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GymCastic Podcast is a weekly gymnastics talk show. The hosts interview people who love gymnastics almost as much as we do, discuss the latest news, events and offensive leotard fashion.

GymCastic Podcast is a weekly gymnastics talk show. The hosts interview people who love gymnastics almost as much as we do, discuss the latest news, events and offensive leotard fashion.
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GymCastic Podcast is a weekly gymnastics talk show. The hosts interview people who love gymnastics almost as much as we do, discuss the latest news, events and offensive leotard fashion.

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English


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341: The Call Is Coming from Inside the House

11/13/2018
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GYMTERNET NEWS The latest on...bum-bum-bum...decertificationMary Bono was submitted by THE USOCIs decertification inevitable...or not?THE DOCUMENTSWe're being asked to believe some pretty ridiculous things right now......so we performed a play about what might maybe have happenedSave your applause until the endRules Clarifications. At worlds, the FIG held a forum to clarify rules and it was eventful. We CODE NERD OUT about:The messy chalk crackdown"No face painting. This is sport, not...

Duration:01:43:24

340: USAG and The Case of the Missing Documents

11/9/2018
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THIS WEEK'S This week Jessica is joined by Scott Reid from the Orange County Register. We discuss: Why All Olympia (AOGC) Mckayla Maroney and Mattie Larson's gym is closing. Why the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) is moving to decertify USA Gymnastics (USAG) now. Did USAG suddenly find Ranch medical documentsWhether or not the USOC is decertifying in order to force USAG into bankruptcy.Will USAG really be decertified?All Olympia agrees to pay Nassar survivor Mattie Larson $1 million...

Duration:00:27:41

339: Doha Worlds Event Finals Day Two

11/3/2018
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WOMEN'S BEAM, FLOOR and MEN'S PARALLEL BARS, VAULT AND HIGH BAR EVENT FINALS WATCH ALONG WITH US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE FURTHER READING Just the Good Stuff - Event Finals Day 2 Worlds 2018 - Event Finals Day 2 Just the Good Stuff - Event Finals Day 1 Worlds 2018 - Event Finals Day 1 Just the Good Stuff - Womens All-Around Final Worlds 2018 – Women’s All-Around Final Just the Good Stuff: Men’s All-Around Final Worlds 2018 – Men’s All-Around Final Just the Good Stuff: Women’s Team...

Duration:00:40:37

338: Doha Worlds Event Finals Day One

11/2/2018
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WOMEN'S VAULT AND BARS, MEN'S POMMEL HORSE, RINGS AND FLOOR EVENT FINALS Simone Biles breaks Scherbo's event medal record with her bazillianth vault gold. WATCH ALONG WITH US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE FURTHER READING Just the Good Stuff - Event Finals Day 1 Worlds 2018 - Event Finals Day 1 Just the Good Stuff - Womens All-Around Final Worlds 2018 – Women’s All-Around Final Just the Good Stuff: Men’s All-Around Final Worlds 2018 – Men’s All-Around Final Just the Good Stuff: Women’s Team...

Duration:00:38:08

337: Doha Worlds Women's All Around Final

11/1/2018
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WOMEN'S ALL-AROUND FINAL Simone wins her 4th world championship AA title—but how do we feel about someone winning with two falls?We break down the tight race for the remaining medals among Mai Murakami, Morgan Hurd, Nina Derwael, Angelina Melnikova, and Melanie De Jesus Dos SantosMai and Nina make ALL THE HISTORYPlus, all the things that made Jessica well up with tears, scream at the world feed, hit Spencer in the leg, and sometimes all three WATCH ALONG WITH US ON OUR YOUTUBE...

Duration:00:45:11

336: Doha Worlds Mens AA Final

10/31/2018
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DOHA: WOMEN'S TEAM FINAL Kensley, Jessica and Spencer talk about the 2018 men's all-around final! Sam Mikulak was third going in to the finals but high bar got him again. Why the all around tie-breaker of dropping the lowest score is the stupidest thing ever. Artur Dalaloyan's come back from team finals was so heartwarming. Xiao, Kenzo and Nagorny all the hearts and so did Nastia who hates the world feed and tie-breakers as much as we do. TELL 'EM Nastia! Watch along with us on YouTube...

