Couture Leo Winner Soars in GK at Mexican Open

GK is proud to have provided the GK Elegance Award at the 2013 Mexican Open with a one-of-a-kind $10,000 gymnastics leotard. This annual international competition was held in Acapulco, Mexico November 28-30, 2013. The competition was dedicated to giving young gymnasts international experience. Thirteen countries attended including Russia, China, United States, Japan, Romania, Italy, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Brazil, Ukraine, Canada, Spain and of course the host country, Mexico. Special guests included gymnastics legends, Nadia Comaneci and three-time Olympian Svetlana Boguinskaia. Our GK booth was set up to offer a variety of styles new to the gymnastics industry. It is events such as this that we are honored to be a part of and to share our passion for the sport of gymnastics.

Our Elegance Award was presented to Ukrainian gymnast, shown on the left, Angelina Kysla who finished fifth in the all-around competition. Her beautiful artistic performance awarded her this very special prize.

The prize was a couture version of our Glamour SWAROVSKI Leotard 1007. This is a gorgeous V back long sleeve gymnastics leotard featured in Gold Leaf and Antique Gold Mystique fabrics with a modified high cut leg. This modern leotard features a Black mesh inset with Gold Mystique underlay. The body and sleeves are adorned with over 10,000 Gold Brilliance, Metallic Gold, and Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

22-year-old Kysla showed off this gorgeous leotard in a photo-shoot with brilliant and elegant poses on the beach in Acapulco. She was a member of the Ukrainian team of 2011 and 2013 World Championships, Her coach, Inna Korobchinskaya is so proud of Kysla and they are both so excited about this one-of-a-kind reward. They wish to "thank the GK company for such a unique prize!" 

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Photo © International Gymnast Magazine - Kylsa is shown here with1996 Olympic champion Lilia Podkopayeva and coach Inna Korobchinskaya.

Congratulations to Angelina Kysla on receiving our Elegance Award and best wishes on your gymnastics journey!

Do you absolutely love Angelina's sparkling look in GK gymmastics apparel? Our shimmering Ultimate Brilliance Collection is sure to catch your eye with the most dazzling SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS decorated leotards around!

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Gold Medal Gymnastics is Dazzling in Their New Leotards

Gold Medal Gymnastics of Greenlawn, NY is thrilled with their new Under Armour Competitive Gymnastics Leotards.  Who wouldn't be with all those dazzling SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS? They look incredible!

Gold Medal Gymnastics loved the basic design and style of UA Elegance 6701. It's a long sleeve competition gymnastics leotard that was inspired by the National Team leotard worn at the 2013 Jesolo Trophy. Believe it or not, Under Armour does offer Special Order competition leotards, and this is a great example of what you can do to personalize your look. Gold Medal gymnasts prefer a longer 3/4 length leo so we shortened the long sleeves for them by 3" for added comfort during their routines.  It's just one more level of service that GK offers to ensure the best fit for our athletes. We've also personalized the color combination on this leo to display a Red Mystique faux shoulder strap design on a Black Mystique sweetheart styled v neck leo. We love the black and red color combination with all those crystals. The heat transferred GMGC name on the back in Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS adds a sophisticated touch of personalization. It's a classic, stunning look that won't go unnoticed when Gold Medal Gymnastics competes at the Brestyans Invite January 17-18, Manhattan Classic Jan 25-26, and IGI Feb. 7-9. We wish you the best of luck!

Begin personalizing your team leotard today by viewing all of our Special Order Long Sleeve Leotards. While you're there, don't forget to check out our great selection of Under Armour accessories, including bags, warm-ups and Coaches Shirts to match your Under Armour competition and training gear.

 

 

 

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GK Clearance Sale - 5 Days Only 50% Off

Don't miss these deals on the latest GK gymnastics styles! 5 Days only, 50% off select holiday styles. Select from exclusive GK Prints, Sequinz, and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS starting at only $22.49! Hurry, quantities are limited.

Try a classic, athletic look with our Berry Confetti V Neck Workout Leotard E2370 an exclusive GK print shown to the left. Regularly $44.99, now $22.49. This classic V neck leotard comes in our Black Nylon/Spandex fabric with a Berry Confetti print side panel detail featuring clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Cherry Mystique binding.

A fresh look in GK prints is our Sleek Lime Confetti V Neck Workout Leo E2356, a sporty V neck workout leotard in our Lime Confetti Polyester/Spandex print with symmetrical panel inserts in White Sparkle Hologram and Black Nylon/Spandex. Regularly $54.99, now $27.49.

 

Do you love to sparkle and shine? Shown on the left is our Black and Red Vapor Sequinz Tank Leotard E2381. This artsy scoop neck leotard in Black Nylon/Spandex features a wrap around side panel design in our Red Vapor print and Red Hologram Sequinz in a double swirl design. Regularly $44.99, now $22.49.

