The Dying Sensation

From over 200 programs to a mere 15, Men's Collegiate Gymnastics seems to be on its last leg. Follow five gymnasts in the NCAA, starting with Nebraska and their journey through the dwindling sport and what the future holds for the Olympic hopefuls.

  • Isabel Pineda
  • Isabel Pineda
  • J.B. Tyson
  • Nick Burkhardt
  • Samuel Phillips
    Key Cast
  • Zachary Tiderman
    Key Cast
  • Donte McKinney
    Key Cast
  • Michael Jaroh
    Key Cast
  • Evan Manivong
    Key Cast
  • Alec Yoder
    Key Cast
  • Chuck Chmelka
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Sports, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 5, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Director Biography - Isabel Pineda

Isabel "Izzy" Pineda is a recent graduate of the Emerging Media Arts program at the Johnny Carson Center at UNL.

After graduating with a BFA, Pineda decided to pursue the creative world of Sports Media and currently creates, produces and oversees the content for the Husker Volleyball team at the University of Nebraska.

For her capstone project, Pineda decided on a short film dedicated to exploring the world of collegiate men's gymnastics and the current state of the sport and its future starting with UNL.

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