Region III Top Gymnasts Compete in GK Leotards

Region III soared to new heights at the Level 8 Regional Championships recently in Loveland, Colorado. Top gymnasts from eight different states in Level 8 gymnastics from Region III competed in the event hosted by Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies and held at Loveland High School. 

This elite group of athletes wore our modern shimmery Wrap-around Sporty Tank Leotard Gymnastics Leo Style 3631. This modern and sleek v neck gymnastics design features our striking Steel Mystique fabric accented with Princess Pink Sparkle Hologram and bold Black Nylon/Spandex style lines across sides and a unique cut-out back. The region customized their competitive look with a sparkly Berry Hologram Sequinz "3" on the lower back of the leotard to symbolize their exclusive Region III Gymnastics status.

If you love our latest twist on a classic in stock gymnastic s design, you can customize a look of your very own! Ladies, be sure to check out our Women's In Stock Competitive Leotard Collection today for the industry leading styles in gymnastics wear for your team!

Have you been looking for a gymnastics leotard design with a touch of glamour? GK takes tremendous pride in both selection and testing of the best available fabrics in the gymnastics industry today. GK offers specialty fabrics such as our Mystique Fabrics in various colors for teams that want an eye-catching "foil-like" finish. Want to sparkle like a diamond? Be inspired by a few of our SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS decorated leos here. No matter what your team's style, we guarantee a GK gymnastics apparel look you will love!

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The Petite Pink Posse Wins Favor with Fans and Judges at Idaho State Championships in GK Tank Leotards

They call themselves the Petite Pink Posse, and all eyes swing in their direction when they compete. They're not just cuties in hot pink and sparkly silver GK tank leotards; they are the champions of the Level 3 Idaho State Championship, and they can't help but to steal your heart.

These tiny athletes consume their audience and gymnastic judges in a Swarovski Swirl Tank Leotard WL340. In Berry Mystique and Silver Mystique, this gorgeous leotard looks like it could be part of our GKids line. The look is completely appropriate and beautiful for their age. However, adorned with a different color palette the look of this tank leo changes drastically. That's what makes our special order design studio such an ingenious invention. This leotard can be ordered in your favorite fabric and color combination with or without the Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS that decorated the swirling pattern in Pink Petite Posse's leotard. With a Fuschia SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS infused GK logo, these young gymnasts sparkle from top to bottom.

When browsing our Special Order Design Studio, remember to look for patterns and styles that speak to your team's personality. Colors, jewels and team logos can all be changed to refine the look, and turn it into a gymnastics leotard made just for your team. Add your impression to all your gymnastics gear, from tank leotards and competition leotards to men's compression shirts and warm up jackets. For sizing samples, design expertise and general assistance please contact your local GK Sales Manager or Customer Service.

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Summer and Camp Gymnastics Leotards Online Now

Summer is just around the corner, and we've created a brand new line of Summer and Camp Workout Essentials leotards to celebrate! It's all online NOW!

Our summer catalog brings you 10 brand new leotards, complete with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Sequinz, exclusive prints, and new styles from the Gabrielle Douglas and Alexandra Raisman Collections, along with an expanded Camp Collection featuring fun new prints and solid styles perfect for embellishing.

Gabrielle Douglas celebrates the season with her new line of Summer leotards featuring wildly feminine Spot Cat and Curvaceous prints, along with brightly colored sequinz and boldly beautiful Coral Nylon/Spandex, Electric Turquoise Mystique, Yellow Mystique and Gypsy Nylon/Spandex.

Alexandra Raisman offers something for everyone this season, from sublimated graphics and bright Shocking Coral color combinations to deep Sangria Mystiques and moonlit sky Sequinz designs.

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GK Designed Collections introduce you to some new prints this season as well. If you like animal print, you may struggle to choose just one. Many of you have already chosen your favorites patterns on our Instagram Account, but for those of you who waited to be surprised, now's your moment to gleam. 

Summer Camp Wear offers everything you need for your full week of summer gymnastics camp. We've made it easy for you to coordinate your essentials this season by offering workout shorts, sports bras and even multiple leotard styles in matching colors! Choose your favorite shade from Cherry, Grape, Neon Yellow or Electric Turquoise, and grab your matching accessories. It's that easy. We've even added a grouping of Tie Dyed essentials, just to spice things up a bit.

GKids Collection for the little ones in your life brings you, once again, soft, breathable fabrics and adorable, kid-friendly prints.

Summer will be here before you know it, and there's so much more to see. Prepare now. Begin shopping at GK today.

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Fun Times and GK Leotards at the 4th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitational

Kalon Ludvigson had a fabulous turnout this year at his annual Invitational where athletes had an opportunity to meet with Kalon for the first time since his injury in August. Prior to the event, we briefly recapped Kalon's life and his accomplishments. You can read about them at GK is Proud to Sponsor the 4th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitational. If you are interested in helping Kalon with his recovery, he is still accepting donations from The Kalon Ludvigson Fund to offset the cost of his treatments and necessary equipment.

