410: Simone’s Vault to the Rescue

Feb 4, 2020 | GymCastic, Podcast

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Today, a sort-of-depressing episode about suspensions and bankruptcy and the crimes of the criminal ex-doctor is saved by the beacon that is Simone posting a Yurchenko double pike video

GYMTERNET NEWS

  • Simone posted a video of herself doing a Yurchenko Double Pike…into a pit. We get way too unrealistically excited and start talking about potential D-values and how many men’s vault titles Simone is going to win.
  • Will the coronavirus prevent Chinese gymnasts from going to essential Olympic qualifiers? And what can be done about it?
  • Is Australia denying visas to Iranian gymnasts for the Melbourne World Cup? And what can be done about it?
  • Dominique Dawes is opening a gym and is REALLY PISSED about how she was treated in gymnastics
  • The Stuttgart World Cup roster is out, and we analyze the field
  • Denis Abliazin is…um...super racist

MEET NEWS

  • Kensley went to the WOGA Classic and has information on the Blakely sisters, Sophia Butler, a new Russian junior who is going to be everything, and Karis German’s Stalder Nabieva
  • The latest NCAA news on LSU and UCLA getting upset at home, Minnesota coming for you, and the growing trend of two-pass routines
  • Jessica pops off and goes all Ken Jennings on Kensley’s men’s NCAA quiz
  • Kensley explains all of the men’s college gymnastics rules to avoid favoritism and encourage transparency, exactly the opposite of women’s college gymnastics. 

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