Month: June 2020
Behind The Scenes: Evan Heiter

Behind The Scenes: Evan Heiter

Behind The Scenes: Evan is back! We talk about the explosion of out lesbian gymnasts in NCAA and how different it was from when he did and the It Gets Better video in 2011. An update on Obi-Wan and his flea medication; lose our minds about Morgiboo’s Nabs; discuss...

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430: Athlete A with Jennifer Sey

430: Athlete A with Jennifer Sey

LISTEN HERE WATCH HERE Club Gym Nerd members can watch the podcast being recorded (pre-edits with all the flubs and hiccups) and see video of the routines we discuss. THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW Jennifer Sey became the US national champion in 1986, just seven months after...

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Shut Up and Tumble

Shut Up and Tumble

“There is police brutality. People of color have been targeted by police. ...There are things we can do to hold them more accountable. Make those standards higher. You have people that practice law and are lawyers and go to school for eight years, but you can become a...

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BTS: Juneteenth

BTS: Juneteenth

Behind The Scenes: Reaction to the John Orozco interview, scathing details of how women were treated at the Karolyi camps by a former coach, history of Juneteenth and the Statue of Liberty, bad reactions to criticism by gymnastics professionals on Twitter, Aurora...

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429: John Orozco Does Not Hold Back

429: John Orozco Does Not Hold Back

LISTEN HERE https://youtu.be/kF11G8_24OA THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW John Orozco is here and ready to blow it up. In this interview, he discusses the Black Lives Matter movement and the racism he experienced from leadership in the US men's program, different standards...

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BTS: Juneteenth

BTS June 13: Kensley & Band Camp

Behind The Scenes:  What goes into fact checking our interviews; fantasy Olympic team made of Americans who never made an Olympic team; fantasy Dancing With The Stars gymnasts from the 1996-2004 Olympic teams; how to find adult gymnastics in Germany; Jessica’s family vs. Mayor Rizzo of Philadelphia, may his statue rot at the bottom of […]

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428: Black Lives Matter This Week Too

428: Black Lives Matter This Week Too

Photo: Indiana State University LISTEN HERE WATCH HERE Club Gym Nerd members can watch the podcast being recorded (pre-edits with all the flubs and hiccups) and see video of the routines we discuss.  *Note that the preview of the Orozco interview is not in the video...

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