What we saw this year at the 4th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitational was an amazing rally of support for a friend, peer and hero. The gymnastics meet that began its tradition 4 years ago by an athlete who is adored by many for his talent, comradery and good looks is now an event to support that same athlete that we have come to love over the course of his career. This year, the event attracted professional and aspiring gymnasts alike from across the country. For fans, this meant that Salt Lake City was the place to be. Below you'll see many familiar faces, alongside of Kalon, meeting with fans.

Attire on the mats varied from sparkly tank leotards to formal long sleeve competition leotards. Both of the styles represented below are stocked by GK for immediate purchase. The Gypsy Flyers from Gleason's in Minnesota are wearing a Mystique Low Scoop Neck Leotard 3619 with their team logo added to the front. This beautiful Electric Turquoise color looks great on everyone, and the design offers an athletic and supportive square back that the girls love.

The Northern Star Bounders look fantastic in their Classic Leotard With Bold Design 5838ST. This is a stock leotard that can be purchased as is in Red and Black Mystique with White Sparkle Hologram design outlines and Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS highlights. However, if you love the style and want to add your own personal touch to the design, it's also customizable! Jewels, stock or custom, sequinz, applique embroidery or imprinting all leave their mark on this competitive leotard in a creative, unique way. The Northern Star Bounders men blend nicely with the group, competing in Under Armour Force 6001. Made by GK, the Red and Black Nylon/Spandex and Red Techmesh in this men's gymnastics competition shirt features the same shades as the ladies' Red and Black Mystique, without the sparkle. The design, available in both mens and kids sizes, looks great on the male gymnasts. It's paired with a UA In Stock Men's Gymnastics Short 6003 in Red. All of the Kalon Invite athletes from Northern Star Bounders look fabulous!

We enjoyed taking part in the 2014 Kalon Ludvigson Invitational, and look forward to seeing Kalon's recovery progress next year. That begs the question, what will you wear for the 5th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitation? Will you compete in an in stock leotard, men's GK competition or UA Competition Shirt, or will you take the plunge and Special Order your competitive team wear? Either way, we look forward to seeing all of our GK Champions enjoying their sport.

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Cirque du Soleil Gymnastics Leotards Now $49.99!

Spring is here, and we're giving you eight reasons to celebrate the new season. For only $49.99 one of these eight Cirque du Soleil gymnastics leotard styles can be yours. All of these great styles feature a combination of our Black DrySport fabric, shimmering Mystique fabric, Hologram Sequinz and a unique sublimated print.

Celestial Dream Tank LeotardDaydream Wishes Tank LeotardThe Celestial Dream Tank Leotard features Black DrySport in combination with Purple Nylon/Spandex, and a beautiful, celestial sublimation design on mystique. Daydream Wishes Tank Leotard is an artistic combination of Dreamy Sublimation, Turquoise Nylon/Spandex and striped Imperial Purple Mystique.

 

Vibrant vines Tank LeotardGypsy Lace Tank LeotardThe Gypsy Lace Tank Leotard features a stunning nighttime sunset landscape scenery with swirling clouds of Silver Hologram Sequinz and a colorful leopard sublimation print. The Vibrant Vines Tank Leotard also features a creative use of multi-colored Hologram Sequinz that accumulate to create a lovely vine of leaves under a whimsical Turquoise sublimation design.

 

Tribal Fantasy Tank LeotardPassion Flame Tank LeotardThe next two leotards simulate a dance with fire. Tribal Fantasy Tank Leotard takes our senses to a mystical magic state with flashing images of Red and gold Sequinz that seem to vanish behind the Black DrySport fabric. These flashes transcend to the fierce sublimated flame design on the shoulder for a deliciously daring look. Passion Flame Tank Leotard brings your senses directly to the fire with flaming sublimated appliques descending from from the v neck and onto the Black DrySport bodice. Slenderizing Red Mystique sides add heat to the fierce design.

 

Surreal Scribbles Tank LeotardWhimsical Sequinz Tank LeotardWhimsical Sequinz Tank Leotard transports you to a tropical ocean cove with a featured sublimation pattern and a Sterling Silver Mystique upper bodice that reminds us of a white sand beach. The beautiful Cirque du Soleil leo features a v-neck and a simulated sweetheart style. Somewhere on the opposite side of the world we can imagine a desert sandstorm in the Surreal Scribbles Tank Leotard. The mystique sublimation on this classic, high neck leo depicts waves of sand swirling through the air. Antique Gold Mystique and Gold Hologram Sequinz add to the effect and presents you with a sophisticated and artistic silhouette.

Now's your opportunity to stimulate your senses and give your routine an artistic edge. For only $49.99, these Cirque du Soloeil inspired leotards are a steal, and they won't last long. Offer is valid for stock on hand, only while supplies last.

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La Fleurs Gymnasts Shine in Their Own Colors of GK Leotards

La Fleurs Gymnastics from Germantown, WI looked phenomenal at the Tim Rand Invitational in February! They all wore the same GK competition leotard, but coaches mixed it up a bit by allowing the girls to choose the color that best fits their personalities. The choice to do so was brilliant, and the La Fleur gymnasts look amazing in their colorful ensembles.

