201: Men’s Olympic Trials and P&G Champs Preview

Jun 21, 2016 | GymCastic, Podcast

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NEWS

In the news, Uncle Tim, Spencer, and Jessica chat about:

  • Our favorite moments from last week’s interview with Alicia Sacramone 
  • Controversy (of course) at Australian Olympic Trials (4:01)
  •  Rhythmic and Trampoline Olympic Trials (11:09)
    • Rhythmic roup qualifies for first time, ever.
    • Sadness, injuries, elation and awesome adult gymnastics from tramp (14:04)
    • “The legs that I had, the butt that I had were why I jumped so high” – Olympic Champion Rosie MacLennan (CAN) video
  • P&G Championships Preview (1:03:30)
    • How to watch live, online and on tv here. Sam Peszek and Evan Heiter are doing juniors analysis!
    • Karolyi Ranch film to premiere on Friday at 8pm ET on NBC, watch trailer here.
    • Who we are looking forward to watching who won’t go to Rio (Morgan Hurd, Emily Gaskins)
    • Who is in a do or die situation to qualify to Rio or even Trials
    • Recap of Beyond the Routine with Bailie Key who has scratched from P&Gs
  • Men’s Olympic Trials Preview (1:24:36)
    • W.D.M. How the men qualify to the team.
    • When will the team actually be named?
    • Top 4 storylines to watch?
    • Mr. Hollie Vise, Alex Naddour says baby and wife help his gymnastics.

GYMTERNET NEWS

Our weekly roundup of the latest news stories from around the gymternet include:

  • Rhythmic gymnastics attempted suicide
  • The many retirements and injuries including Komova. 
  • Why USA Gymnastics need to change their rules. None of these coaches have been banned or publicly suspended yet! (26:47)
  • Louis Smith accused of objectifying Carly Patterson with close-up bottom shot (49:31)
  • Bias in judging: Should judges be allowed to judge their relatives or gymnasts?
    • Tatiana Nabiyeva’s coach-judge was cleared by the FIG
  • Awesome skills alert:
  • NCAA News:
    • Penn State abuse news: People magazine and the Washington Post have covered this and yet, the head coach still remains there.
    • LSU gymnastic coach D-D Breaux gets boost in pay, now makes $240,000.
    • Miss Val launched a website and announced that she is writing a book.
  • Book Mania – check them all out in our store here.
  • Two adult gymnastics camps! Shields in NJ and Atlantic in NH.

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How do the women qualify from P&G Championships to Olympic Trials in 2016?olympic qualifier rules wag gymnastics usage

How the men are chosen for the US Olympic Team

VIDEOS FROM AUS NATIONALS

Emma Nedov Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GcK8fUuyCQ

Olivia Vivian Bars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAmKTzU3GEc

Olivia Vivian Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2WQwVf7Pi8

Alex Eade Beam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naPARbx6RO0

Georgia-Rose Brown Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHpSpJuvEXw

Kiara Munteanu Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkwOj5Za7WY

Alex Eade Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VQl_qlQ8Bw

Larrissa Miller Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=702PWpa7YVo

Emma Nedov Beam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMKL6rSg6kQ

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