Episode 62: Pavlova to Azerbaijan, Oleg (Finally!) in Stuttgart & The Mexican Open Extravaganza

Dec 4, 2013 | Podcast

Episode 61


In the News
In the news, Uncle Tim and Jess chat about:

  • The $10,000 leo awarded to Ukrainian’s Angelina Kysla
  • The genius of the Mexican Open marketing and the US juniors, Bailie Key and Laurie Hernandez
  • Oleg Verniaiev finally lives up to his potential at the Stuttgart World Cup 
  • Mustafina’s new beam series, Peyton Ernst’s nerves, Elizabeth Price’s killer Amanar, Sophie Scheder luxurious bar set and John Orozco’s vault issues.
  • The terrifying bar dismounts of Tatiana Nabieva and Yao Jinnan in Stuttgart.

We discuss the very latest from around the gymternet:

  • The gymnastics coup d’etat: Azerbaijan recruiting Anna Pavlova and Yulia Inshina to compete for them instead of Russia.
  • Speculation on the true reasons for Oksana Chusovitina return to Uzbekistan.
  • McKayla Maroney on the TV show Bones, this Friday December 6th.
  • How to play in the world’s only Fantasy Gymnastics league! Follow them on Twitter @FantasyGym and use #FantasyGym to talk smack. Draft period is December 7-28. Don’t miss the deadline. This is so freakin’ cool!
  • The greatest gym nerd gift guide in the entire world, made by us.

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Kysla Leotard Horse Mexican Open

Ukrainian gymnast Angelina Kysla wearing her one-of-a-kind leotard prize by GK at the 3rd Mexico Open in Acapulco. Nadia Comaneci and Svetlana Boginskaya chose Kysla as the winner of the GK Prize for Elegance. The award – this $10,000 leo.
Photo courtesy of International Gymnast magazine.

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