87: NCAA Regionals, Russian Nationals & Miss Lloimincia Hall is discovered

Apr 9, 2014 | GymCastic, Meets, Podcast

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In the News

In the news, Jessica, Spanny, Uncle Tim, and Evan chat about:

  • New favorites, splat-fests and shockers from all six NCAA Regionals.
  • Spanny is back with her report from the Minnesota Regional where Oklahoma brought a whole new meaning to the “College Salute” and her insider take on Gabby Douglas’s return to Iowa.
  • The non-gymnastic world’s discovery of LSU’s great Lloimincia Hall, and what Uncle Tim calls her “gospel tribute, which featured a lot of fierce stank face” floor routine. Listen to our interview with Lloimincia here.
  • If Shannon Miller began the sad wrist syndrome phenomenon that is currently plaguing the gymnastics community.
  • Russian Nationals where Komova returned in a familiar leotard (see below), Mustafina graced the floor, Grishina was injured and we found a new favorite in Seda “Miss Tic Toc” Tutkhalyan.
  • Justin Powers unusual routine at collegiate club nationals.
  • Simone Biles pulling out of the Pacific Rim Championships due to injury and being replaced by Peyton Ernst.

Announcement! The first ever GymCastic Meet-up is happening at the NCAA Championships. Come join us for a drinky-poo and gym-nerd out with your people!

When: 3:30-4:30 on Saturday, April 19th before Super-Six Finals.

Where: Todd English Pub, right behind the parking structure at BJCC arena.  It’s only a three minute walk to the meet from here. The address is: 2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL 35203.

Related Links
All of the results from NCAA Regionals
Rotation orders for NCAA Championships here.
The Road to Nationals – most beautiful ranking site for NCAA gymnastics.

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