Another look you will shimmer in is our Red and Swirled Sequinz Leotard E2384 a classic tank leotard in our Black  Nylon/Spandex fabric with a Red and Silver Hologram Sequinz swirled bodice design. Regularly $44.99, now $22.49.

 

Want a more modern look in gymnastics workout wear? You won't want to miss our Bright Lemon Lime V Neck Workout Leo E2369 a vibrant V neck workout leotard in Lemon Lime Mystique with a Berry Mystique right shoulder design featuring Black Mystique zig zag trim. Regularly $54.99, now only $27.49.

Shop our Holiday Collection today! Offer is valid on select Holiday Essentials leotards now through December 30, 2013 for consumer accounts only. This discount pricing is valid only while supplies last. May not be combined with any other offer or discount. Valid only at www.gkelite.com. No promo code is necessary.

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The Latest Styles in Gymnastics Leos, 2014 Spring Essentials NOW AVAILABLE

GK is the world's leading brand in gymnastics leotards. Our quality and pricing make our leotards the best value in the gymnastics industry! With so many styles to choose from you are sure to find a perfect look for your workout. Whether you are shopping for an adorable GKids leotard, a fan of Gabby and Aly selecting a new leotard to add to your collection, or a competing gymnast in need of a new leotard for your daily workouts, GK has the perfect leotard for you.  We have exclusive styles and fabrics you will not find anywhere else.

You won't want to miss the fabulous selection of Value Tanks, the latest designs from GK Champion 2012 Olympic Gabrielle Douglas, and new girls leotards from our adorable GKids Collection.  Plus, you'll find six fresh new styles from Alexandra Raisman herself along with many other fantastic GK Gymnastics Styles with the fit, quality and style you've come to know and love!

Now available online, be the first to check out the latest styles in gymnastics apparel with our Spring 2014 Workout Essentials!

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Spring Fusion Collection

 

Spring Fusion, exclusively from GK, brings you bold colors and our coordinating Jungle Party print for 2014.  Our athletes are going to love these bold and colorful gymnastics leotards!

We all know someone who's into pattern, and for this person we recommend the Asymmetrical Jungle Workout Leo E2423. It's a Jungle Party Polyester/Spandex Foil printed leo with a striking Lemon Lime Mystique design line that cascades from the shoulder to the hip. It's a fabulous design for the young, hip gymnast. The featured Jungle Party pattern in this leo is pretty enough to showcase on your entire leo, but also crazy Artsy Square Neck Tank Leo E2427enough to accent a more subtle leo. If you flip this fabric combo to create a Lemon/Lime Mystique Leo with Jungle Party side stripes and collar banding, you'll find yourself admiring our Artsy Square Neck Tank Leo E2427. Pastel, leopard pattern isn't the only eye-catcher in this glitzy leo though. The cascading pattern of Purple Sequinz breaks up all that bold color with a fancy focal detail that's sure to draw the attention of friends.  To extend our offering of Jungle Party, while visiting the softer side of the pattern, we've designed the Jeweled Vinca V Neck Tank Leotard E2424. Vinca Mystique is a sweet, but vibrant shade of purple, a perfect shade to compliment the Jungle Party shoulder accents on this v neck tank leo. SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS add an extra glow to this sweet tank leo.  Whatever your style, there's always room in your closet for a little Jungle Party.

Spring Fusion isn't all crazy though. The line also features two classic designs, decorated in fun, lively colors. The first is White Sparkle V Neck Workout Leotard E2425. It's a beautiful White Sparkle White Sparkle V Neck workout Leotard E2425Hologram, sporty v-neck leotard with just a pop of Lemon Lime and Electric Turquoise Mystique accenting the top. The other classic, sport y leo in this collection is Modern Scoopback Workout Leo E2426. This modern scoop back leotard boasts a vibrant blue raspberry mystique fabric with dramatic wrap around ribbon lines in Modern Scoopback Workout Leo E2426Grape and Lemon Lime mystique.

Love these neon Mystique color combos?  Find similar throughout our entire Spring workout Essentials Catalog.

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GK's 2014 Spring Catalog Coming Soon

Here at GK we are so excited to soon release our 2014 Spring Workout Essentials Catalog!

GK’s quality and pricing make our leotards the best value in the gymnastics industry. Whether you are shopping for an adorable GKids leotard, a fan of Gabby and Aly selecting a new leotard to add to your collection, or a competing gymnast in need of a new leotard for your daily workouts, GK has the perfect leotard for you.  We have exclusive styles and fabrics you will not find anywhere else.

 

Enjoy GK, the world’s best selling brand of gymnastics leotards. Stay tuned for the release of our 2014 Spring Catalog and find fresh looks in gymnastics leos for Spring! Check out our Women's In Stock Gymnastics Apparel today!

