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THE HISTORY OF ROMANIAN GYMNASTICS
This episode has been commissioned by Nico T.L., who requested an episode on the history of Romanian gymnastics, from the pre-Nadia era (huhhhh?) to the present. We discuss:
- Mythbusters: Romanian gymnastics started with Nadia
- The 60s: Boycotts and Romanian Gymnastics Jail
- How Nadia changed the difficulty game
- Scandals: The Romanian walkout at 1977 Euros, the 1981 Agache/Szabo identity swap, and most shocking of all, floor routines choreographed by Martha
- The age of Silivas, Dobre, and the single greatest Romanian team of all time
- URGENT: Ballet Beats
- WATCH ALONG: Popa, Voinea, and Potorac
- “Romania does boring, safe gymnastics guaranteed to win.” Fact, fiction, or depends?
- WATCH ALONG: Marinescu and Olaru
- On Top of the World: Romania 2000-2004
- Did the open-ended code kill Romanian gymnastics?
- The 2012 team, Ana Porgras, and what could have been
- The 2015 Worlds incident
- Hope for a better future?
- Spencer and Jessica select their all-time Romanian dream teams
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- Project K
- Project K: Decoding Romanian Secret Police Files on The Karolyis with Dr. Simona Petracovsch
- 365: 1988 Olympics Team Competition (Commissioned)
- 364: 80s Fight! (Commissioned)
- 281: Myths, Legends, and Unexpected Moments PART 2 (Commissioned)
- 278: 2000 Sydney All-Around Final (Commissioned)
- 262: 1996 Olympic Event Finals (Commissioned)
- 258: The Fluff Cast (Commissioned)
- 256: 1996 Olympic All-Around Final (Commissioned)
- 255: 1996 Olympic Team Final (Commissioned)
- 252: Myths, Legends and Unexpected Moments in Gymnastics History (Commissioned)
- 228: Leotards (Commissioned)
- 225: 1992 Olympics Recap with Wendy Bruce (Commissioned)
- 185: 2008 Olympic All-Around Finals (Commissioned)
- Carly Patterson’s Album Interpreted & Dave Tilley PT Gymnastics Myth Busters
- Tenths Don’t Matter
- The Balance Beam Situation 10 year GIFebration
- Rhythmic coach disciplined by FIG for violent behavior
- Gymnastics History, 1968: The Women’s Compulsories Competition in Mexico City
- Romanian Coach, Gheorghe, convicted of manslaughter for beating gymnast to death during practice.
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