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All Things Gymnastics Podcast

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Reflecting Back | Interview with 3 time National Champion Kristal Uzelac

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Interview with Arizona State gymnast Hannah Scharf
Today we talk college gymnastics! We provide updates on the new NCAA gymnastics programs, conferences changes, and more! In the second half of the episode we chat with rising junior on the Arizona State Gymnastics team, Hannah Scharf!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Kerry M, Cathleen R, Amy M, Lucy S, Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
47:22
September 20, 2021
Interview with 2020 Olympian Raegan Rutty
This week we are joined by Raegan Rutty who is the first Olympic gymnast ever for the Cayman Islands! Raegan joins us to talk about her experience competing in Tokyo! She shares stories from walking in the Opening Ceremony, staying in the Olympic Village, and getting to share the whole experience with her mother! She also talks about moving away from home to chase her Olympic dream and shares her plans for the future.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cathleen R, Amy M, Lucy S, Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
48:14
August 30, 2021
Answering Your Questions!
This week we answer a few of the questions you guys submitted on Instagram. We discuss who we think is going to make it to Worlds, who is going on Simone's GOAT tour, our comfort gymnastics meet and more!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cathleen R, Amy M, Lucy S, Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
59:04
August 24, 2021
2020 Tokyo Olympic Event Finals | Recap
The Tokyo Olympics concluded with the event finals and we break it all down and share our thoughts in this episode!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy M, Lucy S, Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
52:52
August 6, 2021
The 2020 Olympic All Around Final |Recap
Today we discuss the historic medal podium in the women's all around final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It was a nail bitter! We also preview what is to come in next few days with the event finals looming!  Scott Bregman's article on Suni's plans post Tokyo: https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/en/news/suni-lee-embraces-olympic-opportunity-as-she-contemplates-future-plans?utm_campaign=Twitter_na%5Fna_news_na%5Fna%5Fna&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social%2Dorganic&utm_content=Twitter_na%5Fna_news_na%5Fna%5Fna_na_occontent%2Dnews_spredfast_na&sf248110193=1 Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy M, Lucy S, Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
46:02
July 31, 2021
What Happened To Simone?
Today we discuss everything that has happened in Tokyo so far, from who qualified to what event finals, the United States team winning silver, and Simone Biles pulling out from the team and all-around final.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Lucy S, Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:24:34
July 29, 2021
2020 Olympic Podium Predictions with Half In Half Out
This week we share our predictions and hopes for the event finals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics alongside Blake and Kino from the Half In Half Out Podcast. Over on there podcast we discuss our team and all around podium predictions so make sure you go check it out!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
52:25
July 20, 2021
The COVID Olympics + News Update
This week we talk about all the latest news including Gina Chiles criminal charges, Japan's State of Emergency, and what the Olympics will look like for the athletes. Plus we share our thoughts on the new name, image, likeness rule.   Olympic Schedule courtesy of Kociedits on Twitter: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1HRb7ZOcXiIe8RHYPEV6-CkFDtuKgoYJ5LJ6fkCfNPsw/edit#gid=0  NIL Deals: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dlm6gLNdOSd_lMM0grICgUyizbONndZDsXvsCvS3ipI/edit  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
55:35
July 12, 2021
The Day Olympic Dreams Came True
We're back from Olympic Trials and we have a lot of thoughts and feelings! We talk about the team announcement, if we agree or disagree, the Riley McCusker situation, and the incredible atmosphere in the arena during the event!  Spreadsheet we mentioned: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B5l4yGZ9GyOfN3U1OnXYdgzATUXtlBURoFX0rp4pOEo/edit  Buy your Olympic team merch here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/all-things-gymnastics-podcast?utm_source=designer&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=CTC5Gii4Bzs  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
53:43
July 3, 2021
Final Olympic Team Predictions (In St. Louis!) with Sara Neushwander
We're in St. Louis for Olympic Trials with our friend Sara Neushwander and in this special episode we talk about how we meet and also share our final Olympic team predictions with less than 12 hours to go until the team is named! 
