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- The US women’s team for the Pan American Championships has been named, and it didn’t go by all-around rank order! We discuss what we’re celebrating as well as the issues we still have with how team selection is being conducted in the new era.
- Dan Baker, USAG team selection committee member, interview on the role of specialists and laws effecting women.
- A preview of the competition: How to watch on YouTube and the Pan Am Channel, how teams qualify to worlds from this meet, how Andrade and Saraiva will match up against the US team, and how many new Cubans will become stars
- The American Classic happened. We discuss the weirdness of this meet being streamed while Pan American selection wasn’t, as well as the etiquette for doing a Memmel turn in front of Chellsie Memmel
- Meet news from around the world, including the results of French Championships and worlds qualification from Africa.
Gymternet News and Feedback
- Who’s returning to Florida next year, Alabama’s surprising new assistant coach, more graduate transfers in college gymnastics, how many football players it takes to be worth one gymnast, and women’s gymnastics tattoos.
- Plus, Simone received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and then was given a coloring book on the plane.
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