Nastia Liukin, beach essentials

My Beach Essentials: Nastia Liukin

The gold medalist shares her Rio-ready must-haves.

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After being selected to cover the Rio 2016 Games for NBC later this summer, it comes as no surprise that gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin is not only Olympics ready but also beach ready. A four-time all-around U.S. national champion who has previously competed on Brazilian soil, Liukin is fluent in both Olympic and Brazilian beach jargon. From TULA’S Urban Defense Hydrating Mist to a bottle of smartwater, here she shares some of her essentials that are helping her get ready for Rio's beautiful beaches.