Gymnastics is a tough sport, mentally and physically. As a gymnastics parent, you probably worry a bit too much: Will my baby get hurt? Will he advance a level? Will she be the next Gabby Douglas?
Now, we know how important all of these concerns are, but we also know that sometimes you just need to sit back, relax, and have a laugh. And we’ve got just the thing for you! If you are one of those parents who let their kids hang out at bars, then you’ll enjoy this selection of hilarious gymnastics parents videos.
Let’s start with a video that went viral! We’re 100% sure you’ll relate to gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents. Watching your child compete is intense, but when they’re captain of the US women's Olympic team that’s a whole other story!
A perk of being a gymnastics parent? Yelling STICK IT in public is acceptable :)
The tables are turned in this next video. Watch as one determined gymnastics dad tries to recreate his daughter’s beam routine, AND FAILS.
The dangers of father/daughter bonding for a gymnastics family.
This dad scores a 10 for effort when he tries to keep up with his gymnast son (Nile Wilson!) for the day. Turns out youcanteach an old dog new tricks… sort of...
Anyone taking bets on whether he’s back tomorrow?