In the news, Uncle Tim and Jessica chat about:
- Our favorites from Tumbling and Trampoline World Championships and what we think artistic gymnastics can learn from these daredevils with good form.
- Are fake music endings acceptable in floor routines or a cruel joke on the audience?
- The floor routine to the Sia song Chandelier by Ellie Boterell of England is everything!
- The GymCastic Floor Music contest playlist is up on Spotify here.
- A guide to shapashnikova variations on uneven bars, because Jessica sometimes needs help with bars.
- Standouts at the Medellín World Cup: Yamilet Peña, Mariana Chiarella of Peru and Jossimar Calvo Moreno.
- Mustafina’s latest interview where she discusses her injuries, coaching (can’t because she doesn’t dislike children enough) and frustrations with the bar code.
- Will the open division at Shawn Johnson’s new NCAA-esque meet series allow for international elites to compete?
- Oleg Vernaiev talks about training in war-torn, pit-less Ukraine.
The Gymternet’s Ultimate Floor Music Playlist is ready for you listening pleasure. Send us videos if you use one of the songs for a floor routine! Check it out here.
A GymNerd’s Guide to Shapashnikova’s on Bars:
- Shapashnikova = Clear hip
- Van Leeuwen = Toe-on with 1/2
- Khorkina = Clear hip with 1/2
- Toe on Shapash = Maloney
- Toe on Shapash ½ = Van Leeuwen
- Stadler Shapsh = Isn’t named, but sometimes called the Chow after Amy Chow
- Stadler Shapash half
- Inbar (piked) stalder Shaposh = Komova II (2011 World Championships)
- Inbar (piked) stalder Shaposh with ½ turn = Komova I (2010 Youth Olympic Games)
- 126: Post-Worlds Hangover
- Episode 58: Charlotte Drury, Fall Euro Series & NCAA De-commits
- Episode 47: Justen Millerbernd,Tumbling and Kalon