All of the ladies from La Fleurs wore a Vibrant Sweetheart Gymnastics Leotard 7561 in a shimmering Black Mystique fabric with Black Slither Hologram on the upper body and sleeves. Slither Hologram is a fabric choice that catches light just as well as mystique, but it also adds texture and a dimension to the leotards that is both unique and interesting. It's a great choice as a substitute for mesh, especially if you're looking for a durable, textured fabric. The neatest element of La Fleur's Vibrant Sweetheart Gymnastics Leo is their choice of colors for the appliqued design. All of the leos feature primary style lines in White Opalescence Hologram and both heat transferred and hand set Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.  Then each athlete chose their own mystique accent to finish the look. From left to right, the color selections represented in the photograph are Electric Turquoise Mystique, Sunshine Mystique and Berry Mystique. Together, the gymnasts look like a fun and colorful team. We love it!

All of our Special Order competition leotards offer the opportunity to order the same leotard style for your entire team, and to distinguish individual gymnasts, skill level groups or gym locations (if you come from a multi-facility gym) by differentiating just one element of the design. The diversity is a lot of fun, and the group still looks like a team. It's also an incredible way to get your gymnasts involved in the design of their leotard and to make them feel like champions.

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$5 Athletic Sports Bra With Any Purchase

For a limited time only, purchase any item from our website, and receive an Athletic Sports Bra E1720 for just $5! There's no limit to the number of sports bras that you can purchase, so get started right away and stock up while supplies last.

We love the Nylon/Spandex and breathable Black Techmesh combination of this Athletic Sports Bra E1720 because it's both supportive and cooling. In addition, the thinner straps make this look feminine and sleek. For just $5 it's a steal that you'll want to double up on.

Need a reason to shop? We can help! The Spring Essentials Collection was a huge success this year, but manufacturing of the collection is winding down, and so is our supply of Spring Leotards! If you haven't already purchased an Aly Raisman Leotard or a Gabrielle Douglas Leotard from the seasonal collection, here's the incentive you were looking for. $5 for a sports bra! That's a savings of almost $15!

Now that you know what you have to do, go have fun shopping while we gear up to prepare your shipment. Don't forget to enter this promo code at check out: G14RC3BRA.

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Everyday Champion, Amanda, Competes in a Berry Mystique Tank Leotard

Meet everyday champion, Amanda! Amanda is a 9 year old, XCEL Silver level gymnast from Rincon, GA who aspires to compete at the collegiate level and at the Olympics someday. This is Amanda's first year competing, and she loves learning and growing with her teammates from D.E.E.N.O.S. Below, Amanda is shown warming up for her event by practicing her back handspring.

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This year Amanda and the other XCEL Silver gymnasts from D.E.E.N.O.S. competed together in a Sleek Berry V Neck Workout Leotard E2421 from our 2014 Spring Collection to honor the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation. The beautiful Berry Mystique in this sparkling, youthful leo looks stunning on the girls, and they couldn't be happier with their selection. You'll find this bright, spring color featured on many other great styles in our Spring leotard collection as well. Shop today while supplies last.

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Stars From the Winter Cup Compete in GK Men's Competition Shirts

This year's Winter Cup in Las Vegas, a district qualifier to the P&G Championships, turned out to be a nice reunion for GK, and sales representative, Calli Campo, as we caught up with several of our GK Catalog models and USA Gymnastics National Team members. Cover model, Brandon Wynn, showed up to perform a stunning and winning performance on the rings. After his seemingly effortless routine, he was gracious enough to pose for a photo with a signed copy of the GK Competitive catalog, featuring Wynn in GK Men's Gymnastics Competition Shirt 1971. In addition, fellow National Team member, Donnell Whitenburg, who was welcomed to the Senior National Team at the conclusion of the Winter Cup, stopped by to chat with us as well (pictured below with Wynn).

We always look forward to seeing GK model and National Team member, John Orozco, who, by the way, tied for second place in the All-Around. Falling behind by only half a tenth of a point, Orozco and friend, Joshua Dixon enjoyed their day none-the-less. Dixon was all smiles after winning the Bronze Medal on the vault, and earning his place on the Men's Senior National Team. Both looked great in their Under Armour shirts! Finally, the event wouldn't have come together quite as seamlessly without Director, former Buckeye gymnast, and GK Model, Kerry Adderly!

Be sure to check out these athletes on our website when you shop our Men's In Stock Competition Shirts and Men's Compression Shirts. And remember, they could be at your next event in Under Armour gymnastics apparel by GK.

