266: Screams of Joy

Sep 5, 2017 | GymCastic, Podcast

Deisree Carofiglio italy floor

Deisree Carofiglio brought the drama on floor.

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IN THE NEWS

 Spencer and Jessica chat about:

  • Chinese National Games
    • Jiang Tong’s scream of joy after hitting floor 
    • Retirements, including Bai Yawen and Shang Chunsong
    • Chen Yile killer beam, TingTing is the top senior in AA qualification – beam
    • Fan Yilin rocking a new Huang Huidan/Riley McCusker dismount
    • Wang Yan’s brush-your-shoulders-off  floor routine
    • China announced Worlds Team: AA -Liu Tingting, Luo Huan; VT, BB, FX – Wang Yan; UB – Fan Yilin
  • Romanian Championships
      • The craziest scoring of any national championship in the World.
      • Larissa Iordache had a very head-shakey E score on beam, but upgraded to a Fabrichnova on bars
      • We enjoy Catalina Ponor’s death-stare-down at the beam after an unusual two falls in a row. Then we interpret Ponor’s new floor routine
  • Varna World Cup, Italian and Swiss Nationals 
    • Andrade Amanar
    • We seethe about Brazil’s decision to only send two athletes to Worlds this year. SEETHE!
    • Deisree Carofiglio of Italy has a Dowell and so.much.drama. in her floor routine! 
    • The official roster for US Worlds Training Camp is: Carey, Chiles, Frazier, Gaskins, Hurd, Locklear, McCusker, Schennikova, Smith, Thomas.

GYMTERNET NEWS (46:56)

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

  • Aliya Mustafina has returned to training at Round Lake with her baby. 
  • John Geddart got caught in what seems to be a big fat lie about disgraced ex-MSU coach, Kathie Klages working at his gym. 
  • Simone’s therapist, Robert Andrews has written the best article ever on why gymnastics has found itself in hot water; the culture of disempowerment: USAG Sexual Abuse Scandal Is A Symptom Of Deeper Issues
  • Danell Leyva will be on Danell Leyva Mira Quem Baila
  • GAT Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to help gymnastics clubs impacted by Harvey.

FEEDBACK (46:56)

  • 1996 Olympic commentary and what gymnastics was like in the 70’s
  • Accidental upgrades like the WolfKino: Stella Nistor accidental double pirouette
  • Katelyn Ohashi speaking up
  • Where is Gabby Douglas?
  • Bone Density and gymnastics feedback from a Bioengineer
  • How far can the bars be spread apart in FIG competition?
  • Competing back-to-back from Floor to Vault

WE ARE GIVING AWAY TICKETS TO WORLDS!

  • Prize One:  A of pair tickets (so you can bring a friend!) for every final, including the sold out Women’s All-Around Final. 
    • Deadline: September 11th at midnight Pacific
  • Prize Two: One ticket to all four all finals, including the sold out Women’s All-Around Final
    • Deadline: September 18th at midnight Pacific
  • Who Can Enter: Club Gym Nerd members only. Join here.
  • How to Enter: Tell us who you want to win at Worlds in Montreal.
    •  Email: gymcastic@gmail.com using the subject line GymCastic Worlds Tickets
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