Episode 20: Jenni Pinches

Feb 13, 2013 | GymCastic, Interviews, Podcast


This week we talk to the 2012 Olympian Jenni Pinches from Great Britain. She talks to us about butt glue, working on-air with Olga Korbut for the BBC, life at the Lilleshall national training center, being coached by Amanda Reddin alongside living legend Beth Tweddle, and living a purposeful NerdFighter life.

Twitter- @jempin515, Tumblr-  jempin515, Blog- www.jenniferpinches.com. Her favorite show, Vlog Brothers who remind us, “Don’t Forget To Be Awesome!”  (see below for instructions on how to throw up the NerdFighter symbol).

DFTBA sign


Pinches floor routine at the Olympics in London.

Dominique Dawes in Missy Elliot’s video for We Run This.

Sacramento State’s retro-beam-dominatrix Dallas Smith. She does a front handspring  to Portocererro (front flip to a tooshie), followed by a Garrison (one-handed sideways Valdez).

Kaitlynn Urano from Iowa State pleased us with her musicality and fun floor work

Hilarious-Angry Fall of the Week goes to Florida’s Kytra Hunter.


University of North Carolina‘s re-imagined soviet leotards by Lena Degteva.


 Suck-It Haters Routine of the Week: Llomincia Hall’s 10 on Floor. 

Happy Freakin’ Valentine’s Day! Now download the free app and go feel up your boobs! For iPhone and Android devices.

Just one more…

Couple built a gymnastics facility on their farm for the first-year Hendricks High School gymnastics team in Minnesota.
KSFY News – Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

The UC Berkeley Women’s Gymnastics program is raffling off a seven-day, six-night cruise through the Mediterranean aboard a Norwegian cruise ship. Prices start at $20 for one ticket, $50 for three tickets and $100 for seven tickets, and the deadline to enter is April 27. http://www.calbears.com/sports/w-gym/spec-rel/020813aaa.html