Did you know: Kayla Harrison was not only an Olympic gold medalist in #Rio2016, but 2012 too?! #Back2Back

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Did you know: With six Olympic medals, Aly Raisman is the second most decorated Team USA gymnast ever? Captain of both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, Raisman hasn't lost sight of adding another Olympics to her belt in #Tokyo2020.

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Did you know: At age 20, Kyle Snyder became the youngest wrestling gold medalist in U.S. history in #Rio2016? Snyder is also looking to defend his 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championship title this weekend in St. Louis.

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Did you know: Ginny Thrasher was the FIRST Team USA gold medal in #Rio2016? AND Ginny just helped lead the West Virginia University Rifle Team to its 5th straight NCAA title.

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Did you know: Laurie Hernandez was only a first-year senior when she qualified for Team USA in #Rio2016? Known as the human emoji, Laurie's bubbly personality matched with her elite talent made her an instant household name. She won the mirror ball on Dancing with the Stars...will she take home the #AAUSullivanAward too?

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Did you know: Ashleigh Johnson was the first African-American to ever make a Team USA Women's Water Polo Team AND she took home a Gold and Top Goalkeeper honors in #Rio2016?

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Did you know: #AAUSullivanAward finalist Lauren Carlini is the first four-time All-Big Ten pick in Wisconsin Volleyball program history? As a 2016 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) First Team All-American, perhaps we'll see this setter on the big stage in #Tokyo2020.

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Meet the finalists.

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The finalists are named! Vote NOW for your favorite athlete to become the 87th #AAUSullivanAward winner!

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Voting opens TOMORROW to select who you want to see as your 87th #AAUSullivanAward winner! Who do you think survived the competitive semi-finalist round to be named a finalist? Stay tuned to find out!
It's the LAST DAY to vote for your favorite athlete! Who do you want to see become an #AAUSullivanAward finalist?
At the 2017 #AAUGymNatls, we will be collecting donations to benefit the local chapter of FRIENDS as part of our Kids Helping Kids - We R 1 Campaign.

Lisa Pitts, owner and coach of East Pasco Gymnastics shared a story about her son. It's stories like Lisa's that drove AAU Gymnastics to develop the Kids Helping Kids Campaign.

Heartwarming Story about Kids Helping Kids

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In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, we want to join our friends at espnW in celebration of the inspiration and strength of female athletes!

Check out this short film giving voice to women who see their athleticism as a way to find themselves and embrace their power. #WhenIPlay

'What I am doing here is not for you'

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Who will be the next #AAUSullivanAward finalists?

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Meet the semi-finalists:
Malik Monk, Laurie Hernandez, Jackie Galloway, Helen Maroulis, Lauren Carlini, Ginny Thrasher, Deshaun Watson, Ashleigh Johnson, Kyle Lewis, Kayla Harrison, Matthew Centrowitz Jr., Aly Raisman, Brianna Turner, Vashti Cunningham, Kyle Snyder, Steele Johnson, Lonzo...
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How did 37th #AAUSullivanAward winner Jim Ryun become the first high schooler to break a 4-minute mile? Read more to find out. #WeAreAAU

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How did 37th #AAUSullivanAward winner Jim Ryun become the first high schooler to break a 4-minute mile? Read more to find out. #WeAreAAU

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AAU National Office Staff and National Chairs met in Las Vegas, NV to plan for the Inaugural Las Vegas AAU Sports Festival!

Will we see you at the Las Vegas Vegas Convention Center, July 7-9?

Inaugural Las Vegas AAU Sports Festival

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Happy President's Day from the AAU! #WeAreAAU