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Kristie Phillips, Champion Gymnast September 1, 1986
Officially, it was a reverse planche. To Kristie Phillips, however, her pose for SI's cover was simply "the butt-on-the-head move." The 14-year-old ...
Hey, World, Look What I Can Do
A lot of people in gymnastics are heels over head in love with the astonishing maneuvers—and Olympian promise—of Kristie Phillips, the 14-year-old heiress apparent to Mary Lou Retton
A REBORN RUSSIAN, A NEW NADIA
America's best-known female gymnast—15-year-old Kristie Phillips of Baton Rouge—made a world-level debut that drew more winces than a ...
PHOEBE: NO FREEBIE
All the other twisting subplots of the McDonald's U.S. Gymnastic Championships —the sad saga of defending champ Kristie Phillips, the high ...
HARDLY TINY IN TALENT
In recent weeks he lost his best-known active gymnast, Kristie Phillips, to rival coach Don Peters and got further embroiled in a continuing feud ...
A DANDY BRANDY
The last pixie touted as the successor to Retton, the 1984 gold medalist, was Kristie Phillips. But the rubber-jointed Phillips, who is just a year older than Johnson ...
THEY'RE RIDING ON AIR
The bid of Kristie Phillips, 16, once hailed as the new Mary Lou Retton, was undone by her compulsory routines on the vault and uneven bars.
Gary Nicklaus. "The Next Nicklaus". March 11, 1985. Made one PGA Tour top 10. Kristie Phillips. "The New Mary Lou [Retton]". Sept. 1, 1986.
A TUMBLE FROM THE TOP
Although the U.S. women lost on Saturday by .625 of a point to the U.S.S.R. women, Kristie Phillips, 15, won this country's first all-around dual ...
Body Language Governor-elect Jesse Ventura's gigs on sports radio helped give him a stunning hold on voters
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