In the news, Mary-Anne “Mez” Monckton, Emma and Jessica chat about:
- The unusual format of 3 up 2 count over two days for team, and men and women on the floor at once.
- One per country rule for finals – spoiler alert, we hated it!
- The level of difficulty might have been lower than usual (12.8 for bronze on bars) but the performances were gorgeous! We choose our favorite routines and skills
- The return of Komova! Rejoice!
- Showdown of the Olegs, plus the big payout for medals given to Oleg Stepko by Azerbeijan. He made bank!
- The Russian Dream Team: Seda, Aliya and Komova
- Giulia Steingruber, is she the new Sacramone of vault and floor?
- Concussions in context: Brinn Bevin high bar fall and why concussions are always serious.
- Fabian Hambüchen’s dinasour roars and new floor skill.
- Miguel Rayderley Zapata from Spain won floor just like Jessica told you guys he would! If you don’t love him, you are not paying attention!
Runner Up: Petition and Parade Granted
Our Winner, who is getting a copy of Shannon’s new book, Raymond White!
Results, video, photos and news from the first European Games here.
- 152: Four Nations Cup Italy, Russia, Romania and Colombia
- 148: Shannon Miller
- 147: The 2015 European Championships
- 143: The Return of Gabby Douglas
- 140: The 2015 American Cup
- 139: Steve Butcher, President of the FIG Men’s Technical Committee
- 138: Prince Emyre Cole
- 130: Mary-Anne “Mez” Monckton
- 128: Aly is Back
- 124: Event Finals at the 2014 World Championships
- 123: All Around Finals at the 2014 World Championships
- 122: Team Finals at the 2014 World Championships
- 121: Qualifications Recap from the 2014 World Championships
- 120: The World Championships Preview Show
- Episode 17: Growing Up In The Soviet Gymnastics System And Training At Round Lake
Gymnast tattoos are becoming more commonplace. Here is Steingruber’s ink