284: Morgan Hurd

Dec 12, 2017 | GymCastic, Interviews, Podcast

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INTERVIEW

This week, we have a very special chat with new world all-around champion, expert zombie-worm escaper, official badass woman, and favorite gymnast of young-adult authors the world over, MORGAN HURD. We discuss:

  • Whether we’re still allowed to call her Morgiboo
  • Which gymnasts she fangirls out over
  • If she’s totally sick of people talking about her glasses yet
  • All the behind-the-scenes scoop from worlds
    • What she thinks about camp secrecy and possible SPIES
    • What she thought about the lighting in the arena and training gym
    • What happened when Ragan got injured before the AA final
    • Who cried the most when she won
  • Current training and TOP-SECRET upgrades
  • Ideas for getting “the Hurd” in the code of points (we have a lot)
  • Upcoming competition plans
  • HARRY POTTER
    • Which house Morgan was sorted into on Pottermore
    • Morgan and Spencer throw down about Hagrid’s teaching abilities
    • Statues of Dobby and fuzzy sock tributes
  • Which song from Hamilton would make the best floor music
  • Nastia’s obsession with her
  • Getting confused for a child literally all the time
  • How she decided on Florida
  • What she thinks about NBC’s “China would really love to have her” comments

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