In the news, Uncle Tim, Spencer from the Balance Beam Situation, and Jessica chat about:
- How to watch Pacific Rim Championships from anywhere in the world (3:45)
- NCAA Regionals (8:15)
- The heartbreak the terror, the need for warning labels and a recap from every regional
- Our favorite individuals going to NCAAs and superstars who didn’t make it
- War on the Floor – Lindsay Mable vs. Nina McGee in Minnesota
- Why the regional format SUCKS and needs to be changed immediately
- Doha World Cup (1:08:00)
- Catalina Ponor wins gold on BB
- Bai Yawen competed on a futuristic beam that certainly was the cause of her almost fall
- Women’s and LGBT human rights issues in Quatar
- How are the Romanian women looking heading into the Test Event
- Manrique Larduet of Cuba
- Cottbus (1:15:24)
Our weekly roundup of the latest news stories from around the gymternet include (1:22:00):
- The Pacific Rim Championships team for the US
- Popa, Adlerteg, Hambuchen, Epke, Yang and Komova all injured.
- Olympic ticket sales low
- Meldonium update
- Valentina Rodionenko says the Russian team stopped taking the drug in August
- European champion Nikolai Kuksenkov tested positive at Russian Nationals and says they took meldonium “like vitamins”
- 1984 Olympic all-around champ, Mary Lou Retton and her self-described thunder thighs has undergone 19 surgeries!
- Josh Dixon on the importance of being an out athlete and why the post-Olympic tour should also be sponsored by PFlag.
Gym Nerd MeetUp at Pac Rim Championships in Everett this weekend. Details here.
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RJ and his subway sandwiches have won two all-session passes to the Pac Rim Championships to watch Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Brenna Dowell, Ashton Locklear, Laurie Hernandez and Ragan Smith in person! Watch his entries and our honorable mentions here.
- The Choreography Conversation: Sophina’s Viral Routine
- 191: Jesolo, Stuttgart and NCAA Conference Championships
- McKayla Maroney’s Coaches Respond
- 190: Maroney’s Coaches Respond, Do-Overs, Drug Tests, Glasgow and Gymnix
- 189: Blinded by the Swag 2016 American Cup
- 188: Kyla Moves On, Concussions, Baku and American Cup Preview
- 90: The 2014 Women’s NCAA Championships! Plus details from the Ljubljana World Cup, Korean Meet and Romania takes on Belgium and France
- 89: Everybody Loves Raymond! Pacific Rim, Men’s NCAA Championships, plus a Russian Championships/Tokyo World Cup recap DO OVER!
- 88: Rhonda Faehn & Mackenzie Caquatto
- 87: NCAA Regionals, Russian Nationals & Miss Lloimincia Hall is discovered
Watch the Doha 2016 video playlist on YouTube here.
Watch the Cottbus 2016 video playlist on YouTube here.