82: Cottbus, English Championships & Danusia Francis finally gets a 10 on beam!

Mar 19, 2014 | GymCastic, Meets, Podcast

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Beloved British Bruin, Danusia Francis, sheds tears of joy for her 10 on balance beam this weekend. Photos by Christy Ann Linder. Check out her photos on Instagram, Twitter or her official website.


In the News

In the news, Jessica, Uncle Tim, Lauren Hopkins U.S. editor at The Couch Gymnast chat about:

  • Norah Flatley, the best thing out of Iowa since Chow landed, is going to Jesolo!
  • The Australian gymnasts have been released from gymnastics prison! We like Georgia Godwin.
  • Low scores, fulls on beam and clean gymnastics at Cottbus.
  • Rodionova, Scheder or Komova… who will be the new queen of the inbar stalder?
  • Princess Catherine Lyons of Europa teaches us how to salute
  • Broken floor plates, vault mastery and Louis Smith at the English Championships.
  • The 30-year-old swan of Chilean gymnastics, Ochoda ballet’s it up on floor.
  • Danusia gets a 10 on beam with her insanely difficult dismount.

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No show is complete without discussion of the latest news stories from around the gymternet:

  • Shawn Johnson in the running for The Celebrity Apprentice
  • Our favorite commentators from the Big 10 Network
  • Alicia Sacramone marries her longtime love.
  • Kalon Ludvingson is on the mend and looking great.
  • Greg Marsden throws a fit about seeding and he’s kind of right.
  • Beth Tweddle robbed of Dancing on Ice win.

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