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New Jersey State Championships Decorated with GK and Under Armour Leotards

The floor of the New Jersey Level 8, 9 and 10 State Gymnastics Championships was a glowing display for GK last weekend! SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS lit up the floor on an array of teams wearing various GK styles. We're undecided as to which style was our favorite, so we'll let you be the judge.

www.gkelite.com/Bright Stars Gymnastics of Egg Harbor Township, NJ competed in our Dramatic Intersecting Competition Leotard 3532. They special ordered this eye-catching competition leo to include swirling design lines of White Sparkle Hologram and Sunshine Mystique on top of their shimmering Cherry Mystique competition garment. They adjusted the sleeves to a 3/4 length and added Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS to the cuffs, left sleeve and the White Hologram swirling line design, in addition to the small logo to insure a sparkling routine. We especially love that they paired their GK Leo with matching, bright orange shoes. 

Competitors from Randolph Gymnastics of Randolph, NJ were beautiful and feminine in their special order design of our Cascading Ribbon Gymnastics Leotard 7557. This is a faux sweetheart style, somewhat in disguise. The Violet Slither lower body and and Black Mesh upper body is overlapped with an edgy ribbon pattern in Seaglass Sparkle Hologram and an abundance of Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS along the neckline and over the ribbon detail for a mystical look. The combination works well together, and we adore the look.  

The Classic Sweetheart Competition Leotard 7545 looked very regal on Action Gymnastics from Howell, NJ. Their Berry Mystique upper body and arms are lined with Black Mesh and adorned with Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS all around, creating a deep and shimmering color. Its the perfect topping to their Black Mystique Lower body, frosted around the cuffs and sweetheart top with heavily packed, Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Together, the details selected so carefully by Action Gymnastics, delivered a spectacular look, and Action was proud to show it off.

Our Under Armour Collection of competition leotards also offers a sweetheart style, and Rebound Gymnastics, from Marlboro, NJ wears it well. Their Under Armour Elegance 6701 is a style inspired by the National Team leotard worn at the 2013 Jesolo Trophy. Sewn with Seaglass Sparkle Hologram fabric, this shimmering silhouette offers a contrasting, Black Slither, with Black Mesh lining on the shoulders and arms. Its featured faux halter style lines in heat transferred packed Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS compliments the style and looks fabulous with Rebound's custom Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS that embellishment the sleeves with curvy leaf shapes, sparkling cuffs and their name, Rebound, scripted along the arm. What a gorgeous combo!

The next time you see a leotard style that you love, look it up on our Special Order Design Studio and make it your own by selecting your preference of fabrics, colors and jewels. For assistance, many of these featured teams contacted our New Jersey Sales Representative, Colleen Patton, to bring their design together. Your local GK Representative is happy to share their expertise in fit, style and design to give you a leotard that's fit for champions.

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Harlem Invitational Proudly Sponsored by GK Gymnastics Leotards

Throughout our 30+ years of service to gymnasts worldwide, GK has proudly donated, and continues to donate, millions of dollars in leotards and gymnastics accessories to the industry. This dedication to give back is not one that we take lightly. It is twofold a responsibility and an honor, for without organizations such as USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics, TOPS, East/West Championships, and smaller organization such as the Wendy Hilliard Foundation, the sport that we dedicate our lives to day in and day out would cease to exist, and so would we.

Harlem Gymnastic's Purple GK LeotardHarlem Gymast in GK Leotard for Wendy Hilliard Foundation

One of our most recent and prized contributions to gymnastics went to a Hall of Fame Rhythmic Gymnast named Wendy Hilliard. Wendy operates a not for profit gym, The Wendy Hilliard Foundation “WHF”, that provides free weekly gymnastics classes to New York inner city youth. Their website states, "As the first African-American to represent the U.S. in rhythmic gymnastics, Wendy Hilliard's goal was to create a program that provided an opportunity for more minorities to experience her sport. After serving over 10,000 participants the Wendy Hilliard Foundation has established an incredible track record of providing quality programming for people of all ages and abilities in the sport of gymnastics." She has even taken her athletes to the Junior Olympic National Championships, where they consistently won top honors and earned first place finishes. The WHF lady gymnasts are pictured above with GK Business Development Specialist, Erin Gettle.

This year, GK designed and donated a beautiful Imperial Purple Mystique 3/4 Sleeve Gymnastics Leotard 3457 to Wendy Hilliard's Harlem gymnasts. These leos, adorned with Silver Hologram Sequinz in a lively floral pattern, united the team at their own Harlem Invitational, where athletes competed in Rhythmic Gymnastics, Artistic Gymnastics and Trampoline and Tumbling. Most of the competing teams came from New York, but Harlem was also able to pull in some teams from New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts for this well-organized and well-received event.

The WHF guys wore a White Nylon/Spandex Wrap Around Men's Gymnastics Competition Shirt 1853 with Black and Purple Nylon/Spandex style lines along the shoulders and under the arms, and an over-sized Harlem Invitational embroidered logo on the front. Our men's competition shirts feature a boy cut leg for maximum comfort and support. GK also supplied the Harlem boys with a Men's Gymnastics Long Short 1818, in Black Nylon/Spandex.

