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We all have someone in our lives who has made a lasting impact. A role model of some kind. Well for me, that person was one of my former gymnastics coaches, the late Jaime Gomez. Jaime Gomez was my coach, my mentor, and my inspiration. He was kind and generous with a passion for gymnastics that was almost tangible. He was the kind

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We don’t compare apples and oranges, so why are we so adamant about comparing ourselves to others? Keeping a healthy mindset in regards to sports competitions is crucial to our children’s happiness, so here are some reminders for us all. The Definition of a Win What

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and love is the air! We asked our athletes what they love most and their answers are both inspiring and hilarious. Some of our younger athletes really love food and animals, we don’t blame them though, so do we. Our older athletes highlight their love for their parents, family and all of the friends they have met at gymnastics! Here at Balance 180, we love all of our athletes, parents, coaches, volunteers,

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Sports unquestionably teach us life skills. As all of our coaches who were formerly (or are currently!) gymnasts can attest to, gymnastics teaches us determination and discipline, which we clearly saw with Coach Ashlyn Johnson’s testimony. Not only do coaches have an impact on us, but each gymnastics event (we are talking vault, bars, beam, and floor) has some wisdom to impart on all of us as well. As

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This weekend Balance 180 had the honor of hosting a family fun day for Dance Marathon at UF. The event featured food, laughter, gymnastics and overall just a great time. Now, this event got us thinking, who are the kind and thoughtful college students behind Dance Marathon? We went on a mission to

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