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Bob Kinlund Trisha Marczak/For the FOCUS

Gymnastic's biggest fan

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While Bob Kinlund is known around the gymnastics community as a true fan and supporter, it wasn't always that way.

In a sense, he tumbled into his role.


Having always been the one to take part in civic involvement, Kinlund was asked to help out with a 1980s youth program, sponsored by Kenny Nelson and Barrel O' Fun, known as "The Barrel O' Fun Chipettes."

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