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US Classic Preview
- But first, we’re having a live show at US Nationals! Listen for details.
- Leanne Wong was a surprise entrant on the US Classic roster. What do we expect?
- A discussion of the title race: What we’re looking to see from Konnor McClain, whether Shilese Jones is the best bars worker in the US, and the current status of Kayla DiCello after just competing at Pan Ams
- Who isn’t competing: Most of the college Olympians, most of the Pan Ams team, and more
- Plus, a possible Addison Fatta and Ciena Alipio revenge tour and the importance of a Nola Matthews floor routine
- There are men at this meet now! A lot of them. We discuss some weird scheduling, what we’re expecting to see from Donnell Whittenburg and Colin Van Wicklen here, and what Stephen Nedoroscik needs to do to make teams leading up to Paris.
We discuss what Greg Marsden and Cecile Landi had to say about Roe, the petitions calling for the NCAA to remove all Championships from Texas (and any state with similar laws) for criminalizing abortion healthcare and anti-trans policies, the current funding freeze for Gymnastics Canada, and the contract extension for Courtney Kupets Carter.
Commonwealth Games Preview
Is this Australia’s moment for women’s team and AA gold? Or is England going to rout everyone? Plus, Rhys is competing after all, the return of Claudia Fragapane, a potential breakout competition for Ondine Achampong, the importance of Poppy Stickler, and several sexism alerts.
And finally, important feedback about Olga Strazheva’s 1989 floor routine and who should compete a tribute version.
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