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Gabby Keeps it Contemporary With Her Spring Collection

Gabby loves pattern! This season, Gabby really outdid herself by refining the patterns on her gymnastics leotards with Sequinz. What an amazing choice! It allowed her to personalize her leos a bit by creating elegant designs on a solid base. Her collection features three different styles where she uses this design strategy. You'll also see some Hologram Nylon/Spandex, as well as unique patterned fabrics. There's a little Gabby Douglas for everyone this Spring.

Gabby doublas Cascading Sequinz Leo

Gabby's color choice for her first three leos, shown above, is a spectacular array of fresh, bright Spring shades. Lime Mystique is the fabric of choice on the Gabby Douglas Cascading Sequinz Leo E2453. This classic Gabrielle Douglas leotard is decorated with a cascade of purple sequinz across the front and a purple Nylon/Spandex binding around the neckline. Electric Turquoise Mystique binding borders the v-neck in Gabby's next leo, the Gabby Passion V Neck Tank Leo E2454. As if this Passion Mystique leo weren't gorgeous enough, Gabby added an artistic array of turquoise and lemon lime hologram sequinz across the bodice for added character. The outcome is extremely beautiful. As we anticipate the coming of Spring, Gabrielle Douglas Scoop Back Leo E2455 and it's Seaglass Sparkle Hologram Nylon/Spandex fabric brings our senses full speed to the ocean. This scoop neck leo features a wave of Silver and Berry hologram sequinz for added effect. All three of these sequinzed leos are definite must-haves for the Spring!

For those of you looking for new patterned leos, we have a few more options for your as well. The Gabby Criss Cross Back Tank Leo E2449 displays an array of color with it's Radioactive Nylon/Spandex print. Purple Nylon/Spandex binding accents the leo and carries through the back with a criss cross, key hole design. It's the perfect accessory for a bold and confident personality, as is the Gabrielle Douglas Strappy Tank Leo E2452, an Asymmetrical Gabrielle Douglas leotard in Pinkalicious Polyester/Spandex print. This leo features a unique Yellow Mystique triple strap detail that coincides with the flowing fabric design. You'll love the beautiful color combination.

Finally, Gabby didn't neglect the sporty girls out there on the gym floor. Bold and solid is the name of the game with Gabbby's Sporty Gabby V Neck Workout Leo E2451. This Berry Mystique leo is fashioned simply with bold wrap-around side design lines in Black and Yellow Mystique. The colors compliment each other beautifully to create a feminine athletic appearance. If you're looking for a short to go with an existing leo or top, the Gabrielle Douglas collection also features the sporty Gabrielle Douglas Workout Short E2450, a Black Nylon/Spandex with Lime Mystique waistband.

Do you love the Gabby Douglas Collection, but want to see more? Our Alexandra Raisman collection is sure to appeal to you as well.  See our post about Aly's great new Spring leotards. Also be sure to visit us at GK Gymnastics to order all of your new Spring gear.

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Warm Up with GK's Holiday Fire Workout Essentials Collection

Looking for the perfect gymnastics leotard sure to warm things up on the mat? Our 2013 Holiday Fire Collection features shimmering Sequinz styles and introduces our new Red Vapor fabric in the best gymnastics workout apparel around!

Our Cross Body White Sparkle Tank Leo E2382 is an elegant asymmetrical workout leotard in Black Nylon/Spandex with a White Sparkle Hologram cascading ribbon design and a Silver Hologram Sequinz design for a touch of shine. Heat up your next performance with our Red Hot Asymmetrical Tank Leotard E2383.  This asymmetrical neckline leotard features our bold Red Mystique fabric with a contrasting White Sparkle Hologram cross body design and delicately highlighted with Silver Hologram Sequinz. Try a two toned look with our Black & Red Vapor Sequinz Tank Leotard E2381 a classic scoop neck leotard in Black Nylon/Spandex with a wrap around side panel design in our new Red Vapor fabric. This leo features Red Hologram Sequinz in a double swirl design.

For the print lovers out there, check out our Red Vapor Workout Leotard E2380 an athletic V neck leotard in the new Red Vapor Nylon/Spandex fabric. This leo features bold Black side panel inserts and criss cross back straps in Black Nylon/Spandex. For a modern clean lined style, our Red & Silver Swirled Sequinz Leotard E2384 is the perfect workout option. This classic tank leotard comes in our Black Nylon/Spandex fabric with a Red and Silver Hologram Sequinz swirled bodice design.

If you love these bold red hot looks, you have to see our complete 2013 Holiday Workout Essentials Catalog. Hurry these styles won't last long!

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GK Champions, Biles and Ross to Represent USA at 2014 AT&T American Cup

It has been quite a successful year for GK Champions, and American artistic gymnasts, Simone Biles and Kyla Ross. It seems 2014 will be no different. They both have recently accepted invitations to represent the United States at the 2014 AT&T American Cup to be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Greensboro, NC Coliseum Complex.