Duration:00:39:45

335: 2018 Doha Worlds Womens Team Final

10/30/2018
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DOHA: WOMEN'S TEAM FINAL Jessica and Spencer talk about the women's team final! The US won by the largest margin of victor by a male or female team ever! Tom Forster actually told us the criteria for the lineups, asked for the gymnast's opinions and even told us the team goals which are completely reasonable! Russia and US rotation world peace. Historic finish for Canada. Don't worry Japan will be safe. The World feed might be ever worse than NBC with Trautwig. Our hearts broke for...

Duration:00:33:25

334: Doha Worlds Men's Team Final Day Five

10/29/2018
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DOHA: MEN'S TEAM FINAL Kensley, Jessica, and Spencer talk about this super exciting disaster of a men's team final! China vs. Russia – China wins by 0.050!Japan and the US and the fight for bronze RAGE THE FIG HAS MADE A RULE BANNING CELINE VAN GERNER'S CAT MAKEUP AND WE ARE NOT HAVING IT RAGGGGGEEEEEEEEE FURTHER READING Worlds 2018 – Men’s Team Final Just the Good Stuff: Women’s Qualification Day 2 Worlds 2018 – Women’s Qualification Day 2 Just the Good Stuff: Women’s Qualification Day...

Duration:00:41:24

333: Doha Worlds WAG Prelims Day Four

10/28/2018
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DOHA WORLDS: DAY THREE WOMEN'S PRELIMS Spencer, and Jessica chat about the results of the final day of women's prelims at the 2018 Doha Artistic Gymnastics World Championships: FURTHER READING JUST THE GOOD STUFF: WOMEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 JUST THE GOOD STUFF: MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 2 JUST THE GOOD STUFF: MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 WORLDS 2018 – MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 2 (USA, JPN, GB, CHN) WORLDS 2018 – MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 (RUSSIA) Women's Podium Training Update WORLD...

Duration:00:42:03

332: Doha Worlds WAG Prelims Day Three

10/27/2018
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DOHA WORLDS: DAY THREE WOMEN'S PRELIMS Spencer, and Jessica chat about the results of women's prelims at the 2018 Doha Artistic Gymnastics World Championships: Jurkowska-Kowalska (POL), 26 making the laid-out gainer DOUBLE full beam dismount officially called the Jurkowska-Kowalska! FURTHER READING JUST THE GOOD STUFF: WOMEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 JUST THE GOOD STUFF: MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 2 JUST THE GOOD STUFF: MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 WORLDS 2018 – MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 2 (USA,...

Duration:00:38:18

331: Doha Worlds MAG Prelims Day Two

10/26/2018
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DOHA WORLDS MEN'S PRELIMS DAY TWO Spencer, Jessica and Kensley chat about: THE POMMEL-POCALYPSE claimed many lives, almost every favorite is out. ALKASS.NET is streaming non-geoblocked but mostly video of people in the standsTeam qualifications: Russia, China, Japan, US, Great Britain, Brazil, Netherlands, Switzerland FURTHER READING WORLDS 2018 – MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 2 (USA, JPN, GB, CHN) WORLDS 2018 – MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 (RUSSIA) Women's Podium Training Update WORLD...

Duration:00:33:54

330: Doha Worlds MAG Prelims Day One

10/25/2018
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DOHA WORLDS MEN'S PRELIMS DAY ONE Spencer, Jessica and Kensley chat about: Belyavskiy missing all-around and Manrique Larduet not even trying for AA.Yulo Carlos Edriel from Philippines. FURTHER READING WORLDS 2018 – MEN’S QUALIFICATION DAY 1 (RUSSIA) Women's Podium Training Update WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFICATION PREVIEW SUPPORT THE SHOW Thank you Tumbl TrakJoin Club Gym Nerd here.Buy one of our awesome merch here. RELATED EPISODES 329: Steve Penny Arrested & Doha Worlds PreviewU.S....

Duration:00:22:25

329: Steve Penny Arrested & Doha Worlds Preview

10/23/2018
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THE NEWS Steve Penny got arrestedIndicted on felony charges oftampering with evidenceOh. That's too bad.What are these alleged documents allegedly that he allegedly tried to remove from the ranch allegedly?Some things about this arrest...don't add up. What's really going on?Steve Penny has now been banned by USAG. LOLOLOLOLOLOL.The FBI emailsWe discuss the totally inappropriate-seeming emails exchanged between Steve Penny and an FBI agentWhy everything about this is SOOOO Steve PennyTasha...