33:46
June 27, 2021
Confessions of a Division 1 Athlete with Liv and Jim Karas
This week, we have a quick news update with Olympic team announcements and some college gym news, including CLEMSON ADDING A WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS PROGRAM!!! In the second half of the show, we are joined by former Michigan gymnast Olivia Karas and her father Jim to talk about thier new book, Confessions of a Division 1 Athlete!  You can order the book here: https://www.karasconfessions.com/  Be sure to ollow Liv and Jim on social media!  Instagram: livkarass and jim.karas  Twitter: @lil_livkay and @JimKaras1 Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
59:47
June 21, 2021
Interview with 2004 Olympic AA Champion, Carly Patterson
This week we give an update on the latest gymnastics news including the Russian Cup and Tokyo Olympic qualifiers. In the second half of the episode we have an interview with 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion, Carly Patterson! Carly shares stories from her Olympic experience and that fateful day she won the Olympic AA title!   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Jaclyn S, Bonnie R, Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:29:16
June 14, 2021
2021 U.S. Champs | What this means for the Olympics (with Half in Half Out)
This week, we have two very special guests--Blake and Kino from the Half in Half Out Podcast--to discuss the ramifications of the 2021 U.S. Championships and our current Olympic team predictions. Also be sure to check out part 1 over on Half in Half Out to hear a more in depth discussion of Championships.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:09:12
June 8, 2021
News Round Up | The Build Up to the 2021 Olympics
This week we catch up on the latest gymnastics news including Leah Smith's commitment to Arkansas, Konnor McClain switching gyms to train at WOGA, the unexpected death of Severine Djala Abaka, and more! Plus we share what we're looking forward to most with championships this weekend.  Schedule for Championships:  Thursday, June 3 Junior men Day 1: 2:30pm ET on Flo Senior men Day 1: 8:00pm ET on NBCSN Friday, June 4  Junior women Day 1: 2:30pm ET on Flo Senior women Day 1: 8:00pm ET on NBCSN Saturday, June 5 Junior men Day 2: 2:30pm ET on Flo  Senior men Day 2: 8:00pm ET on NBCSN Sunday, June 6  Junior women Day 2: 1:30pm ET on Flo Senior women Day 2: 7:00on ET on NBC  The Gymternet article regarding lack of resources for developing programs: https://t.co/uIBFpB8XQu Petition to get a gymnastics program at Clemson: http://chng.it/s2ph9YtH  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Kevin K, Paul M, Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
59:05
June 1, 2021
GK Splatfest: Recap of the 2021 U.S. Classic
This week we talk about everything that happened at the GK Classic from Chellsie Memmel's return to competition, Simone Biles debuting the yurchenko double pike, Jordan Chiles doing herself a solid for Tokyo, and much more!  Donate to help save UAA Gymnastics: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/saveuaagymnastics?fbclid=IwAR269FgcZOf3fboJE2SLqaQpzS0ltCeqiiCOTeRg_vr485SqZD7ZlNYvNAA  Track 5th year announcements on College Gym Insights: https://collegegyminsights.wordpress.com/2021/03/14/2021-5th-6th-years/   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Karina G, Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:58:43
May 25, 2021
“This is so much bigger than gymnastics.” | Interview with Morgan Hurd
This week we sit down with World Champion and Tokyo Olympic hopeful Morgan Hurd to discuss her preparation for the upcoming GK US Classic, using her voice and platform to fight for equality, and the pressure of being an Olympic contender. Plus she gives up a preview of what her leotards will look like this upcoming competition season and of course--her newest book recommendation!  GOLD LEVEL PATREON SUPPORTERS: Check the Patreon app for a bonus episode with Morgan where we discuss which move fits her personality, filming the Golden documentary, and the pressure/emotions that come with the Olympic dream.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
34:19
May 17, 2021
Commissioned: NCAA Controversies
