black gymnastics

I know everyone is busy screaming about history, but I would like to casually remind everyone of the gift that no one has talked about enough. this is magical and amazing and none of you have appreciated it enough so HERE now you can watch/listen on repeat like me

Shoutout to the black boys

Shoutout to the black boys who do ballet.
Shoutout to the black boys who are gymnasts.
Shoutout to the black boys who are acrobats.
Shoutout to the black boys that do yoga.
Shoutout to the black boys who are cheerleaders.
Shoutout to the black boys that play soccer.
Shoutout to the black boys that play volleyball.
Shoutout to the black boys that play tennis.
Rugby.
Golf.
Hockey.
Shoutout to the black boys who are models.
Shoutout to the black boys who are poets/writers.
Shoutout to the black boys who cook/bake.
Shoutout to the black boys that are opera singers.
Shoutout to the black boys that are fat.
Shoutout to the black boys that are skinny/bony.
Shoutout to the black boys with eating disorders.
Shoutout to the black boys with mental illnesses.
Shoutout to the black boys with disabilities.
Shoutout to the black boys who are gay.
Shoutout to the black boys who are trans.
Shoutout to the black boys who are bisexual.
Shoutout to the black boys who are asexual.
Shoutout to the black boys with crooked teeth.
Shoutout to the black boys with huge/tiny ears.
Shoutout to the black boys with weird belly buttons.
Shoutout to the black boys that are short.
Shoutout to the black boys that can’t grow facial hair.
Shoutout to the black boys that are afraid to be themselves.
Shoutout to the black boys that never feel like they are enough.

You are enough, and we love you. If they don’t, I sure as hell do. Don’t let anyone tell you that you aren’t talented or beautiful, or “not black enough” or “man enough” because of the things you enjoy or deal with in live. You are valid. You are loved. You are important. And that’ll never change.

Black History Month: NCAA Gymnasts

February 2nd- Kennedi Edney (LSU)

Kennedi Edney (born August 14th 1998) is a former level 10 gymnast who is currently a freshman at Louisiana State University, majoring in sociology. She did her club training at Precision Gymnastics under Trent and Jill Spaulding. 

Pre-collegiate achievements:

  • Seven-time JO Level 10 National Champion 
  • 2012 and 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup Qualifier
  • Took home every all-around title in every meet she competed in during the 2015 season

Collegiate Bests: 

  • Vault: 9.950
  • Bars: 9.925
  • Beam: 9.950
  • Floor: 9.925

Collegiate Achievements (to date):

  • SEC Gymnast of the Week (01/31/2017)
  • SEC Freshman of the Week (01/09/2017)
  • Has won four individual titles in the first four meets of the 2017 season