As you can see from the photos above, the day wasn't all work and competition. It was also a celebration, of sorts, where the community gathered to honor all of the young gymnasts, their dedication and achievements, and to enjoy the day. The day was made possible through sponsorship from GK, TD Bank, Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness, Whole Foods and Aquafina. Each sponsor had something different to contribute. Thanks to Whole Foods, the coaches and judges enjoyed a delicious lunch, and many of the adults took advantage of Massage by Marta. Best of all, admission was free. The Wendy Hilliard Foundation ended the event with a 2 hour showcase of different groups from their organization putting on group and individual special performances.

If you missed the Harlem Invitational this year, it's definitely worth marking your calendar for 2015. Until then, you can be proud to shop the brand that supports all facets of gymnastics, GK.

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GK is Proud to Sponsor the 4th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitational

GK is proud to sponsor the 4th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitational in Salt Lake City, UT this weekend, in support of Kalon Ludvigson, one of our GK Gymnastics catalog models, and the most decorated Trampoline and Tumbling athlete in the world. The meet will incorporate all levels of competition in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline.

Kalon began his gymnastics career at the age of 8, and in just 10 years time, earned his first US National Championship title in Trampoline and Tumbling in 2006. He defended this title for the next seven years, while also earning 20 World Cup and World Championship medals and setting 2 world records. Then, in August 2013 after winning his final US National Championship, a neck injury during training left him paralyzed below his chest. Since his accident, Kalon's treatments and strength-training has kept him out of the public eye... until now. 

This year's Kalon Ludvigson Invitational is going to be absolutely amazing! It will be Kalon's first public appearance since his accident, and his friends, fans and teammates are rallying to support him at this special gymnastics meet. Because of Kalon's superior standing in the gymnastics industry, we're going to see a lot of 2012 World Champion Team members and finalists, as well as World Age Group Champions and former Olympians, many of them competing at the meet. All of these gymnasts are eager to support Kalon, who by the way, was just nominated as the T&T Representative for the USA Gymnastics Athletes Council.

As part of a fundraiser for Kalon's medical costs, fans purchased Keep Calm and Pray for Kalon t-shirts, that they will wear during the final events on Saturday. This supportive gesture should be an amazing and emotional gift of inspiration for Kalon! If you'd like to help offset the costs of Kalon's medical bills, contributions are being collected through The Kalon Ludvigson Fund.

So what part does GK play in this event? All of the organizing staff at the Kalon Ludvigson Invitational will wear a black and white warm-up jacket and warm-up pant from GK. The female staff will look polished and comfortable in a GK Women's Woven Warm-Up Jacket with Piping L1043 and a Women's Woven Black Pant L1046. The Male staff will wear Men's Woven Warm-Up Jacket with Piping L1042 and Men's Gymnastics Warm-Up Pants L1045. Both men's and women's warm-up jackets are White Polyester with Black style lines under the arms and on the shoulders and our classic GK logo on both the back and the right chest. The Kalon Ludvigson Invitational logo is embroidered on the left. Paired with the relaxed fit pant, this gymnastics warm-up combo will look terrific on the men and women helping out at this trampoline and tumbling event on Saturday.

We look forward to seeing everyone at our GK booth on Saturday to support a fellow champion, Kalon Ludvigson, who has given all of us so much to aspire to already.

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GK Sales Representative Supports Aim High Academy

Here's a shout-out to our Sales Representative, June Blackman, and the organization that she recently assisted, Aim High Academy, for their efforts to give underprivileged children an opportunity to experience the sport of gymnastics. Founder and Executive Director of Aim High Gymnastics, Jennifer Patterson, sent GK this wonderful note about June, saying,

"I was writing to inform you of a marvelous gesture June Blackman performed for Aim High Academy. We are a non-profit gymnastics program for underprivileged children. We serve over 250 children. We hosted our first gymnastics meet on Jan. 18th in Tulsa, OK. We called it the Dream Meet and ran it in conjunction with MLK Jr. Weekend. It was a great success! We ran a wonderful meet and raised quite a bit of money for Aim High.

One way we raised money was through a raffle. June donated a beautiful leotard out of the Brilliance Collection to the cause. We were able to sell about 700 raffle tickets throughout the day."

The GK Ultimate Brilliance leotard pictured above is our Independent SWAROVSKI Leotard 1001. This Silver Mystique, long sleeve leo is a perfect addition to the Dream Meet. Featuring 3,300 SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS in various colors, including Sapphire Blue, Ruby, Navy and Clear, this $480 leo represents the stars of our gymnastics industry, and the bright futures of our gymnastics athletes. Visit our entire collection of Ultimate Brilliance leotards for more dazzling styles adorned with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

Tell us what you're doing to help your community because a better place to live and to tumble. Comment below. Your ideas could be the inspiration someone else needs to serve their community.

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Buy a Leotard, Get a Short!