This weeks episode is sponsored by Stephanie S and is all about NCAA controversies! We discuss the arrests of former Missouri gymnast Morgan Porter and all the fallout afterward, the arrest of former Florida gymnast Melanie Sinclair, a house party (involving Maggie Haney) gone wrong, suspicious college admissions and more! Links to news articles with more information on all the incidents we discuss are linked below.  Lauren Li shoplifting:  http://gymbutante.blogspot.com/2015/08/lauren-li-transfers-to-lsu-dismissed.html  Melanie Sinclair arrest:  https://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-xpm-2009-10-15-orl-sportsuf-gymnast-15101509oct15-story.html https://www.gainesville.com/article/LK/20091013/News/604162044/GS Morgan Porter arrest/Shannon Welker:  https://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article99040922.html https://www.columbiatribune.com/article/20141211/Sports/312119944 https://www.themaneater.com/stories/sports/former-gymnasts-come-forward-against-coach-shannon https://themedalcount.com/2020/02/18/missouri-gymnastics-a-program-run-like-the-ranch/  https://www.columbiatribune.com/sports/20170512/report-mu-gymnasts-claim-unfair-treatment Morgan's statement: https://www.reddit.com/r/Gymnastics/comments/g1e635/morgan_porter_statement/  Tia Kiaku racism at Alabama:  https://www.allthingsgympod.com/episodes/episode/22279cde/fighting-for-justice-or-interview-with-tia-kiaku https://www.si.com/college/alabama/bamacentral/tia-kiaku-speaks-out-why-left-alabama-crimson-tide-gymnastics-racism Scott Vetere, sexual relations with athlete:  https://nypost.com/2018/10/24/michigan-gymnastics-coach-scott-vetere-arrested-for-public-sex-with-gymnast/  Maggie Haney college party:  https://www.wral.com/news/local/story/131211/  https://greensboro.com/n-c-state-gymnast-sentenced-for-role-in-shooting-death/article_b2dab438-2627-5a1a-be9c-c7cbd4854f9b.html?fbclid=IwAR17_fzYJISdZMhrsXdHMLpGgd4gqwIF84n-vsFNpwnbjeWTUCdpn42ccao  Nebraska Suspension: https://www.espn.com/olympics/gymnastics/story/_/id/29109182/nebraska-women-gymnastics-gets-probation https://www.klkntv.com/nebraska-womens-gymnastics-violated-ncaa-rules-under-former-head-coach/ Maria Claire and Cory Tomlinson:  https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-07-20/la-sp-ucla-athlete-recruits-children-coaches-admissions-20190721  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:14:05
May 10, 2021
College gym updates + Interview with MSU gymnast Tristan Brown
This week we discuss Alexis Vasquez's retirement and give an update on the list of gymnasts who are taking a COVID year and will be returning in 2022. (Shoutout to College Gym Insights! You can view the full list here: https://collegegyminsights.wordpress.com/2021/03/14/2021-5th-6th-years) Later in the episode we talk with MSU gymnast Tristan Brown about overcoming obstacles in life; both prior to college and during.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.
46:25
May 3, 2021
It's Elite Season! + Interview with UCLA Senior Pauline Tratz
Today, we recap the 2021 European Championships and the 2021 American Classic. We also share our thoughts on the German gymnasts wearing bodysuits, FloGymnastics crappy coverage, and more! Stick around towards the end of the episode to hear how UCLA senior Pauline Tratz adjusted to life in the US, her favorite memory from her college career, and if she is considering taking a 5th year.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:20:27
April 26, 2021
Hail To The Victors! | 2021 NCAA Championship Recap + Interview with Bev Plocki, Abby Heiskell, & Sierra Brooks
The 2021 NCAA gymnastics season is officially over and the Michigan Wolverines are your NCAA Champions for the first time in history! Michigan is only the 7th program to win an NCAA Championship and boy was it a nail biter! We discuss it all plus we are joined by a few of the champs--Sierra Brooks and Abby Heiskell and coach Bev Plocki to talk about the historic win.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Mia A, Becca S, Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:07:53
April 21, 2021
2021 NCAA Regionals Recap
This week we recap everything that went down at the 2021 NCAA Regional Championships including Georgia not having any representation at nationals for the first time since 2006, UCLA not advancing as a team, and LSU advancing despite not being the second best team on that day. We also share our predictions for the NCAA Championships!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Nina L, Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:20:32
