Behind The Scenes: Pink Donut

by | Oct 1, 2021 | Behind The Scenes, Club Content

Welcome to Behind The Scenes!

BTS is a weekly Q&A podcast just for club gym nerd members! It’s our appreciation love letter to club members for supporting the show. Here’s how to ask questions live.

This week on Behind The Scenes we discuss: Instances of truncating scores costing a gymnast a medal; many letters about the Simone’s GOAT Tour;  USAG gymnasts are allowed to wear shorts in competition and we have the proof (see page 22) thanks to an angry brevet judge who has had enough; Aly’s discussion of Marta in her book Fierce; the China National Games (like Olympics of China) are freakin’ amazing and everyone should watch; Simone twisties update; what happened to PengPeng and the GOAT Tour; Jessica saved a life and makes Spencer hear alllllll about it; we accidentally dip into horror stories from the GYN office.

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  1. Dorothy Cocolin

    Hi! I’m interested in doing adult gymnastics, but only the conditioning part. I’ve never done gymnastics, but i did ballet six days a week all through high school. Is this something that exists, or would I have to do apparatus training?

    • Jamie Chandler

      yes!! look up gymnastics strength training (GST), there might be a gym in your area that offers it. i can only vouch for nyc. 🙂 GymnasticBodies has a great online program.

  2. Dorothy Cocolin

    BTW, I’m 44.

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The little school kids are back in the stands but so quiet today! Everyone was instructed not to yell but they are enthusiastically clapping along to rotation song. They expert the arena to be sold out for finals.