Gymnastics is NOT Life: 10 Things Nobody Should Give Up Because of Gymnastics



“Gymnastics is life. The rest is just details.”

“Life is…Never mind. I have no life. My daughter is a gymnast.”

I know these are cute slogans, designed for merchandise that gymnasts and their parents can proudly wear. Their purpose is to show their allegiance to the sport and to share a laugh with others who get it because they too are so devoted to gym.

So, there is a part of me that feels like a scrooge to say this but here it goes: I cannot stand these types of catchphrases.

They irritate me so because behind those hyperbolic statements is the idea that gymnastics, a sport for children is important enough to be elevated to the centerpiece of peoples lives.   Should gymnastics be a significant influence in a families live? Sure, I’m comfortable with that. But it should not BE someone’s life.

Gymnasts, gymnastics should not BE your life…

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