April 7, 2021
2021 Regionals Preview + Our 1 year Anniversary
This week we reflect back on some of our favorite memories from the first year of this podcast! Plus we preview NCAA regionals and share our predictions on who we think will advance.  Schedule and links for regionals: https://www.insidegymnastics.com/news-features/ncaaregionalpreview/ Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:08:41
April 1, 2021
2021 Conference Championships: The Year of the Upset
This week we recap conference championships and all the craziness that unfolded this past weekend!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Stephanie S, D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:03:08
March 22, 2021
Breaking Records: NCAA Update
This week we catch up with some NCAA news we missed last week such as Michigan breaking their program record in back to back meet and Cal breaking their program record with a 198 of their own. We also talk about some of the highlights of the CMU quad meet with EMU, WMU and Ball state plus we talk about Sydney Barros possibly switching gyms and Konnor and Skye not being named to the national team at the latest camp.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
42:16
March 15, 2021
Winter Cup Recap + Interview with Joscelyn Roberson
In today's episode we recap the Winter Cup. We saw the long awaited return of 2016 Olympic Champion Laurie Hernandez to elite competition, Riley McCusker's first competition since her gym switch, and Jordan Chiles putting together the best all around performance of her career! Also, stick around until the end of the podcast to hear from US Junior National Team member, Joscelyn Roberson! Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: D.F. Pendrys, Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
54:14
March 8, 2021
NCAA Gymnastics Ramblings: Week 7
Today we recap some of the highlights from week 7 of NCAA gymnastics. We discuss Alyssa Baumann’s AA debut, Luisa Blanco being stellar, the nailbiter that was EMU vs. WMU, and more! Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
43:52
February 22, 2021
College gym update + Interview with Maggie O'Hara!
This week we discuss UCLA's new gold leotard, the crazy overscoring from the LSU vs. Florida meet, and LIU's inaugural gymnastics meet! Later in the show we are joined by Arkansas redshirt senior Maggie O'Hara! She talks about what it's like transferring from a Big 10 school to the SEC, being coached by Jordyn Wieber, and all the success she's had so far.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
52:17
February 16, 2021
Behind the viral routine: Interview with UCLA choreographer BJ Das
This week UCLA volunteer assistant coach and superstar choreographer BJ Das joins us to talk about her background as a dancer/gymnast, what she thinks makes a routine go viral, and the creative process of choregraphing a floor routine, including Nia Dennis' viral "Black Excellence" routine. We also discuss our thoughts on all of the viral college gymnastics floor routines and what we think causes a routine to go viral.  Sign the petition to get Diane Durham into the USAG Hall of Fame: https://www.change.org/p/usa-gymnastics-dianne-durham-should-be-in-the-usa-gymnastics-hall-of-flame/w?source_location=petition_nav  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
55:18
February 8, 2021
Another Bad Move By USAG
Today we are back to talk about all the latest gymnastics news from Covid cancellations, Nia Dennis going viral once again, and USA Gymnastics' bright idea to partner with FloSports. We have lots of thoughts!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com Sign the petition to revoke the contact between FloSports and USA Gymnastics: https://www.change.org/p/usa-gymnastics-usag-revoke-your-contract-with-flosports
40:12
February 1, 2021
NCAA Gymnastics Ramblings: Week 2
This week we give our yeas and nays for the second week of college gymnastics from Oregon State's bar meltdown to Iowa's appropriately-done nude mesh leotards. Plus we talk about the upcoming Winter Cup and who might be competing!  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
58:12
January 18, 2021
Hello 2021! NCAA Gymnastics Is Back!
