to be much more rewarding.
On October 20,Kim thrilled the audience at the Rock 'n Roll Gymnastics Championships with two amazing floor routines. Her second was an amazing routine to Bad to the Bone. That routine earned her 4 perfect 10's and a 9.
No one could catch her after that. Kim took home the electric guitar and a renewed enthusiasm for the sport that has given her so much. Kim repeated her Rock 'n Roll win in It was so great to see her that happy. You deserve all the happiness in the world! In February of Kim competed at the American Classic- her first amateur competition since Barcelona.
Kim did not compete on the bars so she did not place in the all-around but I think she did a great job for her first competition back. Her second day vaults were amazing but with the new code of points her full twisting Yuerchenko is only worth a 9. In early AugustKim showed great form to take third place at the U.
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Classic in San Antonio, Texas with a total score of Placing 11th overall in her first Nationals since with total scores of She definitely showed everyone that she meant business out there.
Just before the '96 Games, Kim teamed up with Milano International to develop her own line of gymnastics leotards. The picture at the right is from the Milano catalog. Due to a calf muscle injury in the same leg as her Achilles tendon injury, Kim decided in January that physically it was time to retire from active participation in gymnastics.
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But her life outside the gym was just kicking into high gear These days, Kim can be found spending time with her husband, Chris Burdette. Kim and Chris were married at Karolyi's Ranch on October 23rd, Among her bridesmaids were Shannon Miller and Amanda Borden. Kim spent several months in early helping the future stars of the Sydney Olympics prepare.
Now Kim and Chris have moved back to their native Texas and opened their own gym. With the opening of Texas Dreams Gymnastics at EveryBody Fits in Coppell, Texas, Kim and Chris will fulfill their dreams of helping the next generation of great US gymnasts and of giving back to the sport some of the benefits they gained over the years.
Personal Notes Just after the '92 games, I was just as disappointed as everyone else that Kim didn't win any individual medals. But the more I thought about it and as more time passed, I realized she did a great job compared to most Olympians.
Everyone, including Kim herself, had these incredible expectations of her. She began gymnastics at age 8, at the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club. Dale moved the gym to a location that is close to Lowes today. They were all class I gymnasts. In ninth grade, she became an elite but dropped back to Class I and competed as a Class I from She won vault for her age division, placed 3rd on floor and took 7th All Around.
She fell off beam twice, so did not make the National Team and settled for Westerns. She ended up missing Nationals by. When the compulsories changed inshe decided to concentrate on optionals.
Janine states that she and her fellow gymnasts had great respect for Noelle Buell. Her daughter competes in gymnastics for Gym Express.
Became a judge in Coached from through in Minnesota and North Dakota, then periodically throughout the years in WA, including 1 year as assistant coach and 1 year as head coach at Bemidji State UniversityBemidji, MN. Worked the summer of during college with her team at the National Summer Palaestrum in Michigan, and was taught how to tumble by 's National Tumbling Champ Joe Giallombardo.
Program started by Dr. Eric Hughes, and teammate of Diane Palmer.
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Holds the record score on Unevens. Coached the Bemidji State University Team in Judged D3 College Nationals Moved to Washington State in NAWGJ historian and website present.
Started because her sister's friend was a competitive gymnast and she idolized her.
Competed Class 3 through Class 1 and even tried elite for one year before she dropped back to class 1. She was a class 1 for 7 years. Dale Flansas did all the choreography for her during entire club career. On the region II national team in and competed at Nationals, qualified for vault finals.
Also qualified 2 years to Western Nationals, and probably 6 years to regionals. Best event was vault and won numerous competitions on vault. Competed for Boise State from - 4 year letter winner.