MEN’S PROGRAM OOOPSIES (3:24)
Between the all-around results mix-up and the World Cup…reassignments…the US men’s program had quite the controversial week at Winter Cup. Kensley breaks it all down, with statements from USAG about both issues.
- USAG awarded the all-around medals to the wrong people. Great job.
- Yul Moldauer was under the impression he had 3 world cup assignments. Turns out, nope.
- We discuss the problems of miscommunication and having UNWRITTEN selection procedures for squads that have already been selected and meets that have already happened.
- How do we make sure things like this don’t happen again?
- Live Blog: 2020 Winter Cup – Day 2
- Live Blog: 2020 Winter Cup – Day 1
- Details on the unacceptable “deal” USAG proposed to survivors, including four tiers of settlement money based on famousness and the release of Steve Penny, Marta, Don Peters, John Geddert, All-Olympia and others from all future claims
- W. T. (and we cannot stress this enough) F.
- Jessica has some choice feelings about it.
MELBOURNE WORLD CUP OLYMPIC QUALIFIER (52:49)
The 6th of 8 Olympic apparatus qualifiers has concluded in Melbourne. We answer pressing questions like
- Is Jade Carey an Olympian yet?
- Are we emotionally stable enough to talk about what happened on high bar and the latest developments in Japanese Gymnastics Jail?
- Could the US men actually earn an Olympic spot this way?
- Does Gymnastics Australia have it together? (Nope)
- Why is Jessica more interested in Tampax than in the results?
- Winter Cup—actual gymnastics part!
- We discuss improvements on USAGs part (what?), some interesting decisions about who made national team especially re: Alec Yoder, Gage Dyer’s floor, Spencer’s favorite Winter Cuppy moments, and what it means now for athletes who didn’t make national team.
- Women’s NCAA news (1:29:18)
- Spencer is soooooo glad we had so much other stuff to talk about that we didn’t have much time to discuss the scoring at UCLA/Utah because he physically cannot.
- Historic lead-iff 10 finally happened. Grace Glen got a 10 as the first person up on beam.
- Maggie Nichols is injured, Michigan set a program record, and why we need receipts!
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