Artistic Gymnastics

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  1. NJ Coach

    NJ Coach 10's Across the Board....literally. Staff Member National Champion

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    Wow, that's extremely bad. I admit to never watching any of her routines, but I wasn't expecting that. I get that every athlete dreams of making it to the Olympics...but that level of gymnastics just doesn't belong.
     
  2. shoptilldawn92

    shoptilldawn92 There are Cheeropedia articles about me!

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    Ya I’m actually shocked that UCLA wants her with her form. She just does not look like other top gymnasts in elite or level 10
     
  3. Nikaa

    Nikaa Slow your roll, Sparkle. Bracket Winner

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    This year it was extremely difficult to qualify to Tokyo. She would have to hit all her routines perfectly. Her vault and beam were ok but bars and floor were bad. And that was where she lost her spot for Tokyo.
    she deleted her ucla in her bio and unfollowed them on Instagram, so I’m wondering if she is still going to ucla. I’m afraid after her poor showing at worlds, UCLA decides she is not the right fit for them.

    She usually post videos when she was younger ( when she had lots of difficulty but lost it after going through puberty). Her dad also posts lots of stupid posts on facebook about her gymnastics. I also don’t understand why she is traveling with her mum to competitions and not her coaches. (Nothing wrong with her mum traveling with her but a gymnast needs her coach at competitions for corrections, spotting and mental preparation).
     
  4. Eyes On The Prize

    Eyes On The Prize Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Is she still going? I know she verbally committed but didnt hear of her signing anything on signing day (I believe she's 18). She also took it out of her social media bio and doesn't follow them anymore. I had been wondering if something had happened.

    ETA: Oops, saw that was mentioned above.
     
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  5. shoptilldawn92

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    It appears that Laney has commuted to training for the 2024 olympics. I personally think this is a mistake and that she should go have a good time doing college gymnastics. If anything I think that would best help her prepare but I’m sure they have reasons I have not thought of.
     
  6. njallday

    njallday Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Maggie Haney has been suspended pending outcome of her hearing. I hope the wording of "cannot coach minor athletes" is not a loophole because Riley is 18, but it probably is. This has been a longtime coming and I wish they did it sooner so that Riley and Olivia had chances to switch gyms earlier in the quad.

    Shocked they suspended her, solely because they've pushed this trial back at least 5 times. I hope she's banned from camps and meets while suspended, but I have little faith in USAG.

    Maggie Haney suspended by USA Gymnastics Orange County Register
     
  7. retiredl5cheer

    retiredl5cheer Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    To play devil's advocate, Riley and Olivia had plenty of notice that she may be suspended and could have switched gyms as a precaution. I wonder if they'll stay at MG Elite and just train under their other coach.
     
  8. njallday

    njallday Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    They knew this was coming, so my guess is V will be their main coach and travel with them since MH is not allowed at training camps or meets. And since Riley is 18, MH will probably just coach her at 6 am or something since she is suspended from "being present in a gym with minors" so they'll train when the minors aren't present. Olivia cannot do that, though.
     
  9. tuckxandxtwist

    tuckxandxtwist Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Riley just posted on IG that she is training at Arizona Sunrays for the remainder of her elite journey.


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  10. DancerDude0118

    DancerDude0118 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Who’s Maggie?
     
  11. tuckxandxtwist

    tuckxandxtwist Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Riley. Oops. Thinking About Maggie the coach. Lol sorry. It was too early for me.


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  12. retiredl5cheer

    retiredl5cheer Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I guess she's probably staying with Jade? Isn't that where she trains and her father coaches?
     
  13. tuckxandxtwist

    tuckxandxtwist Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    yeah, she said she was going to train alongside Jade, so I'm assuming Jade's father will also coach her.
     
  14. DancerDude0118

    DancerDude0118 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Sigh, this damn virus is causing so many issues.

    Team China had to pull out of Melbourne World Cup two weeks ago because of the travel restrictions. Which was extremely unfortunate because they had some first year seniors who were looking to rake up points for individual Olympic berths.

    Team Russia has pulled out of American World Cup and Tokyo World Cup, which means they will no longer be able earn an individual Olympic berth via the AA World Cups. The women definitely won’t be earning one via the apparatus World Cups (looking at the leader board), so they’re down to just earning a single spot at Euros (which will be held in Paris for WAG, hopefully that doesn’t get cancelled).

    Team U.S.A. and Argentina have pulled out of Jesolo, probably team Russia too. Team Romania and Japan pulled out of Gymnix.

    Just in case people were wondering, here’s the schedule of events for the coming month. Everything highlighted in purple have implications towards Olympic qualifications, as well as all the continental championships:
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  15. Ally13

    Ally13 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Hopefully Tokyo itself isnt cancelled