The Kip

Ranked #44 in Gymnastics, Ranked #93 in Multiculturalism

Marissa is a gymnast, violinist, and chess player. This summer she is busy in an orchestra, chess tournament, and learning her Level 4 gymnastics skills. In the past, doing all three activities has been a snap for Marissa. She is hardworking and smart. But this summer she can't seem to get her kip, a difficult skill on bars. If she doesn't learn a kip she won't be competing Level 4 in the fall with her friends at Perfect Balance Gymnastics Academy. As the summer progresses, it's not looking good. Everyone else is getting their kip except for Marissa. What will she do if her friends move on... more

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