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- Chellsie Memmel and Alicia Sacramone-Quinn spoke with the media about their priorities in their new positions of leadership at USAG, including:
- Artistry, the code, and what got lost in translation in the past
- The importance of having two vaults
- How to get everyone on the same page with expectations and selection procedures
- How to change camps to protect the gymnasts’ health
- How abuse would be handled moving forward
- The FIG clarified why it is not allowing the Irish gymnasts to represent Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games.
- We discuss what the FIG is missing and why this is not actually comparable to typical FIG nationality changes. And why is this only being dealt with now, at the last minute?
- The US has named the men’s team for the Pan American Championship
- U.S. Gymnasts have sued the FBI for $1 Billion
- Results from Osijek, where Spencer mostly wants to talk about Romania
- Plus, Tasha Schwikert on the USAG board, a new gymnastics video game, terrible news for future SEA Games, the NCAA coaching carousel, and the latest in constant vigilance news
Have we mentioned that we love doing mini-commissions? Because we love doing mini-commissions.
- Vault problems: Karlie wants to know why the US is doing fewer Amanars these days and whether it makes sense for the FIG to lower the D scores of vaults instead of focusing on E score.
- DTY: Disgracefully Tallied Yurchenko?: Casey wants to get into the illogical value history of the Yurchenko double full through the 90s, why it has never had its moment in the sun, and what the future holds for the DTY.
- A special episode by the judges is coming soon. if you are a NCAA or Elite rated judge (MAG or WAG), we want to hear from you. Anonymous survey here.
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