Waiting for a sweet deal on a new gymnastics practice leotard? For a short time, GK is offering a FREE GymTech short with each GymTech tank leotard that you purchase from the list below. All of our GymTek workout apparel is tagless to prevent inching and abrasions, have flatlock seams to eliminate interior thread and fabric bulk, and are designed with our well-known GK fit in StretchTek fabric to keep you cool and dry during your workout.  Here's how the promotion works. Add one of the following GymTek leotards and shorts to your cart, enter the promo code G14C3GTEK during checkout, and wait for your new gymnastics attire to arrive in the mail.

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Which of these active leotards suites your style? The GymTek T-Back Performance Leotard 3675 is a superior fit gym leo that features a scoop neck and charcoal Techmesh panels around the arms, attached with contrasting cover stitching. GymTek T-Back Gymnastics Leotard 3676 presents a less distinct t-back cut and features Green cover stitching to connect the Black Techmesh panels to this Black StretchTek leo. Do you prefer to stand out a bit? GymTek Racerback Gymnastics Tank Leotard 3677 features bold Red Techmesh side panels, a v-neck and an open back detail that is sure to get you the attention you desire. For a subtle look, choose one of our other Black StretchTek leos such as our Power Purple GymTek Leotard 3703. This is a scoop neck workout leo that features charcoal techmesh inserts along the openings of the arms, power purple flat lock seams. Another great option is the Fuschia Flat Lock GymTek Leotard 3704, a scoop back design with contrasting fuchsia flat lock seams and charcoal tech mesh inserts or Black and White Contrast GymTek Leotard 3705, where Charcoal Techmesh inserts create bold side lines and a unique, sporty strap design in the back.

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Then choose a high performance flatlock gymnastics short to match, with an amazing fit and breathable Techmesh inserts to keep you cool. The three shorts available for free are GymTek Blue Flat Lock Shorts 3678, featuring Charcoal Techmesh with Blue stitching, GymTek Green Flat Lock Shorts 3679, featuring Black Techmesh and Green stitching, and GymTek Red Techmesh Panel Flat Lock Shorts 3680, featuring a our bold Red Techmesh with black stitching.

What are you waiting for? These great gymnastics products won't last long, so order your GymTek gymnstics-wear while supplies last.

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Under Armour Leotard Spotted on Olympic Champion Victoria Moors

We love seeing world renowned gymnasts wearing Under Amour in practice! Victoria Moors is a 2012 Canadian Olympian who practices in Under Armour at Canada's #1 Gymnastics Club, Dynamo Gymnastics. 

Our Under Armour Tank Leotards are a collection of understated, sporty designs that blend GK's expertise in gymnastics with Under Armour's mission, "to make all athletes better through passion, design and the relentless pursuit of innovation." The current All-Around Elite Canadian Champion, Victoria Moors, is pictured to the left practicing in UA Dedication 6307. This elegant Under Armour tank leo fuses the GK 4-way stretch, shimmering Black Mystique fabric with beautiful Passion Mystique accents of curvaceous piping along the torso, and simple, bold style lines below the shoulder blades. It's the perfect combination of athleticism and femininity, and it looks phenomenal on Victoria!

Keep your eyes peeled for more Under Armour designs by GK in the coming months and years, as the U.S. National Gymnastics Team prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. In the meantime, search our current selection of Men's and Women's Under Armour gymnastics shirts, pants and leotards at GK to practice and compete like champions. 

 

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More of our Favorite Gymnastics Leotards From The WOGA Classic

Wow! There were so many fabulous designs at the WOGA Classic this year that we just can't stop showing them off! Ribbon designs seem to be very popular, and the talented teams that they represent have come up with some amazing ways to make the designs their own. Below, you'll find Northwest Kids gymnasts and Metroplex gymnasts, both from Texas, posing at the event in their creative versions of our special order long sleeve leotards.

Northwest Kids gymnasts are wearing a custom, asymmetrical competitive leotard composed of diagonal fabric variations in our textured Black Slither Hologram, our shiny Red Mystique, and Black Mesh adorned in sparkling Ruby and Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. But that's not all! This fashion forward ensemble also consists of several creative design elements that give the girls a radiant edge on their competition. The SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS that adorn the right mesh sleeve carry over to the body where they also enhance the already shimmering mystique, and to the Black Slither. In addition, Black SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS line the Red Mystique on both the body and the left arm where the combined elements create a ribbon effect that wraps around a sleeve of Nude Mesh, creating an artistic illusion. Together with the beautiful Columbia Blue Sparkle applique design, these elements create a masterpiece long sleeve gymnastics leotard.

Metroplex gymnasts, shown below, also look great in their competitive long sleeve leotards that they special ordered from our Wrapping Ribbon Gymnastics Leotard 9566. This boat neck leo features our Black Sparkle fabric and contrasting Lavender Ice Mystique sleeves. The ribbon pattern that gives this beautiful competitive leotard so much definition is a complex variation of lines in Silver Mystique, Lavender Ice Mystique, Imperial Purple Mystique and Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. The back of this leotard is what really characterizes the Metroplex style, though! It features an Imperial Purple scoop back neckline and an oversized, Lavender Ice Mystique M, outlined in Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. It's absolutely gorgeous!

