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Encyclopedia > Mitch Gaylord
Olympic medal record
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Gold 1984 Los Angeles Team competition
Silver 1984 Los Angeles Vault
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles Rings
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles Parallel bars

Mitchell ("Mitch") Jay Gaylord (born March 10, 1961) is an American gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Van Nuys, California to a Jewish family. While attending UCLA, he has won the All-Around in the 1983 & 1984 US National Championships, and the 1984 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship. Gymnastics has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, and forward rolls,and backtucks. ... Van Nuys is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university situated in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. ... The list of US National Collegiate Athletic Association mens Gymnastics Champions, by division and year. ...


In the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, Gaylord led the Gold Medal winning US Men's Gymnastics Team. There, Gaylord became the first US Gymnast ever to score a perfect 10.00 in the Olympics. He also won the Silver Medal in Vault, the Bronze in Parallel Bars, and the Bronze in the Rings. (Redirected from 1984 Summer Olympic Games) The Games of the XXIII Olympiad were held in 1984 in Los Angeles, sports Opening ceremonies July 28, 1984 Closing ceremonies August 12, 1984 Officially opened by Ronald Reagan Athletes Oath Edwin Moses Judges Oath Sharon Weber Olympic Torch Rafer Johnson Highlights... These are the Olympic medalists in mens Artistic Gymnastics. ... These are the Olympic medalists in mens Artistic Gymnastics. ... The vault, formerly known as vaulting horse, is an artistic gymnastics apparatus. ... These are the Olympic medalists in mens Artistic Gymnastics. ... Two parallel bars form an artistic gymnastics apparatus only used by male gymnasts. ... These are the Olympic medalists in mens Artistic Gymnastics. ... The rings or still rings is an artistic gymnastics apparatus. ...


Gaylord invented techniques performed on the High Bar named after himself: the "Gaylord Flip", "The Gaylord Thrust" and the "Gaylord Two" are still performed by gymnasts today. Many athletes, on completing a signature Gaylord move, have reported a sensation commonly described as "The Post-Gaylord Rush". This article needs to be wikified. ...


Gaylord has appeared in several movies and TV shows. Most notably, he has performed as a stunt double for Chris O'Donnell (as Robin) in the 1995 movie Batman Forever. He also was notable for his role in American Anthem, starring opposite Janet Jones (now Mrs. Wayne Gretzky). In the film, he plays a moody, stubborn gymnast who is looking to return to the sport after time off due to injury. He appears very muscular and handsome and shows off some great gymastics moves. He also appeared in several other films, showing off his well-built torso, and frequently appeared on Hollywood Squares back in the 1980s. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Batman Forever (1995) is the third of the Batman movies which began with Tim Burtons 1989 version of the character, although it is a major departure from previous entries in the franchise, with dramatic changes to such things as the cast, design and Danny Elfmans theme, which was... American Anthem is a 1986 American film produced by Warner Bros. ... Janet Jones aerobics video from 1987 Janet-Marie Jones (born January 10, 1961 in Bridgeton, Missouri) is an American actress, dancer, and aerobics instructor, but is best known for marrying former ice hockey star Wayne Gretzky. ... Wayne Douglas Gretzky, OC (born January 26, 1961) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently part-owner and head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes. ... The Hollywood Squares title screen The Hollywood Squares is an American television comedy and game show in which two contestants play tic-tac-toe to win money and prizes. ...


Mitch is currently launching his new workout program via the infomercial market and website (www.Perfect10Workout.com) nationwide this year.


Mitch Gaylord is Married to World Artist Singer/Songwriter Valentina (www.OfficialValentina.com). The couple married July 8, 2005, in a private ceremony in Malibu, California. Mitch's Wife, Valentina, converted to Judaism on June 5, 2006, and they plan to raise their Family in a Jewish home.


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