Biles of Spring,TX and Bannon's Gymnastix, is the 2013 U.S. National All-Around Champion and the 2013 World All-Around Champion.  She was also the 2012 Junior National Champion on the vault, and won the bronze medal in the all-around competition. Biles took the silver medal at the 2013 AT&T American Cup as she debuted as a senior international elite gymnast. Shown on the left is a photo taken at the 2013 Secret US Classic where Simone is wearing a special order GK leo. This special order Striking Wave Comp Leo 9546 in our White Slither fabric is a swirling long sleeve gymnastics leotard featuring a boat neckline and scoop back with a gorgeous overlapping wave design in Azure Sparkle, Berry, and Sterling Silver Mystique. The garment is tastefully accented with optional jewel designs T485, J546, J547, and J14 in Fuchsia and Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

Ross of Aliso Viejo, CA and Gym-Max, was the 2013 World all-around silver-medalist  and placed silver in the uneven bars and balance beam. At the 2013 P&G Gymnastics Championships, Ross took the gold in the uneven bars, balance beam, and also the silver in the all-around. She was a member of the 2012 gold medal-winning Olympic team. The photo on the right was taken this past year at the Secret US Classic, where Kyla looked stunning in a special order GK gymnastics leotard. This Chic Sweetheart Competition Leotard 7562 is a women's long sleeve competitive gymnastics leotard in our beautiful Sangria, Gold Leaf and Navy Mystique fabrics with a classic neckline featuring an elegant sweetheart bodice design and chic style lines on front and back with optional jewel designs, J14, J831, and T725 in Gold Brilliance and Sangria SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

The AT&T American Cup is the most prestigious international gymnastics invitational held in the U.S. This International Gymnastics Federation World Cup event features the top male and female gymnasts from around the world. Biles and Ross both qualified for the AT&T American Cup based on their performances in the all-around at the 2013 World Championships. For information and ticket pricing for the 2014 AT&T American Cup visit attamericancup.com. Around the same time, the Nastia Liukin Cup will be held featuring many top national Junior Olympic female gymnasts. This event will be held on Feb. 28 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The event is named after the 2008 Olympic all-around gold medalist, Nastia Liukin and highlights the gymnasts who qualify through the Nastia Liukin Cup Series. Find out more details regarding the Nastia Liukin Cup at nastialiukincup.com.

Here at GK, we wish the best of luck to Simone and Kyla and all other hard-working athletes in the year 2014! Be sure to shop our Special Order Women's Long Sleeve Competitive Leotards today for the latest styles in gymnastics competitive wear.

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Free Ground Shipping on GK Gymnastics Leotards - Limited Time Only

Christmas is right around the corner and GK is bringing you all sorts of ways to save on the latest in stock gymnastics apparel. Find the perfect gift for your loved one by purchasing any in stock leotard at www.gkelite.com and receive free ground shipping or $8.99 off any expedited shipping method when you use Promo Code G13DECSHIP at checkout.

Offer valid from Friday, December 13, 2013 through Wednesday, December 18, 2013 only.

No minimum purchase is required. Valid for US Consumer Accounts Only. This offer is valid for Free FedEx Ground Shipping to contiguous US Only, or $8.99 off any expedited shipping method. Delivery by December 24th is subject to stock on hand and is not guaranteed unless one day shipping is selected. May not be combined with any other offer or discount. Valid only at www.gkelite.com. Excludes Special Order Leotards. Use promo code G13DECSHIP

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Stocking Stuffers are Hot for the Holidays with our Gymnastics Accessories

Can you believe there are only 16 days until Christmas? We have rounded up all the necessities to fill every gymnasts' socking this year. Must have shorts, briefs, headbands, wristbands, grips, and slippers make great gifts for athletes on your list. Add a sparkling GK grip bag to hold all your essentials.

Start off with our Mystique Grip Bag GK91 to hold all these fantastic gymnastics accessories. Our versatile & functional mystique grip bags feature our sparkling jeweled GK logo for a bit of sheen and are offered in a variety of colors including Red, Imperial Purple, Berry, Black, Electric Turquoise, Lemon Lime, Rich Royal, and Lime Mystique.

Our WristSavers GK48 are the perfect gift to protect and support athlete's wrists and a great way to prevent injuries.

Your favorite gymnast will appreciate our 3 inch Terry Wristbands GK40 another necessary addition to your holiday shopping list. Our stretch terry wristbands protect gymnasts wrists when using grips. Wristbands are sold in pairs and are one size fits all. Available in Black, Purple, or White.

Another must have accessory used for the uneven bars is our Reisport Velcrro Gymnastics Grips GK56 cconstructed of high quality leather, stitch and glued rubber dowel and velcro wrist closure for a secure fit.

Your favorite athlete will love our In Stock Mystique Headbands GK101 offered in our Mystique fabric and a large assortment of colors to match every gymnastics leotard or gymnastics warm up. This accessory not only coordinates well for a more complete gymnastics look but also functions to keep hair out of the face.