Duration:01:47:48

328: The US Worlds Team & CEO Dumpster Fire

10/16/2018
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IN THE NEWS BREAKING TUESDAY UPDATEUSAG appoints Mary Bono as its interim CEO, and Jessica and Spencer have no opinions about that. Oh wait, the opposite. The Nike tweet and why that (and her fake apology) is so, so badShe worked for the damn USAG law firmMeanwhile, Simone is being a CHAMPIONHas USAG learned NOTHING? (Spoiler: yes)On what planet was a politician the right person right now? ACTUAL GYMNASTICS The US women's worlds team has been named! And it makes sense!SIMONE DEBUTED A NEW...

Duration:02:02:28

327: 1993 NCAA Nationals (Commissioned)

10/11/2018
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This episode has been commissioned by Club Gym Nerd member Kerry, who requested an episode all about the 1993 NCAA Nationals, saying “This was the first NCAAs I ever watched as a kid growing up in Georgia, so this obviously got me hooked!” Setting the scene - what was college gymnastics like in the ancient year of 1993?A new format called "Super Six" was taking the college gymnastics world by stormBonkers scoring and unrealistic 10s dominated the conversation (we wouldn't know anything...

Duration:00:57:29

326: The Great Individual vs. Team Debate

10/9/2018
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THIS WEEK We have TWO episodes this week, so be sure to catch our 1993 NCAA Nationals commission as well on Thursday!Updates on some of the other difference makers we could have talked about last week but didn't. Like idiots. Plus, many more American collegiate medalists. More on the Jade Carey situationJessica thinks it's AWESOME, Spencer thinks it's strategically unsound, and they both think USAG botched it (but whaaaaa?) The great INDIVIDUAL vs. TEAM debate, years in the makingIn the...

Duration:01:12:24

325: Olympics of Difference Makers (Commissioned)

10/4/2018
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This week, we have a special episode commissioned by InterGalactic Champion level Club Gym Nerd member Matt who, inspired by Queen Alexandra Raisman, requested an episode about athletes who were bold enough to make a difference in the quality of life for others. He said, "Thus, for my commissioned episode, I would like for you to name your All-Olympic team of difference makers. Honorees must be Olympic gymnasts from any country or era who made a positive impact." Let's do this! Here are the...

Duration:01:06:48

324: The Jade Carey Situation & a Miss Val Book Interview Drinking Game

10/4/2018
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IN THE NEWS The roster for the US worlds selection camp has been named—and Jade Carey isn't on it!What the LKJDF;LKSJDF is going on around here?Why this doesn't make strategic sense for the US women's programWhy this might make strategic sense for Jade Carey herselfWe foresee several dozen cans of worms this could openThe Paris World Cup and the Case of the Missing Touch WarmupWhy that's bad and also probably against the rulesEllie Black and the French dominateIgor was so incredibly Igor...

Duration:01:44:03

323: Miss Val Retires, Inside Men's Doha Selection, and the MLT Debrief

9/25/2018
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CONTEST What: 5 winners get a copy of Miss Val’s book: Life is Short, Don’t Wait to Dance Grand Prize: Book and 15 minute personal phone call with Miss Val. How to Enter: Using the #DontWaitToDance on Twitter or Instagram tag us @GymCastic with a 5 second video doing your favorite UCLA floor choreography. Doesn't have to be you, use your dog, fingers, make a friend do it. Bonus entries: Link to the book. Enter as many times as you want. When: Now to October 5th *Conflict of Interest...

Duration:01:57:30

322: Mary Lee Tracy Truth & Reconciliation

9/18/2018
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THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW Mary Lee Tracy (MLT) has coached two Olympic gold medalists (four Olympians total) and has had over 25 national team members. Mary Lee was recently hired as USA Gymnastics Developmental Coordinator, only to be asked to resign after survivor backlash and "contacting a survivor." She was joined by Valorie Kondos-Field (Miss Val), UCLA head coach and advocate for culture change at USAG. This interview was conducted on September 9th 2018. We discuss: Criticism of MLT's...

Duration:02:10:18