437: Lineup Racism?

Aug 18, 2020 | GymCastic, Podcast

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HEADLINES

  • Are you registered to vote? Double check. Vote.org
  • Texas Dreams Fallout
    • Statements from more athletes about their Texas Dreams experiences, including Ragan Smith and Macy Toronjo
    • Discussion: What responsibility do college coaches have to speak out about abusive coaching in the elite world?
  • ESPN article on racism in college gymnastics
    • The details on Alabama’s Title IX investigation, and…Dana what are you doing?
    • “Skin-tone” and the NCAA demographics database
  • D-D Breaux retired
    • Her epic legacy at LSU and what’s next for the team

MINI-COMMISSION

  • Last week, Kennedy Baker discussed her experience with racism at Florida and mentioned the much-discussed history of Florida floor lineups. We use that as a lens for this week’s mini-commission, in which Sophie asked us to discuss NCAA lineup strategy, what each of our strategies would be if we were making lineups, and whether there’s a program that excels at lineup strategy.

GYMTERNET NEWS

  • Amy Tinkler’s former coaches suspended by British Gymnastics, Memmel upgrade news, the Kathie Klages sentencing, USAG’s 5-tier system for SafeSport reports, Donnell Whittenburg’s piece for Team USA that back-up Orozo’z racism claims, Nina’s new dismount, and more

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