Shop our complete Hot for the Holidays Collection today to find the best holiday gifts in gymnastics apparel. Be sure to check out our 2013 Holiday Workout Essentials Catalog for even more hot styles!

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Get Playful this Season with 2013 Holiday Gumballs Collection

GK has everything you need this holiday season with lots of new styles and fabrics for the best workout apparel around, especially for the little athletes in your life! Get playful and find the perfect gift for your mini gymnast with the sweetest selection of our GKids Holiday Gumballs Collection.

Designed specifically for little gymnasts, each GKids style is made with our super soft, no itch fabrics without sacrificing GK's superior fit. This exclusive collection of gymnastics leotards offer adorable styling at reasonable prices.

Check out our new Turquoise Gumballs fabric! This adorable Turquoise Gumballs GKids Tank Leo E2344 is a cute kid's gymnastics tank leotard made in our new fabric with a fun back bow detail. This leo goes great with our Turquoise Gumballs GKids Shorts E2352 our kid's workout shorts in Turquoise Gumballs Polyester/Spandex.

Things are getting chilly with our Iceberg Velvet GKids Workout Leo E2343.  Our girl's scoop neck leotard in Iceberg Velvet and Turquoise Gumballs Polyester/Spandex features Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS along asymmetrical style lines for a bit of sparkle.

Our Bright Sapphire Sequinz GKids Leotard E2345 is a children's V back leotard in Bright Sapphire Nylon/Spandex with Turquoise Gumballs side accents and sweet heart design embellished in Silver and Turquoise Hologram Sequinz on bodice.

This delightful style is a great gift idea for your sweetie! Our Bright Sapphire Swirl GKids Biketard E2346 is the perfect girl's biketard design in our Bright Sapphire Nylon/Spandex with a fun wrap around wave detail in Turquoise Gumballs.

For your little man, we present our Sublimated Boy's Gymnastics Shirt 1835M a Black Nylon/Spandex boy's gymnastics competition shirt which features a cutting edge sublimated print design and boy-cut leg. Pair this child's top with our Boy's Gymnastics Long Shorts 1818M , boy's gymnastics competition shorts with a 5inch inseam and elastic drawstring waist. These shorts are slightly longer in length with a mid thigh hemline.

These adorable children's gymnastics apparel looks won't last long. Shop our entire GKids Collection today! For even more holiday gift ideas, check out our Hot for the Holidays Collection for the hottest looks in gymnastics!

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Hurry...Last Week for Guaranteed Holiday Styles

Make your list and check it twice! GK guarantees select holiday styles to be shipped to you by December 25th, if ordered by December 6, 2013. Styles include GK prints, Sequinz, and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

There are lots of affordable options for the gymnast on your holiday wish list! Look for the gift box icon for guaranteed styles. Applicable for shipments within the continental US only.

For all those little gymnasts on your list, our Bright Sapphire Sequinz GKids Leotard E2345 is a perfect option. This children's V back leotard in Bright Sapphire Nylon/Spandex features Turquoise Gumballs print side accents and is beautifully embellished in Silver and Turquoise Hologram Sequinz. Goes great with our Turquoise Gumballs GKids Shorts E2352.

Brighten up your gymnastics look with our Bright Lemon Lime V Neck Workout Leo E2369. This cheerful style is a striking V neck workout leotard in Lemon Lime Mystique fabric with a bold Berry Mystique right shoulder design featuring Black Mystique zig zag trim. You will love the clean lines and modern style of this gymnastics leotard.

For your teenage gymnast, our Aly Raisman Feather V Neck Workout Leo E2338 is just what she is looking for this year. This sleek, two tone Aly Raisman workout leotard in Berry and Sangria Mystique fabrics features an asymmetrical feather design highlighted with Silver Hologram Sequinz. GK Champion Alexandra Raisman is the most decorated American gymnast from the 2012 Olympic Games, where she won three medals. Aly took home the gold medal for her Floor Exercise routine and for her contributions toward the Team USA victory. She also received the bronze medal for her Balance Beam routine. Aly was also a finalist on the Spring 2013 season of Dancing with the Stars.

A sporty gymnastics leo option is our Black Moonstone Racerback Tank Leo E2360. This GK Exclusive Print is an athletic racer back style in Black Moonstone Nylon/Spandex print with symmetrical side and neckline details in Electric Turquoise Mystique.

For a bold patterned look, for your favorite gymnast, our Sleek Lime Confetti V Neck Workout Leo E2356 is a great option. Another GK Exclusive Print, this sporty v neck workout leotard features our Lime Confetti Polyester/Spandex print with symmetrical panel inserts in White Sparkle Hologram and Black Nylon/Spandex.

Only a few days left to shop our Guaranteed for the Holidays Styles. Be sure to get them before time runs out! Also check out the complete 2013 Holiday Gymnastics Collection while supplies last.

