A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 27, 2012
“Gymnastics: Flying without wings” (gymnastics saying)

“Gymnastics: Flying without wings” has been a gymnastics saying since at least 2009. The authorship of the saying is not known.
A similar gymnastics saying is “If you don’t leap, you’ll never know what it’s like to fly.”
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Gymnastics is having the courage to hang on while the strength to let go. Gymnastics is knowing the difference between falling and jumping. Gymnastics is falling 8 times and getting back up 9 times. Gymnastics is flying without wings. *Not sure who to credit for these.—Guest Level 6 gymnast
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: flying without wings. 
Quote # 571486 was added by VasisGymnast7710 to sports on 21 Feb 2009 at 3:48pm
Yahoo! Answers
Anyone have any catchy gymnastics quotes?
I need ideas for a gymnastics T-shirt so if anyone has anything creative any help would be appreciated!
November 8, 2009
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Gymnastics: It’s what we do.
Gymnastics is life. The rest? It’s just details. (Or ‘The rest is just details.’ )
If gymnastics were at least somewhat easy, it would be called __________(the name of another sport. Usually football.)
Gymnasts get high without drugs.
iFly. iFlip. iBalance. iSwing. iVault. I am a gymnast.
If you don’t leap, you never will know how it feels to fly.
Gymnastics: Flying without wings.
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Anyone have any gymnastics sayings. I need to make something 4 the gym can someone help a gymnast out.?
March 27, 2010
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“Gymnastics: Flying without wings.”
11-27-2010, 10:42 AM
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