College gymnastics is back!! This week we recap and discuss some of the highlights from week 1 of college gymnastics for the 2021 season. We talk about Kiya Johnson’s perfect 10, how we think the teams did with following Covid safety measures, and frustrations with BYU and Oklahoma’s broadcasts. Here is the link to the auction to help save UAA Gymnastics: https://go.eventgroovefundraising.com/seawolves-auction?fbclid=IwAR3YzlCDp9Bph_B0gKyxB9Bp68kiNh9_RplXPtDtjGjfUfNFUEMvOAMSqZY Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Amy C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock!   If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod You can find merch, interview transcriptions and more at www.allthingsgympod.com
01:01:35
January 11, 2021
2020 Rewind | Our favorite moments from the year
This is a special bonus episode to conclude 2020! As we head into 2021, we want to take a look back and appreciate some of the good that has come out of the year 2020. In this episode we discuss our favorite moments and memories such as Michigan breaking their program record, Chellsie Memmel's comeback, getting a new women's college gymnastics team, and more! What are some of your favorite moments from 2020?  https://www.allthingsgympod.com/ Thank you all for your kind words and support this year! It's been a lot of fun and we can't wait to see what next year will bring! 
40:44
December 30, 2020
2021 Season Preview | Oklahoma Sooners and Denver Pioneers
This week we preview the Oklahoma Sooners and Denver Pioneers! We discuss how both teams will be affected by the loss of a talented senior class and how they will fare in the post season. We also share our lineup predictions for both teams.   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod Our website: www.allthingsgympod.com
43:33
December 28, 2020
2021 Season Preview | Utah Utes
This week we are joined by Utah Head Coach Tom Farden and Senior Sydney Soloski to preview the upcoming season for Utah. We talk incoming freshman, goals for this season, and much more! Plus we share our thoughts on LSU's Gym 101 Showcase toward the end of the episode.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Brie C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod www.allthingsgympod.com
48:59
December 21, 2020
Our Fantasy Gym Secrets
This episode was recorded before the Fantasy Gymnastics season was officially cancelled on December 13th. However we decided to still publish this episode because there are some helpful hints for drafting a fantasy team (whether you plan to play in a private league this year or just save it for next year) plus some gymnasts we think you should watch out for this season. From secret weapons to incoming freshman--we've got you covered!   Register to play Fantasy Gymnastics if you haven't already. The draft will be closed this year due to the uncertainty of the season, but make you register for next year if you haven’t already: http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/   Also check out College Gym News for more helpful hints: http://collegegymnews.com/fantasy-gymnastics/  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Brie C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod www.allthingsgympod.com
44:40
December 14, 2020
2021 Season Preview | LSU Tigers
This week we are joined by  LSU Head Coach Jay Clark and Senior Christina Desiderio to discuss the upcoming season and what we can expect from the Tigers. Jay talks about what he learned from his past coaching experiences as he prepares for his first season as head coach at LSU, the teams strengths and weaknesses, and how the freshman will contribute to the lineups . Plus Christina talks about the team’s goals, competing in the mummy wrap, and hints at some exciting plans for next year.    Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Brie C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod www.allthingsgympod.com
52:54
December 7, 2020
Bonus episode: Excuse me, Maggie Haney did what?
This bonus episode is to address the New York Times article that came out today (Nov 30) as well as the video Maggie Haney and her supporters made to discredit the athletes who have come forward with their stories of emotional, verbal, and physical abuse. We have LOTS of thoughts.  New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/sports/olympics/gymnastics-abuse-laurie-hernandez-haney.html Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YyrN7nZwx0
52:08
December 1, 2020
2021 Season Preview | UCLA Bruins
This week we preview the UCLA Bruins! We discuss how the team will be affected by the loss of their insanely talented senior class, how the incoming freshman can make an impact, and what we think the Bruins are capable of this season. We also share our lineup predictions for the upcoming season.   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Brie C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod www.allthingsgympod.com
39:42
November 30, 2020
2021 Season Preview | Florida Gators