Try your hand at creating beautiful gymnastics apparel to reveal at your next competition. All you have to do is view and select one of our Long Sleeve Leotards, and specify your color combinations. Your athletes will look and feel fabulous, and you'll be glowing with pride.

GK. Choice of Champions.

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Aly Raisman Leotards on Gymnastics Champions

Look who we found supporting their friend and co-gymnast, Aly Raisman? Victoria Moors, Kyla Ross and Simone Biles compete as some of the most prestigious gymnasts in the world, and they love to practice in their GK Aly Raisman tank leotards!

Kyla Ross, to your left, and Victoria Moors, to your right, both love their textured Aly Criss Cross Workout Leotard E2413. Moore says, "It's super comfy and very flexible! It's honestly one of my favorite Leo's ever! It makes me feel like the champ Aly Raisman when I wear it! " (Smiles from us) It's really no surprise that the first female gymnast to perform a double twisting, double layout at an international competition feels so comfortable in this leo. It's comprised of Red Techmesh in all the right places to pull moisture away from the body, and to keep her fresh with it's antimicrobial properties.

Kyla Ross, a Honolulu native and a member of the 2012 American Gold medalist Olympic Team, says, "I love this new Aly leotard because it is a very vibrant and bright red! I also love the new Red Slither Hologram fabric because it is stretchy and comfortable!" Our new Slither Fabrics are form-fitting and stretchy, with a special shimmering effect.This Aly Criss Cross leo is decorated with a bold, Black Nylon/Spandex X that separates the other two fabrics, and is accented with Black SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS for a hint of glam. The combination is stunning!

Simone prefers to work out in the Aly Wrap Around Workout Leo E2414 because she says, "The colors and pink slither material make me feel sassy & fierce!" Sassy and fierce indeed!  This classic tank leo features our Silver Mystique fabric, which has a life of its own with its shimmering effect, and our Berry Slither Hologram in the form of pink textured flames that rise through the torso. It looks amazing on the 2013 reigning US and World All-Around Gymnastics Champion! How does it look on you?

It's not too late to join the Aly leo club, but time is running out. These hot for spring Aly Raisman tank leotards are available through March, while supplies last. Join the gymnastics champions and get yours today.

GK. Choice of Champions.

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Fond Memories of the Pink Invitational

As the Pink Invitational came to a close on Sunday, Feb.23, GK and all the participants and sponsors gathered their fondest memories to store away until next year. For some of the gymnasts, those memories will include award winning medals, high scores, and team bonding moments. Others will hold dear to them the GK and SWAROVSKI leotards or Mancino mats that they won in our raffles and through fundraising efforts. Some will remember their own personal efforts to aid women effected by breast cancer. Through all the gymnastics events that day, the designing, planning, producing, promoting and enjoyment, here's a few of moments we feel are worth sharing from the Pink Invitational.

First and foremost, the Pink Invitational GK leotard! The Berry Mystique silhouette looked stunning on every single one of the gymnasts who competed at the meet last weekend. A true testament to the success that the competing gyms have had in training their athletes in the skill of gymnastics and in the skill of life, these Pink leotards carry with them a reminder that no matter where your talent lies, we're all united as one to keep women, both young and wise, alive and active, and free of cancer. Many of they gymnastics teams at the meet were really creative with their Pink leos, and dressed them up with anything from tutus to crazy socks and hair pieces.

Rainbow Riders gymnsts in Waynesboro, PA supporting
the cause and having fun!
Montgomery County Gymnastics team visiting
the GK booth,and showing support for
Unite for HER.
AJS Pancott gymnasts glam it up with
coaches, Kristi and Karen.

In addition, the custom designed Unite for HER leotards, and the GK/SWAROVSKI couture leo that was auctioned and raffled at the Pink Invitational are a huge source of pride for GK. All of the black tank leotards that were auctioned at the event were donated to the Bravado art auction by GK, and designed and signed by industry professionals or gymnasts to generate funds for the cause. As you can see from the display below, they turned out fabulous! One of our favorites is the Aly Raisman Unite for HER leo, featuring a jeweled Girls Rule slogan and crown, and an Aly Raisman signature on the bottom right corner. Then we have the GK/SWAROVSKI compulsory leo that is absolutely gorgeous! It's a Black Mystique, long sleeve leotard with an asymmetrical Black Mesh neckline, and it's covered in thousands of Brilliance SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS of various colors. The lucky winner of this raffle is anxiously awaiting her SWAROVSKI leo, worth over $5,000, to arrive in the mail, so stay alert for more details about her reaction to winning. If you missed out on this fabulous competitive leotard, we have a similar style available for purchase on the GK website, the Charm SWAROVSKI Leotard 1005 from our Ultimate Brilliance Collection. It's not exactly the same as our compulsory leo, but it's definitely worth a look.

