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Artistic gymnast Caelyn Griffith will compete at this month’s Special Olympics World Games. She is pictured with her coach Natasha Burgos.

News, Sports, Gymnastics

Local Artistic Gymnast Prepares For Special Olympics World Games

Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:40 am

This month thousands of Special Olympic athletes will arrive from all corners of the world to participate in the 2015 World Games, the largest event hosted in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games.

15-year-old Samohi sophomore Cydney Kone, a level 10 gymnast, poses during the 2013 Regionals in Arizona.  Kone is a balance beam specialist and hopes to perform one day in the Olympics.

Sports, Samohi, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Gymnastics

Local Gymnast Balances Perseverance With Success To Reach Olympic Goal

Posted Jun. 18, 2013, 3:37 pm

15-year-old Cydney Kone, a level 10 gymnast on the Broadway Gymnastics School team and a sophomore at Santa Monica High School, is actively planning her future by training for a promising career in gymnastics. Kone said that her goal is to one day compete in the Olympics and is already en route with her recent bronze win at the Region I Championships held April 12-14 in Phoenix, AZ. "My goals in gymnastics are to compete for Stanford University, and or go to the Olympics," said Kone.

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