This week, 2012 Olympic team gold medalist, Kyla Ross, and her mom, Kiana, join us. Kyla tells us about training smart after time off, upgrades, her fantasy tumbling skill, the status of her Amanar, who she looks up to in the gym, overcoming fear and mental blocks, her infamous Championships lipstick and the “saviors of the US team.” Kiana reveals who gave the family the most important advice about going pro, why Gym-Max is so unique and the best advice she ever received about navigating the world of elite gymnastics.
Jessica and Uncle Tim discuss the latest Gabby Douglas news, world team rosters, Romanian and Chinese nationals, the crime against the gym gods that is Australia’s decision not to send anyone to Worlds and Igor Radivilov‘s staring role in a new music video.
The third member of the early training group that turned out Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney, elite trampolinist Miss Charlotte Drury.
Yao Jinnan on Bars at Chinese Nationals.
The BB routine that everyone’s talking about: Junior Luo Huan