362: Morgan Hurd & Heath Thorpe

May 8, 2019 | GymCastic, Interviews, Podcast

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MORGAN AND HEATH!

This week, Jessica and Spencer chat with gymnastics royalty—2017 world all-around champion Morgan Hurd and 2018 Australian national floor champion and Worlds squad member Heath Thorpe—about being the undisputed monarchs of the gymternet and much more, including

  • How they became friends and whether they’re accepting applications for new members
  • Behind the scenes stories from 2018 worlds
  • Which apparatuses are the stupidest and least stupidedest
  • Forcing Morgan to try to come up with the names of MAG skills
  • Heath’s gymnastics idols, and his decision to be out publicly on the internet
  • Embarrassing fan tales about the time Morgan met Aliya Mustafina
  • The story behind Morgan’s new floor routine, and if there are any other secret upgrades she can reveal to us
  • The deal with Morgan’s crazy elbow and her most recent surgery
  • The Morgiboo Book Club – what are we reading this month?
  • Favorite movie genres, escape rooms, how 3 out of 4 of us don’t care about Game of Thrones, and all kinds of nonsense

What’s next? You can catch Heath competing at the Australian National Championships, May 24-26 in Melbourne!

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