315: The Simone Is Back Classic

Jul 31, 2018 | GymCastic, Podcast

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US CLASSIC

  • Simone won, duh
    • We detail all the quad records she set. With a fall. And a shattered toe.
    • The upgrades – Moors, Fabrichnova, Van Leeuwen
    • Thoughts on the weird floor scoring and her new choreography
  • Riley McCusker was FANTASTIC
  • Morgan Hurd’s floor is a dream
  • Why does Texas Dreams (almost) never compete AA at Classic? 
  • Shilese Jones is a silent assassin that NBC didn’t show at all
  • A little…social media drama…you might have heard about…
  • All the times Jessica screamed internally
  • PAGING CAROL: We have some bonkers scores to discuss
  • Tom Forster’s excellent performance
  • Kerry Perry pulled a Steve Penny
  • The bizarre, stupid USAG judge shortage
  • The good and bad of the NBC/Olympic Channel broadcast
  • THE ARTFUL JUNIORS
    • The GAGE gymnasts put on a beautiful, perfect show
    • Kayla Di Cello and Jordan Bowers are the real deal
    • Sunisa Lee casually won beam without a dismount
    • All the times Jessica screamed internally, junior edition
  • Plus, what’s infuriating us right now in US routines

GYMTERNET NEWS

  • Kerry Perry went back to Congress and got BURNED — #ItWasThursday
  • Aly tried to meet the new CEO of the USOC, and it went…not great
  • John Engler continued to be an actual monster
  • The presentation to the survivors at the ESPY Awards
  • The Daniels Report progress page and the web of lies it reveals
  • What’s going on with Ashton Locklear, her coach, and those bullying reports
  • A preview of the European Injury Championships, beginning this Thursday

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