205: Day Two 2016 Women’s Olympic Trials

Jul 11, 2016 | GymCastic, Podcast

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WE DISCUSS

Uncle TimSpencerLaurenCordelia Price  (aunt of 2014 World Cup Series Champion and 2012 Olympian alternate Elizabeth “Ebee” Price), Casey Magniesum and Jessica chat about:

  • Why each and every gymnasts was chosen as an alternate or team member. 
  • Why Marta didn’t go with the highest scoring team available. 
  • Which gymnasts hit 8 for 8 this weekend.
  • Everything that happened behind the scenes: 
    • Zac Lawson finally added to the permanently banned list at USAG website
    • GymSplaining
    • Parade of Olympians Concert
    • Best signs and t-shirts seen in the audience 
    • U.S.Slay t-shirts from Evan and his crew
    • Aly’s coaching is judging her at Olympic Trials
    • Parents: teach your kids to be good fans. Being a good fan is supporting the athlete, not making the athlete notice you.
    • Maroney live Periscoping during Trials 
    • Event host, John Macready, learned a new game and we were horrified. 
    • Why FloGymnastics isn’t here covering Trials; the USOC pulled their parent company’s credentials. 
  • Every competitors’ performances analyzed and discussed. 
  • Cordelia describes how Elizabeth Price’s family handled her being fourth all-around but named an alternate to the 2012 Olympic team–much like MyKayla Skinner

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Night One photo gallery here.  Night Two photo gallery here

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Watch this week’s playlist from Team USA on YouTube here. Or watch the NBC archived broadcast here.

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