Let The River Flow is a story about a young gymnast who struggles with the ups and downs of gymnastics. The character River learns that losing is a part of the sport and that things don't always come so easy. Remembering to do gymnastics because she loves it, allows River to enjoy the journey of her favorite sport. The author Vanessa Atler was the 1997 national champion and world team member. She hopes to teach athletes how to navigate through the sport they love and to enjoy every step of the way.