Category Archives: Gymnastics

Oksana Chusovitina – You Da Real MVP!

Back in Athens 2004, when I was enjoying the unlimited freedom one has after he graduates from high-school but before he gets drafted to the Israeli army, I used to write daily Olympic summaries in a forum hosted by Israel’s most popular forums website (Tapuz for ze Israelis out there).

Even then I wrote about Oksana Chusovitina that she is really old for a gymnast – she was 29 back then. Continue reading

Alexander Shatilov

Alexander Shatilov is Israel’s greatest ever gymnast, a great performer at the floor exercise, where he won 2 bronze medals at the World Championships and 5 medals at the European Championships (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronzes), and from 2015 he is also the proud owner of the “Best Beard in Artistic Gymnastics” award. Which should be given to him for┬ápermanent keeping. I mean – come on, no one can top that.

Help! Shatilov has been kidnapped by hipsters!

Help! Shatilov has been kidnapped by hipsters!