Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Gymnast Quotes from famous authors such as Helena Bonham Carter, Alicia Sacramone, Sylvie Guillem, Marco van Basten, Paige Spiranac. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I’m quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles.
Growing up I definitely looked up to Dominique Moceanu. She was my favorite gymnast and she was on that ’96 Olympic team. She was always so fun to watch. I kind of wanted to model my career after hers.
When I was doing gymnastics, I was playing. It was fun. The ballet was not fun at all. Yes, I agree you must have discipline, but you don’t need to be a witch. You can’t teach a child like that. Three times a week, I went back to train as a gymnast. Then I was happy.
My first dream as a young boy was to be a gymnast and my first memory of football is of watching Ajax win the European Cup in 1971. It was a time when a great philosophy was being developed at Ajax, making rounded players who were there as a complete team rather than as 11 individuals.
I started playing golf after a broken knee led me to quit my career as an elite gymnast. It wasn’t long before I became one of the world’s top-ranked amateur players.
My mom was a high school gymnast.
My parents, Romanian immigrants, struggled to provide me a better life than the ones they had left in their homeland. They worked hard to give me every opportunity in life, and once I showed natural talent as a young gymnast, they spent every last penny on my training.
The ideal gymnast would be between 4 feet 7 and 5-2. I wouldn’t be able to pinpoint an ideal height, however. It would be foolish to say that a gymnast above 5-2 could not be great.
I was a gymnast for many years before I was a dancer, so it comes in pretty handy when we do stunts.
I wanted to be a gymnast when I was young – I used to do backflips and all those things in the street and at home – but my grandma said it was dangerous and made me stop.
When I was young I wanted to be a gymnast. I used to compete at it, but then I grew too tall.
If you want to be the best gymnast in the world, you have to love the moment. Every single moment that you are competing. Every skill, you have to be showing it off. If you aren’t showing it off, what are you doing?
I don’t want to be considered a gymnast anymore.
I was a gymnast for 13 years, so I was heavy into sports.
Even though I’m a gymnast, I’ve always loved dancing.
It sounds funny, but the 2008 Olympics were something that just kind of happened, and I was lucky they came at a point when I was uninjured and well prepared. As a gymnast, you can’t ask for much more.
As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport.
I’m not an athlete, and I’m not a gymnast, but I’ve always loved any type of sport and fitness, and I love running Tough Mudder or Spartan races and anything that’s strength.
As a gymnast, you always wear spandex. Being a teenager wearing spandex? It was tough accepting how my body looked, especially if there was any weight gain.
My parents have tried not to intrude. They kind of stayed apart from my gymnastics but are very supportive, and that’s very helpful as a gymnast to not have your parents say, ‘Did you do this today?’ and just be very on top of you.
I didn’t want to be a dancer. I just did it to work my way through college. But I was always an athlete and gymnast, so it came naturally.
I’m going to become like a gymnast. I watch online, on Instagram, these gymnast influencers, and that’s where I want to get.
I was a gymnast when I was little, like 8, 9, 10.
Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.
We all have limitations. I don’t have the right genes to be an Olympic weightlifter. I don’t have the right genetics to be an Olympic sprinter. Or gymnast. Sure, if I trained my whole life, perhaps I could have become fairly decent in those sports.
I’ve still got a few moves from my days as a gymnast.
I was a semi-professional gymnast as a child. I did rhythmic gymnastics, but I sustained an injury and strained all the muscles in my spine.
I’d really like to be a gymnast and be super flexible.
I was a gymnast when I was younger but sadly didn’t really keep it up with age.
I was a gymnast and my favorite event was floor because I got to smile.
I’m not just a normal guy. I’m a gymnast.
My teammates and my coaches have all allowed me to step into my individuality and not be defined by just being a gymnast.
Eleven years old is not an early age to set your sight on the Olympics for a gymnast, because we normally peak in high school. I first qualified for the Olympics team during my sophomore year in high school, when I was 15 years old.