425: GymCastic Fixes Judging (Commission)

May 12, 2020 | Commissions, GymCastic, Podcast

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This week’s episode has been commissioned by an anonymous Club Gym Nerd member and current gymnastics judge who said, “You complain about judging all the time.” (WHAT, US??? NEVER!) “Tell us what you would do if you were in charge of women’s officials for NCAA and JO meets.” We shall gladly oblige!

Surprise, surprise, we’re not short of opinions. We tackle nasty problem areas like transparency, the Old Girls Network, “reputation,” judging consistency, bias, and subjectivity, while answering questions about whether having been a gymnast makes you a better judge, appropriate processes for judge selection and evaluation, and how judges should get the $$$$$$$. We also make a list of the problems with college judging and what to do about them.

So basically, we fix everything that’s wrong with everything. You’re welcome, gymnastics.

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We couldn’t not talk about the latest harrowing details on Maggie Haney’s 8-year suspension, so we take a moment to be horrified about that as well.

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