Douglas Family Gold: Finale

Jul 4, 2016 | Douglas Family Gold, Podcast

simone biles three time world champion gymnastics

2015 World All-Around Silver medalist and reigning Olympic Champion, Gabby Douglas (R) with three-time consecutive World Champ Simone Biles (L), in Scotland.

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IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE

This week on Douglas Family Gold (S1 E5), Jessica, Spencer and Spanny recap the episode and discuss:

  • The episode extra where Coach Christian is seen and heard! 
  • Recap (5:00)
    • Gymnastics fact checking machine went into overdrive during the competition scenes
    • We ignore that it’s mathematically impossible for Gabby to beat Simone. 
    • The definition of what constitutes success for Gabby changes 7 million times. 
  • Did Natalie fulfill her vision to show ,”What it takes to ….what goes on behind the scenes to support an elite athlete, and, for me as a mom, to support my other children at the same time.” (31:47)
  • We examine which of our deepest fears and greatest hopes from the preview podcast came true. (36:00)
  • What do the Dougies need to do to make this a hit show next season? (46:00)

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