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GK Visits Wendy Hillard Foundation in NYC

GK recently traveled to New York City to visit the Wendy Hillard Foundation, and we are so excited to share our commitment to the sport of gymnastics with others. We admire and support this organization whose mission is to provide opportunities to improve physical and emotional health through gymnastics and its associated disciplines.  Founded in 1996 by Wendy Hilliard, Hall of Fame rhythmic gymnasts- the Wendy Hilliard Foundation has provided free gymnastics classes, summer programs, competitive gymnastics teams and annual girls and women sports clinics. Initial funding was through the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development and the US Olympic Committee. Current funding includes; public funding, private and corporate grants and individual donors.

Located in Harlem, NYC the Wendy Hilliard Foundation has served over 15,000 inner city youth. This unique development organization has trained elite level athletes as well as national and international event champions.   Wendy’s Broadway background has served beneficially for the organization’s performance training, with many trained athletes going onto Broadway and other national and international performances. Wendy was featured in People Magazine and the New York Times, highlighting this non-profit organization. She continues to make partnerships with youth serving organizations such as the Dance Theater of Harlem and the Police Athletic League. Since 2010, the WHF began a partnership with the Harlem Children’s Zone “HCZ”. This partnership provides free gymnastics for over 350 HCZ students each week. The HCZ Armory is the home of the WHF competitive teams which includes over 30 HCZ students. HCZ through the WHF also provides free Parent and me and adult gymnastics classes for the community. She now has added focus in health, nutrition, pregnancy prevention and sports medicine partnering with the NYC top hospitals the Women’s Sports Medicine Center and Premier Physical Therapy and Wellness. In 2004 the organization added programs aimed at reinforcing literacy, dedication to school work and health through Literacy Inc.

Wendy Hillard was the first African-American to represent the U.S. in rhythmic gymnastics, Her main goal was to create a program that provided an opportunity for more minorities to experience the sport she was so passionate about. The Wendy Hilliard Foundation has established an incredible track record of providing quality training for people of all ages and abilities in gymnastics. Hillard's nine time national team membership was a record breaker as she served twice as the National Team Captain. Later she became the US National Team Coach and went on to train 1996 Olympian, Aliane Baquerot.  In 2008 she was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Wendy is pictured on the left with our Executive Vice President of Design & Corporate Relations, Kelly McKeown. Kelly was excited to meet some of the dedicated gymnasts of the Wendy Hillard Foundation shown below. The Wendy Hillard Foundation will be hosting the Harlem Gymnastics Invitational coming up, February 22 & 23, 2014.

The Wendy Hillard Foundation chose our in stock competitive gymnastics apparel to outfit their athletes.  The female gymnasts will be wearing our 3/4 sleeve Purple Mystique Gymnastics Leotard 3457 with a custom Silver Hologram Sequinz design, shown on the left.  The male gymnasts will be outfitted in a Black, Gray, and White Nylon/Spandex custom competition shirt with our Men's Gymnastics Long Shorts 1818M in Black Nylon/Spandex featuring a custom purple embroidery logo shown below.

 If you love Wendy Hillard Foundation's women's gymnastics leotard design, shop out entire In Stock Long Sleeve Leotard Collection today and you can customize a look of your own. For a custom look in both men's and women's gymnastics apparel, check out our Design Studio for a brand new one of a kind style.

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Get Hot for the Holidays in Traditional GK Holiday Leos

GK has got exactly what you need for your holiday wish list! With only 30 days until Christmas we are counting down with our hottest looks in gymnastics apparel! Today we are featuring our classic holiday leotards on our Hot for the Holidays Collection.

Add a little tradition with our Classic Holiday Leotards, sophisticated styles featuring our most popular holiday color combinations. You'll shine brightly in Sequinz and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS! Starting at $44.99!

Our Red Vapor Workout Leotard E2380 is an athletic V neck leotard in our Red Vapor Nylon/Spandex fabric which features bold black side panel inserts and criss cross back straps in Black Nylon/Spandex.

These festive colors are sure to warm you up this holiday! Check out our Black and Red Vapor Sequinz Tank Leo E2381 a classic scoop neck leo in Black Nylon/Spandex with wrap around side panel design in Red Vapor. This leo features our Red Hologram Sequinz in a double swirl design. You will love our modern Cross Body White Sparkle Tank Leo E2382 an asymmetrical workout leotard in Black Nylon/sSandex with White Sparkle Hologram and cascading ribbon and Silver Hologram Sequinz design. Try a fierce look in gymnastics workout apparel with our Red Hot Asymmetrical Tank Leotard E2383 a unique asymmetrical neckline leotard in our shimmering Red Mystique with a contrasting White Sparkle Hologram cross body design featuring Silver Hologram Sequinz. Our classic Red & Swirled Sequinz Leotard E2384 is made in our Black Nylon/Spandex with Red and Silver Hologram Sequinz swirled bodice design accents.These holiday looks shown below are the perfect gift for your favorite gymnast this season!

For even more top selling gymnastics leotards, shop our entire Hot for the Holidays Collection today!