This week we are joined by Head Coach of the Florida Gators, Jenny Rowland and Senior Alyssa Baumann to discuss the upcoming season. We also give our thoughts on potential lineups and Florida's chances of winning another NCAA national title!   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Brie C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod  Visit our website: www.allthingsgympod.com
01:13:34
November 23, 2020
2021 Season Preview | Alabama Crimson Tide
This week we discuss lineup predictions and potential outcomes for the University of Alabama. We also talk about the teams who have already had their seasons cancelled and some of the stellar signees for 2022! The University of Alaska, who is set to be cut after the 2021 season, is one of the programs who has already had their season cancelled. This means if the program isn’t reinstated, they will never compete again. They need our help to save the program! Donations over $1,000: https://engage.alaska.edu/uaa/gymnastics Donations under $1,000: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/saveuaagymnastics Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Cindy M, Brie C, Blake B, Alainne E, RyeDawg, Faith M, Caitlin P, Kristin R, Lori S, Sabrina M, Lori A, Kourtney M, Rachel D, Erica S, Lucy S, Megan T, Maria L, Bhumi P, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Sabrina N, Marianne G, Jonathan L. You guys rock! If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod www.allthingsgympod.com
41:18
November 16, 2020
2021 Season Preview | Michigan Wolverines
This week we kick off our NCAA season previews with the University of Michigan. We are joined by Michigan Head Coach Bev Plocki and junior Abby Brenner to talk about how training is going and what we can expect from the team this season. We also give our lineup predictions and share what we hope this season has in store for Michigan.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters:  Bhumi P, Sabrina M, Lori S, Maria L, Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Lucy S, Jonathan L, Caitlin P, Megan T, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, Kristin R, and Cindy M. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod  A transcript for this interview and other interviews can be found on our website www.allthingsgympod.com 
48:26
November 10, 2020
Finding Happiness | Interview with Laney Madsen
This week we have World Champion Cheerleader and international elite gymnast Laney Madsen on the show! She talks about the challenges of transitioning from cheerleading to gymnastics, her energetic and bubbly personality, finding happiness in the sport of gymnastics, and more!   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters:  Bhumi P, Sabrina M, Lori S, Maria L, Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Lucy S, Jonathan L, Caitlin P, Megan T, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, Kristin R, and Cindy M. You guys rock!    If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod Click here to donate UAA Gymnastics:  Rotation 1: https://engage.alaska.edu/uaa/gymnastics (Donations of $1,000 or more) Rotation 2: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/saveuaagymnastics
56:40
November 2, 2020
Operation Save UAA Gymnastics
This week we are joined by Interim Head Coach Sophie-Marie Boggasch, Assistant Coach Kendra Daniels, red-shirt senior Tere Alonso, and freshman Allie McClure from the University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics team to talk about the efforts being made to save the program and how YOU can help!  Help save UAA Gymnastics by donating at the links below:  Rotation 1: https://engage.alaska.edu/uaa/gymnastics (Donations of $1,000 or more)  Rotation 2: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/saveuaagymnastics Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters:  Bhumi P, Sabrina M, Lori S, Maria L, Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Lucy S, Jonathan L, Caitlin P, Megan T, Dominique D, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, Kristin R, and Cindy M. You guys rock!   If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod 
45:44
October 5, 2020
Interview with the 2019 NCAA Floor Champion Lynnzee Brown
This week we discuss the statement put out by Alecia Ingram. We also discuss the Chinese National Championships, the Japanese National Championships and the Ukrainian National Cup. (FINALLY live gymnastics!) And later in the show we are joined by Denver senior Lynnzee Brown to talk about her rise in the sport, finding confidence and her future plans to represent Haiti internationally.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters:  Bhumi P, Sabrina M, Lori S, Maria L, Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Lucy S, Jonathan L, Caitlin P, Megan T, Dominique D, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, Amy C. Kristin R, and Cindy M. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod
39:51
September 28, 2020
Chell-Yeah It's A Comeback
