Roscoe gymnasts flip for Olympic kick off party - – Rockford’s News Leader

Roscoe gymnasts flip for Olympic kick off party


The London games are set to start tonight, so some local gymnasts in the area are "flipping out" with excitement.

Kids Spot Gym kicked off the games with an Olympic style party at the gym.

The party ran from 6:30 to 8:30, highlighting tumbling and trampoline work from many of the team gymnasts. Visitors got to test their skills by trying out the equipment. All the way from the balance beam, to the floor exercise. Kids felt like Olympians, as they crafted their very own Olympic gold medals.

Coaches at the gym say with the Olympics beginning, the gymnasts bring new energy to the gym.

"Little kids come in and there like, 'Oh yeah! I saw this on TV!' So the pure enjoyment of that is really cool to see," says Ginelle Galub, Kids Spot gymnastics coach. "It's exciting, definitely more exciting now."

For full coverage of the Olympic Games, you can see it all on WREX.

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