351: Rosé Then Slay

Feb 12, 2019 | GymCastic, Podcast

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MEET NEWS

It’s a party! Jessica and Spencer are joined by Kensley AND Evan to discuss all of the many, many (many) gymnastics-related events of the past week. 

  • WOGA Classic (1:18): Kensley was there and discusses Ashton Locklear’s return, the Blakelys, and the presence of the entire Brazilian women’s team
  • NCAA news (6:38)
    • How the mid-season blues affected LSU, Georgia, and apparently shorted out live stream and live score capabilities across the country
    • The bars drama at Denver and why Brenna Dowell did not compete
    • Evan needs you to know that if you’re not Lynnzee Brown’s double layout, you’re doing it wrong
    • George Washington’s best meet promotion ever
    • Trinity Thomas is too perfect for this code
    • Nebraska’s entirely non-pusillanimous vault rotation, and the floor-side throne that brought out peak-narcissism Spencer
    • The worst commentary disasters of the weekend
    • Why Missy Marlowe and Jenny Hansen reigned as heroes
  • Crack or correct—10s edition (56:45)
  • Mini-commission – the “bubble” teams (1:29:38)
    • A mini-commission from Mohini Bhardwaj Forever has us profiling the bubble teams for regionals qualification like Utah State, North Carolina, Bowling Green, and UIC, plus thoughts on the new play-in format for NCAA postseason competition (spoiler alert: we likey)

GYMTERNET NEWS (1:43:30)

  • Skinner 2020?
  • Related: Maile O’Keefe is heading to Utah a year early and competed L10 in Las Vegas this weekend
  • Larisa Iordache has been cleared to return to training, and guess who’s out of retirement (again) to coach her. 
  • A rundown of the latest DUMPSTER FIRE news (it’s a dumpster fire)
  • Katelyn Ohashi was on Busy Tonight and Jessica has feelings about it. Plus, Ohashi’s parents gave great quote in the Seattle Times
  • It was Svetlana Boginskaya’s birthday, so celebrate by listening to our 2015 interview with her.

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