Artistic Gymnastics

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  1. ErinS

    ErinS Slow your roll, Sparkle. World Champion GIF Poster

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    tuckxandxtwist Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Mykayla Skinner leaving Utah to return to elite.


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  3. tuckxandxtwist

    tuckxandxtwist Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Eyes On The Prize Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    DancerDude0118 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I honestly believe she made the right decision for herself. She was constantly in pain, especially during competitions. Sometimes your body just about has enough and is screaming for you to stop.

    With the depth of the U.S. WAG team, I didn’t see her making any major teams anyway. I hope she’s able to carry on with her life pain-free with this decision.
     
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    UCFKnights07 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    MyKayla Skinner announced she's going back to elite. Im excited for her, i know there was a bit of debate on if they would choose her over gabby douglas during the last olympics.
     
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    tuckxandxtwist Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Laney has verbally committed to UCLA


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  9. DancerDude0118

    DancerDude0118 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I can’t be the only one who’s following the Junior World Championships right now. It may only be the first edition, but federations have sent the best of their best.

    Subdivision 4 of 5 is competing right, Russia is leading both the AA and TF standings, with Romania going on now and China later (pretty much the only 2 countries left who could shake things up at the top).

    Exactly how good are some of these Juniors? So far Viktoria Listunova’s (RUS) FX score would’ve held up for a silver medal at Worlds last year, and this is given that all elements, no matter how difficult, are capped at an E-difficulty for Juniors. Unlike other gymnasts, Listunova doesn’t do any skills above E, but it also shows how a good routine composition with great execution can give you a damn good score.

    Also, if you add all of Russia’s scores today, it would’ve been higher than their SENIOR team’s TF score from Worlds last year. That’s how GOOD this crop of Russians are.

    Team China is made of some amazing gymnasts too, can’t wait to see how they do later.
     
  10. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer I Fierce Board instead of work/study

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    Russia, man. You either do well at your chosen craft or you die trying. If you give up, you’re tried for treason. Seriously. That’s how they ran the space program, and it appears that’s how they run children’s gymnastics as well.

    I’m kidding, but also not really.
     
  11. Nikaa

    Nikaa Slow your roll, Sparkle. Bracket Winner

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    Yesssss for listy and vlada and i liiive for that tf podium. To bad listunova is to young for Tokyo but I’m very confident we will see vlada there next year.

    Do you have any videos of laney from European games? Her aa score is kinda low and I nist want to see if it was harsh judging or she didn’t hit her routines. I looooove her and would die to see her in Tokyo but at this point I don’t see her making that top 24 at worlds.
     
  12. Lisa Seye

    Lisa Seye I'm an announcer on CBS for Worlds (or should be)

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    Could be technique issues, not sure
     
  13. Nikaa

    Nikaa Slow your roll, Sparkle. Bracket Winner

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    Probably...even her hit routines usually get low E-score because of her technique
     
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    DancerDude0118 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    They didn’t show any of Madsen’s routine on the broadcast, but I suspect her scores suffered due to poor execution, she’s just not as refined as she needs to be.

    You actually need to be top 16 to qualify for Tokyo 2020 via AA at this Worlds, not top 24. Having said that, I think you’ll be surprised how low the score threshold will be to make top 16 will be. This is top 16, but minus everyone who is:
    1.) From a federation that has already qualified a team.
    2.) An individual who qualified through placing top 3 in Worlds EF (#1 condition applies here too).

    Any extra spots from EFs get carried over to AA.
    e.g. 6 of the 8 uneven bars finalist come from countries that have already qualified as a team, so only 2 spots go to gymnasts via EF, the extra 1 gets added onto the 16 AA spots and becomes 17 AA spots.

    And with WAG, the EFs tend to be represented by gymnasts form countries that have already qualified (will qualify) a team, so the list of qualifiers via AA will increase. Unlike the men where very strong specialist exist in smaller federations, they don’t get extra spots that transfer to AA.

    Even if Madsen’s elite career doesn’t pan out, I’m glad that she will probably end up at UCLA. Why? Because Dominic Palange is now an assistant coach there, he was a cheerleader with Top Gun Allstars for a few years. So if ANYONE can spot bad cheerleading habits and correct them, it would be him.
     
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    DancerDude0118 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    This is what a 14.166 floor routine looks like with just 5.5 in difficulty:


    Her execution is SO pleasing to my eyes!!

    China on balance beam, enough said:
    Wei Xiao Yuan


    Ou Yu Shan


    Sydney Barros going into Vault finals with the highest score and deservingly so:
    Vault 1


    Vault 2


    Official scores from qualifications, team finals and all-around finals can be found here:
    Fdration Internationale de Gymnastique
     
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