Bravado Leotard display at Pink Invitational Aly Raisman Bravado Leotard GK SWAROVSKI couture leo

At last, the privilege of partnering with such amazing organizations as the AJS Pancott Gymnastics team and Mancino Mat Co. will always be remember with great pride. A shared dedication to helping the community and raising awareness for humanity bonds us in a relationship that is both rewarding and essential. We can't thank them enough for all they've done, and for inviting us to participate in the cause. Below, you'll find our Marketing Manager, Kelly Christman, with breast cancer survivor and Founder of Unite for HER, Sue Weldon, drawing the winning raffle ticket for the GK SWAROVSKI long sleeve leotard, and receiving an award for GK's participation in the Pink Invitational.

Sue Weldon assists Kelly Christman in choosing the
winning raffle ticket at the Pink Invitational.

Kelly Christman accepts a participation award
on behalf
of GK Elite Sportswear.

What will you remember most about the 2014 Pink Invitational? Post your comments below, and continue to support Sue Weldon's Unite for HER fund by shopping our Breast Cancer Awareness Leotards, a selection that includes three gymnastics leotards, a gymnastics sports bra, and a gymnastics short, all of which GK commits to donate 5% of the sales to Unite for HER.

GK. Choice of Champions.

   
   
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GK Outfits Nastia Liukin Cup Participants

The Nastia Liukin Cup in Greensboro, NC has finally begun! Throughout the weekend, you'll see photographs of Nastia Liukin qualifiers published across social media boards everywhere. Here's a sneak peak at the apparel that GK donated to the event.

The Senior team will be wearing a long sleeve competitive leotard, as well as a GK tank leo. The competitive leotard is beautifully designed in Black Mystique with a Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS lined sweetheart styling and a faux halter neckline. The shoulders and arms are dressed in Berry Mesh, enhanced with packed jewels around the neckline. The tank leotard is fashioned almost identically to the long sleeve leo with the same mystique and mesh fabrics, and sweetheart, halter design with an extended faux scoop and halter back styling.

The Juniors will compete in a long sleeve and tank leotard identical in styling to the Senior team leotards, only in contrasting color combinations. For these athletes, gymnastics competition wear will feature a Berry Mystique bodice, and faux halter design, with Black Mesh shoulder and sleeve lines. Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS line the sweetheart chest line, and a gorgeous spray of heat transferred jewels adorn the the neckline.

 

In addition to competition and tank leos, GK has also provided all the Nastia Liukin competitors with warm-up jackets and gymnastics pants that coordinate with the rest of their gymnastics wardrobe. The Fitted Micro Knit Warm-Up Jacket L1037 is a lightweight, yoga-fit jacket, comprised of a black, micro knit fabric, a full front zipper, and a mock neck. Both stylish and comfortable, this gymnastics warm-up jacket features a sleek media pocket on the upper right arm, two secure zipper pockets, and an elegantly jeweled gymnasts and Nastia Luikin Cup Clear SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS emblem on the back.

The matching Micro Fitted Micro Knit Warm-Up Pants L1038 are just as stylish and comfortable in the same micro knit sport fabric. The Nastia Liukin gymnasts will look tall and slim in this boot cut pant which features a sleek back zipper pocket and low-rise waste band.

The anticipation is killing us, so let the games begin, as they say! Be sure to share all of your favorite Nastia Liukin photos with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @gkelite #GKlovesNLCup.

GK. Choice of Champions.

 

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Pink Invitational Is Almost Here...

We're very excited to announce the Pink Invitational at the PA Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia is just around the corner!  Here's a few highlights for you to look forward to over the course of the weekend, as AJS Pancott Gymnastics, GK Elite Sportswear, Mancino Manufacturing Co., Frey Boutique, Verizon, and all of the competing gymnasts partner to raise funds for Unite For Her!

The entire gym will be filled with Pink, as all gymnasts will compete in this GK Berry Nylon/Spandex tank leotard, displayed on the left. All mats have been provided by Mancino Manufacturing Co. and are available for purchase, in combination with a GK Unite For Her t-shirt. The Pink Invitational leotard features a beautiful Gold and Silver Sequinz cascading, swirl design, a silver Sequinz Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon, and our Black GK logo and White Unite For Her ribbon. GK will donate 5% of the sales from our Breast Cancer Awareness leotard collection to the cause.

Be sure to purchase your raffle tickets, if you haven't already, for this gorgeous GK/Swarovski couture leotard. Our Marketing Manager, Kelly Christman draws the winning ticket of this raffle on Sunday at 7:00pm, and looks forward to meeting with the lucky winner for a brief photo and congratulatory hand shake. In addition to the couture leotard raffle, GK will also draw a winner each day for a GK gymnastics tank leotard of their choice: Under Armour, Aly Raisman or Gabby Douglas.

Finally, BRAVADO will feature GK leotards, designed by the biggest names in gymnastics, to show their support for the cause at a silent auction to raise funds for Unite For Her during the Pink Invitational. Interested parties can view and bid on these decorated GK tank leotards. The black tank leotard created by our very own designer, Jeanne Douglas, to you left will be included in the auction. It's going to be a lot of fun to see what our celebrity gymnasts came up with this year!

It all begins tomorrow! We can't wait to see you there!

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