420: Jamie Dantzscher

Apr 14, 2020 | GymCastic, Interviews, Podcast

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IT’S JAMIE DANTZSCHER YOU GUYS

In this full episode with Jamie Dantzscher, we discuss…

  • Life with the Rybackis, why Jamie “left,” and why she came back
  • How Jamie feels about their coaching now (spoiler alert: NOT GREAT)
  • How weird it is that we still care about her 1999 floor music
  • The bonkers 2000 Olympic selection process
  • Speaking out publicly about Bela—then, later, and now—and a current sense of vindication
  • Why Bela took her off bars in qualification in Sydney
  • The INSANE story about why she didn’t salute after her team final floor routine
  • Being awarded a retroactive Olympic bronze medal, how she feels about it, and that famous press conference
  • The time a judge apologized to her for the corrupt scoring at nationals
  • What skills she would have done if she competed in an open-ended code
  • What her relationship with Vanessa Atler is like now

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