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UCLA Gymnastics, The Washington Post

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UCLA Gymnastics Rekindles Joy, The Washington Post

“You can train champions to the highest level without demeaning them, disrespecting them and taking away their joy. You absolutely can,” Coach Valorie Kondos Field said. Alongside writer Liz Clarke I told the story of the UCLA Gymnastics team and the supportive, joyful atmosphere that Coach Val has fostered in a sport that is still reeling from the sexual abuse crimes by USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.