277: Post-Worlds Therapy Session

Oct 17, 2017 | GymCastic, Podcast

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IN THE NEWS

Spencer and Jessica detox from worlds by working through their feelings about

  • SIMONE IS COMING BACK! AND SHE’LL BE COACHED BY THE LANDIS!
  • Aly Raisman’s book comes out November 14th and is available for preorder. We have many hopes and dreams for it. 
  • The NCAA has fulfilled Greg Marsden’s vision and approved a no-bye postseason and four-team championship
  • Our latest crusade: Why worlds must be moved out of Qatar
  • Our proposals to fix the format of world championships in order to improve the level of competition and condense the length

 

GYMTERNET NEWS

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

  • Russian drama!
    • Seda is in trouble, but Spencer’s not having it
    • Paseka knows about her vault form, YOU GUYS
    • Aliya is skipping her checkup in Germany to go to the national team camp
    • Dalaloyan competed injured in the vault final. Should he have given up his spot to Eddie Penev?
    • We definitely don’t cause any international incidents while discussion the Kabaeva/Putin relationship.
  • International Gymnast magazine is in trouble for what it said about Gabby. 
  • Norway is on the forefront of gender equality, and we have some recommendations for the IOC and FIG. 
  • Samir Ait Said wants to become an MMA fighter. Because of course he does. 
  • High school boys are being barred from joining the women’s gymnastics team and we are NOT having it.
  • Kenzo can do a Mustafina turn. Should he put it in his routine?
  • SafeSport updates about Dominque Moceanu, Mary Lou Retton, Michigan State, Jeena Nilson (a sex offender volunteering at Altius Gymnastics Club in Utah, not the one in WI) and 1992 Olympic Champion, Tatiana Gutsu has accused Vitaly Scherbo of rape.

YOUR FEEDBACK

  • Is having bizarre donut-shaped medals with holes in them really that weird?
  • Excellent proposals for how to integrate robo-judging
  • Do we have a double standard when it comes to calling out racism?
  • STOP PICKING ON JADE CAREY
  • Tales of crazy-ass vault runs, plus a gymternet assignment!

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