Monday, December 23, 2013

a brighter corner

This sad little blog has been neglected for over a year. My life, however, has gone on and I have not stopped writing entirely. I have continued my life story on my blog

I am still tumbling and enjoying my time as a coach. Someday I may return to this little corner of the internet, but for now I am exploring the realms of Feel my Sunlight and am content with staying there. See, Power Tumbling is just one piece of my life, and this blog only tells that part of the story, my other blog, however, tells the whole story.

I am sad to say this blog probably won't be continued much except for an occasional post here and there, or for the times I am having nostalgic moments and want to travel back through old tumbling thoughts and experiences. As for the future, follow me on Feel my Sunlight. It's a lot brighter there.


Saturday, March 2, 2013

I'm back!

Well, I have been slacking haven't I? I post often on my other blog but I figured I sould continue posting on this lovely blog... wether or not anyone reads it.

So a few weeks ago I sprained my ankle. It has been giving me problems ever sence. Well, just this last weekend I was doing fulls and sprained the same ankle. Again. UGH! I went to the doctor and he said I had a "high" ankle sprain as well as a regular ankle sprain. I took the week off but am going to try to go back next week. This next weekend I am supposed to compete at my 3rd meet of they year, but unfortunatly I don't think I will be ready by then and will have to scratch. In two weeks I will be competing at the Kalon Ludvigson Invitational and am so excited! This is a meet with international compeditors and hopefully I am all healed and ready to rock it by then. Fingers crossed. Did I mention the doctor said no tramps? ya.

I just finished watching American Cup. These new upcoming gymnasts are amazing and I can't wait to see what they bring to the sport over the next four years. Congrats to USA's Jake Dalton and Katelyn Ohashi for taking gold at this event. GO TEAM USA!

eat. sleep. tumble.


Friday, February 15, 2013

Quote #180

"I don't 
you have to be 
better than everybody else.               
                 I believe you have to be
                     than you                            
                ever thought 
you could be."                      

           -- Ken Venturi

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Tumbleing Comp.

Well we had a tumbling comp today. It was a fun long day in Saratoga Springs. I placed 3rd and am happy about it! Congrats to all of my competitors and team mates! You all did super dandy! I just have to say I love my team and I love all of the girls I compete with! We have way more fun than rivals should. Thanks for all the support! Next stop: Logan.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

update update update

Hey friends! Remember me? Ya I'm still here and yes I am still tumbling.

At my last meet I placed 4th over all with a score of 53.00. There is room for improvement but hey, it was the first meet so I won't complain!

We have our next meet this weekend and I am so excited!

On another note, I am going off sugar for the next 6 months {with the exception of 4 days a month when I get a treat}. We are doing this just for fun as a way to start eating healthier. I have convinced several people to join me in this challenge... so I am offering the challenge to YOU. What are you going to do to clean up your diet?

This year should be fun! It has already started off on a good note! My coach promised every single one of us that we will have either a 6 pack or an 8 pack by regionals... wish me luck! ha This should be hard, but I can't wait!

I promise to try and post more often.

 To get more updates on our team go to!
Or visit my personal blog

Love you guys!
Eat. Sleep. Tumble.

Friday, January 18, 2013

coach quotes

"Tumbling is not like other sports where your weaknesses can be overshadowed by the team. Here your weaknesses will be found out very quickly, but are you okay with that and can you commit yourself to: making you better?
Tumbling makes you
face fears you never imagined! After that scary fall or that first time at a new skill, it says a lot about your true character on whether you are determined to go for it.
Tumbling makes you stronger physically, mentally and emotionally, though at times it may feel like your falling apart in one or all those areas.
I feel it is at those times you have to make the choice to take the next step forward. Let me tell you, tumbling will never let you stay in one place for too long. You must be progressing forward, pushing yourself to be better and work harder every training or you'll lose all passion for it!"

 -Stephanie Rennie {my super awesome Double Mini coach}

p.s. First tumbling meet of the year tomorrow! Good luck everyone!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

2012 Seasons Greetings

2012 has been a fantastic year for USA Gymnastics. Click ------------------> {HERE} for a seasons greeting from USA Gymnastics!

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Power Tumbling in the Olympics

I had a dream last night that I competed in the Olympics. I know, you are probably imagining me tumbling. But no. See Power Tumbling is NOT IN THE OLYMPICS! so in my dream I just showed up and randomly picked a sport that was. What did I pick? Wrestling. Ya. I know. So I signed up and was waiting at the door ready to walk in when a lady told me that I had to wrestle in another room first. She led me to the room with no spectators and I was so mad! There was a guy there and he told me I could wrestle someone. Lets call him Killer. Killer was a HUGE man who smoked and was super physically fit. I am a little 4'9" girl. I was scared! So we wrestled and AFTER he pinned me he grabbed my foot and broke my ankle with his bare hands. I vowed never to wrestle again. I also vowed to do my part to GET POWER TUMBLING IN THE OLYMPICS! So here I am.

Dear I.O.C.,
People everywhere would love it if you would put Power Tumbling in the Olympics! So please consider it.
Sincerely, Whitney along with thousands of other people.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Quote #179

"One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward
growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be
overcome again and again."

-- Abraham Maslow

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Olympic week- Thursday

and last, but not least...

Gabby Douglas!

Gabby is America's Sweetheart!
She is the newest Olympic Champion.
What more can I say?
America loves you Gabby!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Olympic Week- Wednesday

Jordyn Wieber

  • She is a volunteer at St. Jude's Children's Research Center, the Giving Tree project at her church, and at local 5K races.
  • Beam and vault are Jordyn's favorite events.
  • She loves Justin Bieber.
  • Her friends call her "Jo"
  • Her favorite subject in school is science.
  • She has an instagram and updates it often.
  • Jordyn started gymnastics at age 4.
  • Jordyn is my personal favorite from the 2012 womens gymnatics team.