Today we discuss the latest skills Simone Biles is throwing, LSU returning to the gym ... without masks? And we talk the latest with Chellsie Memmel's comeback and share our thoughts on her progress.  Help save the gymnastics program at William and Mary: https://linktr.ee/savewmgym?fbclid=IwAR1UYke4hYEFOLGJSnPyhE4WaxJmfXjFzZZ8k0lQOiXUcntq3UeQ2d2OtmU Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters:  Bhumi P, Sabrina M, Lori S, Maria L, Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Lucy S, Jonathan L, Caitlin P, Megan T, Dominique D, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, Amy C. Kristin R, and Cindy M. You guys rock!   If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod
40:24
September 21, 2020
How Covid Stole Collegiate Gymnastics
Today we talk about how the Covid-19 Pandemic has affected college gymnastics, particularly on the men's side, and ways universities can rework their budgets to avoid cutting programs. We also talk about the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, which are apparently going to happen "Covid or no Covid" according to the Vice President of the IOC. We have some thoughts!  It's not too late to save the men's program at the University of Minnesota! Reach out to the Board of Regents and let them know why men's gymnastics should stay before they vote on the matter: https://regents.umn.edu/contact?fbclid=IwAR1Wo28ZERNafChbHFVoh3ofs-DzgG12X6H_8yUtNAW2L9IbM6DzQRIXwiA Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters:  Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Lucy S, Jonathan L, Caitlin P, Megan T, Dominique D, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, Amy C. Kristin R, and Cindy M. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod
39:14
September 14, 2020
A Tale of Two Gyms Fans
Today we discuss Lynzee Brown announcing her plans to train for the 2024 Olympics and represent Haiti, we talk about the DeadSpin article on Jordyn Wieber and Maggie Haney allegedly coaching despite her suspension. We also share with you our stories as gymnastics fans and how we've grown from super fans to professionals.  Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Rachel D, Alainne E, Sabrina N, Erica S, Dominique D, Marianne G, RyeDawg, Faith M, Kourtney M, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, and Cindy M. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod
01:04:20
September 7, 2020
Mary Lee Has Got To Go + Plus Our Favorite Floor Routines
This week we discuss Terin Humphrey coming forward as a survivor and the statements from Alexis Beucler and Kaylee Fox about their experience at CGA with Mary Lee Tracy. We also discuss our top 10 (more like top 20 because we're indecisive) favorite elite floor routines of all time.   Thank you to our monthly Patreon supporters: Kourtney M, Christy S, Nycole S, Lexi D, Elizabeth S, Blake B, Brie C, and Cindy M. You guys rock!  If you would like to support our podcast and become a Patreon member, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/allthingsgympod 
58:23
August 31, 2020
The Uncomfortable Conversation: Where Do We Go From Here? (with Mental Performance Coach Rebecca Smith
Today we chat about the retirement of longtime LSU Head Coach DD Breux, CHELLSIE MEMMEL OFFICIALLY MAKING A COMEBACK, Ashton Kim's statement about Kim Zmeskal and Chris Burdette, and the long history of injured athletes at Texas Dreams. Mental Performance Coach Rebecca Smith from the Perform Happy podcast also joins us to talk about the abusive culture in the sport and what changes can be made to move the sport in a positive direction. 
01:22:57
August 10, 2020
Interview with World Silver Medalist Ana Padurariu
This week we are joined by 2018 World beam silver medalist and incoming UCLA freshman Ana Padurariu.  Ana talks about winning only the 4th medal ever for Canada at the World Championships, how she dealt with the news of the Tokyo Olympics being postponed, and her plans for the future in regards to continuing elite and competing for UCLA. 
27:05
August 3, 2020
U.S. Tokyo Predictions | One Year Out
With one year to go to the Tokyo Olympics, we discuss who we think will make the 4 person U.S. Olympic team and who will join Jade Carey (who has mathematically clinched her spot) as an individual. 
39:55
July 27, 2020
The Road to Tokyo 2021 | Interview with Grace McCallum
Today we give up an update on gymnastics news for the month of July. We talk about British athletes Catherline Lyons and Lisa Mason speaking out about abusive coaches and culture of fear in British gymnastics. We also talk about the arrest and suspension of former USAG coach Terry Gray, Chellsie Memmel swinging bars and more! We also have an interview with 2-Time World Champion Grace McCallum. Grace talks about coming back to the gym after 3 months off, the Olympics being postponed, potential upgrades and more. Enjoy!
32:06
July 20, 2020
Reflecting Back | Interview with 3 time National Champion Kristal Uzelac
Today 3 time Junior U.S. National Champion Kristal Uzelac joins us to reflect back on the ups and downs of her gymnastics career from training at Parkettes, dealing with injuries and burnout, and making a comeback at the age of 32 to end her gymnastics career on her own terms. 