Check out our Styles Guaranteed for the Holidays to be sure you receive your gifts in time!

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GK Color Your Leo Appears in Times Picayune

We are so proud to have our "Color Your Leo " design featured recently in the New Orleans newspaper.  Julia Vedros, from Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies won the national "Color Your Leo" contest from the P&G Gymnastics Championships in Hartford, CT which we and our partner, Under Armour sponsored.

Just twelve years old, Julia, shown on the right, seems to excel in lots of different areas. She is an excellent student with outstanding grades, a dedicated runner, and an advanced gymnast. She trains daily as a level 7 gymnast at Ivanov's Gymnastics Academy in Metairie. In late summer, Julia's "Purple Petals" design was selected from over 300 entries received, and won with the leading number of votes on the USA Gymnastics Facebook page.

Using the template of a basic leotard shape, Julia came up with over 10 different designs. Finally incorporating her favorite colors of pink and purple and along with her favorite elements from each design, she came up with the final product. She wanted to make the leo a whimsical look that resembled butterfly wings. Our GK leotard designer, Erica Jones created the final product of this beautiful leotard which was later featured in our GK Fashion Show at tthe 2013 P&G Gymnastics Championships in August in Hartford, CT. Julia received the leo as her contest prize.

Julia competes in local and regional competitions on the uneven bars, floor exercises, balance beam, and vault. Her favorite event is the floor exercises since it allows the most self-expression and creativity. She comments about her passion for gymnastics, “I guess I was drawn to gymnastics,” she said. “I have a lot of energy and it’s a great way to release it.” She is a well-liked individual and teammate, always showing support for other athletes. Julia plans to stick with gymnastics and hopes to keep advancing to new levels. Read the full article from the Times Picayne here. See even more details about Purple Petals leo here.

Do you love this look? Shop GK's In Stock Long Sleeve Competitive Gymnastics Leotards today for a stunning look of your own!

Want a truly custom look? Contact your Local GK Representative for assistance.

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Head Over Heels for GK

Head over Heels Gymnastics in Birmingham, AL shine bright in their modern GK workout leotards! They recently hosted the Reach for the Starz Invitational. This gym is dedicated to helping children gain a healthy and fit lifestyle, gymnastics skills, confidence and self-esteem for over 20 years.  As the organization grows they are now offering new programs focused on providing the very best in children’s gymnastics and fitness.

On the left,  Head Over Heels is shown wearing their new GK gymnastics leotards. A member of the meet committee explains why they love our gymnastics apparel, "We decided to go with GK after comparing other vendors and seeing what they had to offer.  GK won our vote due to the quality of the leo, and help with the design. We very much appreciated the support we received from Amanda Banks, our GK representative and her willingness to help us work through this process.  We used these leos for our Reach for the Starz Meet. We were thrilled to offer the leo to every gymnast who attended our meet.  It was the best feeling to see all of our hard work pay off and hear the compliments on our leos."

The team chose our Mystique Low Scoop Neck Leotard 3619 a beautiful Steel Mystique low scoop tank leotard with custom Sequinz embellishments. Your team will love the shimmer of this leo in a large selection of beautiful colors including Steel, Merlot, Sangria, Sunshine, Lime, Grape, Cherry, and Electric Turquoise Mystique. All tank leos come with a matching hair scrunchie to complete your look.

Shop our Women's In Stock Tank Leotards for a large selection of gymnastics workout tank styles perfect for your next practice session or meet!

The GK Representative in your area will be happy to assist you with your order and will help you find a look perfect for your team.

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Lime and Black Sequinz are Hot for the Holidays

It wouldn't be the holiday season without Sequinz, Sparkle, and festive colors! With 33 days until Christmas, GK has all the gymnastics apparel you need to add to your holiday wish list. Add a little twinkle to your wardrobe with Lime and Black Sequinz, a hot look this year. Our festive and fun Sequinz in the brightest colors accent eight beautiful gymnastics leotards. Select from a variety of styles and colors for various looks.

Get colorful with our Artistic Gabrielle Douglas Purple Flutter Leo E2387 a  faux sweetheart neckline leotard in Imperial Purple Mystique and Flutter Nylon/Spandex print with two tone bodice design in Lemon Lime Mystique. This gorgeous leo features twinkling Lemon Lime Hologram Sequinz accents.

Check out these other bold and bright styles in gymnastics leotards. Our Gabby Lime Ribbon Wrap Tank Leo E2388 is an exclusive Gabrielle Douglas tank leotard designed in our Lime Mystique fabric and Ice Cat print wrap around ribbon detail highlighted with Black Sequinz. Another great look is our shimmering Sublime Aly Raisman Sequinz Leotard E2339. This classic scoop back Aly Raisman tank leotard is made in our Black Nylon/Spandex and Lemon Lime Mystique with alternating colors accented with Black and Lemon Lime Hologram Sequinz. Try a modern look with our Cascading Sequinz Asymmetric Tank Leo E2357, an asymmetrical neckline tank leotard in Black Nylon/Spandex with strap and side accents in Lime Confetti Polyester/Spandex and Cascading Lemon Lime Hologram Sequinz details. Our Lime and Black Zig Zag Workout Leotard E2358 is a sporty V neck criss cross workout leotard in Lemon Lime Mystique with striking zig zag detail featuring Black Sequinz.

