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!
Shannon Miller book giveaway contest. Runner Up: Petition and Parade Granted
Winner: 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