51:58
July 6, 2020
Fighting for Justice | Interview with Tia Kiaku
Today we have former University of Alabama gymnast, Tia Kiaku on the show to talk about the racism she experienced as a member of the gymnastics team, how it negatively impacted her mental health, and ultimately what lead to her decision to leave the university and the sport all together.  https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-tia-kiaku-justic-for
48:58
June 29, 2020
Interview with Whitney Bjerken
Whitney Bjerken joins us on the show today to talk about rising to YouTube stardom, NCAA eligibility, and how she manages doing the sport while being a taller gymnast (5'8"). Whitney also gives an update on how her shoulder is doing after having surgery in December. 
24:20
June 22, 2020
Interview with 2016 Olympian Courtney McGregor
Today we talk to Courtney McGregor about the abrupt ending to her college career, her experience competing in Rio in 2016, and what led to making the decision to retire from the sport and not pursue the Tokyo Olympics.
27:53
June 1, 2020
Book Review (Gymnastics Edition) + Interview with Abigail Pesta, the author of ‘The Girls’
Today we discuss and review the books: Off Balance by Dominique Moceanu, Chalked Up by Jennifer Sey, Courage to Soar by Simone Biles, I Got This by Laurie Hernandez, Fierce by Aly Raisman, What Is A Girl Worth by Rachel Denhollander, Abused by Rachel Haines, and The Girls by Abigail Pesta. Abigail also joins us on the show to talk about the process of writing the book and some of the girls who bravely shared their story for the very first time.
51:53
May 25, 2020
Former Elite Gymnasts: Where Did They Go?
Today we reflect back on some of our favorite gymnasts from the 2008 quad such as Petra Matthies, Shantessa Pama, and Hollie Dykes. We discuss what happened with their gymnastics careers as well as some of our favorite skills.
33:27
May 18, 2020
Haney’s 8 year suspension: Is it a step in the right direction?
Today we discuss the suspension of Olympic Coach Maggie Haney and dive into the history of abusive claims regarding USA Gymnastics coaches within the last decade. We also discuss potential actions that can be taken to help bring about change in the organization.
01:19:44
May 11, 2020
Mykayla Skinner: The Truth Of An Olympic Alternate (Part 2)
Today Mykayla shares what it’s really like to be an alternate for the U.S. Olympic team: from the living and training conditions to being made to feel worthless. She also talks about finding her love for the sport again and how USA Gymnastics has changed for the better.
41:20
May 6, 2020
Mykayla Skinner: The Road To Tokyo (Part 1)
In today’s episode Mykayla Skinner discusses the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and how it will effect her plans to return to the University of Utah. She also talks upgrades for next season and shares her thoughts on the 2005 born gymnasts being eligible to try for the games.
31:35
May 4, 2020
The Tokyo Olympic Age Eligibility Drama + Interviews with Skye Blakely and Konnor McClain
Today we discuss our thoughts on the juniors who were born in 2005 being allowed to try for the Tokyo Olympics, which will now be held in 2021. Konnor McClain and Skye Blakely are the current juniors who perhaps have the greatest shot at making the team. Today they join us to share their thoughts on the news and their game plan moving forward.
39:36
April 27, 2020
Interview with Sabrina Vega
Today we talk to University of Georgia senior and 2011 World Champion, Sabrina Vega. Sabrina recaps her elite and college career, talks about shifting her dream from the Olympics to NCAA gymnastics, and discusses becoming a college freshman at the age of 21!
26:42
April 20, 2020
Interview with Amelia Hundley
This week we talked to University of Florida senior, Amelia Hundley. Amelia shares her favorite memories from both elite and college and talks about coping with the unexpected ending to her gymnastics career.
25:46
April 13, 2020
How I became an ESPN commentator for a season
This week Ashlee talks about her experience doing color commentary for Eastern Michigan University’s Gymnastics home meets on ESPN.
22:33
April 6, 2020
Cancellations, Comebacks, and Chellsie Memmel?
This week we discuss which athletes could benefit the most from the 2020 Olympics being postponed. We also discuss how this effects the college prospects of athletes like Riley McCusker and Brooklyn Moors. ALSO a possible Chellsie Memmel comeback? We think yes!
24:39
April 1, 2020