If you love these bright and cheerful colors, you will love the complete 2013 Holiday Catalog.

For the latest looks this holiday season, check out our Hot for the Holidays Collection today!

GK. Choice of Champions.

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Save up to 30% off Today Only

The holiday season is here! Take advantage of our Cyber Monday Sale. GK has the latest leo styles for the gymnast on your holiday list.

Buy more, Save more on all Holiday Essentials Leotards.

 

Save 10% on all Holiday Essentials Leotards.  No minimum purchase required.
Save 20% on all Holiday Essentials Leotard purchases of $75 or more.
Save 30% on all Holiday Essentials Leotard purchases of $150 or more.

For all your little gymnasts be sure to check out our GKids Collection. We offer the sweetest selection for your favorite little gymnast. Each style is made with our super soft, no itch fabrics and GK's superior fit. Adorable styling, at reasonable prices.  Your little one will love our Lime Charisma Swirl GKids Tank Leo E2348. This children's scoop neck leotard in Hot Pink Cheetah features wrap around Lime Charisma wave detail.  Your little gymnast will fall in love with our matching Hot Pink Cheetah Doll Leotard E2354, a sweet doll leotard in Hot Pink Cheetah Polyester/Spandex with Lime Green pearl edge. Be sure to check out our Bright Sapphire Sequinz GKids Leotard E2345, a children's V back leotard designed in our Bright Sapphire Nylon/Spandex fabric with Turquoise Gumballs side accents and embellished in Silver and Turquoise Hologram Sequinz.

For your young teen gymnast, our signature Aly Raisman or Gabby Douglas leo collections would be the perfect gift! Our Aly Raisman Feather V Neck Workout Leo E2338 is a fun yet sophisticated and sleek two tone workout leotard in our Berry and Sangria Mystique with a pretty asymmetrical feather design highlighted with Silver Hologram Sequinz. For a fun and sparkly look, your teen will love our Gabby Douglas Berry and Zebra Leotard E2389. This leo is creatively designed in our Black Nylon/Spandex and offers a Berry Mystique asymmetrical neckline with bold curved detail in our Iced Zebra Hologram. It is brilliantly accented with Silver Hologram Sequinz for a touch of shine.

With even more styles and dazzling patterns in gymnastics apparel, be sure to check out our 2013 Holiday Workout Essentials Leotards.

*Our Cyber Monday Sale is valid Monday, December 2, 2013 only and for US consumer accounts only.  This sale excludes accessories, shorts, value tanks, GymTek coaches shirts, and Under Armour®.  This offer may not be combined with any other offer or discount and valid only at www.gkelite.com.  Customers use Promo Code G13CYBER

Shop our Cyber Monday Sale today and get started on your holiday shopping early!

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Under Armour® is Hot for the Holidays

With 37 shopping days until Christmas, Under Armour® is Hot for the Holidays! Add innovation to your gymnastics wardrobe with one of eight styles designed to make your workout better.  Under Armour®'s renowned fit, stretch, and quality are empowering gymnasts everywhere.

UA Power 6302 is a sporty gymnastics tank leotard with bright Cherry Mystique body, Navy Techmesh shoulder and racer back, and Navy Nylon/Spandex side inserts.

These Under Armour®  styles are sure to make you a better athlete. Under Armour®'s vision is to empower athletes everywhere and to make them better through passion, design, and the relentless pursuit of innovation.

 

These styles are the perfect option for your holiday wish list! Try the UA Devotion 6301, shown below. This sleek workout gymnastics leotard features Lemon Lime Mystique fabric with Black Nylon/Spandex binding and asymmetrical ribbon design outlined with Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS for just a touch of shine. The UA Motivation 6304 is a classic scoop neck gymnastics leotard with racer back and features an Imperial Purple Mystique body and Lemon Lime Mystique and Black Nylon/Spandex side wrap around styling. Another bold style is the UA Agility 6306 a classic V neck gymnastics leotard in a stunning Electric Turquoise Mystique body with wrap around Black Tech Mesh insert outlined with Lemon Lime Mystique piping and Black Mystique neckline trim. The UA Dedication 6307 is an elegant Black Mystique scoop neck, V back gymnastics leotard with Passion Mystique understated style lines on front and back. These styles are sure to please the dedicated and passionate gymnast on your shopping list.

For even more styles to top your wish list, check out the entire Under Armour® Collection today!

Shop other GK Hot for the Holidays looks and see what else is hot this Holiday Season.

 

 

 

 

 

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