July 28th, 2014 — Gymnastics
After 3 of 6 apparatus are completed, team totals are:
From that we can predict the Team podium. Something astonishing would have to happen to change the top 3. Or to change the medal ranking.
Whitlock is the favourite to win the AA.
More interesting is seeing which competitors will qualify for Apparatus Finals. Maximum 2 / nation.
Some of the top medal contenders qualifying scores.
Canada top 2 on Rings, so far.
— FLICKFLAPP (@FLICKFLAPP) July 28, 2014
Leave a comment if you know the source of that poem.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
That’s the latest sneak preview from Gymneo’s English language tutorial library being launched this Fall.
It’s a paid service, but between September 5 and September 25, 2014, a subscription is half price for 1 year — that’s €109.50 instead of €219 (US$149.50 instead of US$299).
Details – COMING SOON : GYMNEO.TV IN ENGLISH
One comment I’d add. If you allow beginners to do standing backward handspring on a flat, hard Floor, you are almost guaranteed problems. Instead, have them train down an incline where gravity assists.
July 28th, 2014 — humour
I have no idea.
July 28th, 2014 — Gymnastics
Megan Amirghiasvand created this career summary graphic.
Click on the graphic to see the original.
I’ve criticized Gymnastics Canada in the past for poor communication. They were very slow getting this posted, despite the fact that Moors is one of the strongest medal candidates in any sport.
… Following discussion between the coaches and Victoria Moors, it was determined that she was not performing at competition readiness for these Games. The coaching staff therefore decided that Victoria-Kayen Woo would compete in Glasgow instead of Victoria Moors. …
Get well soon, Victoria Moors. And good luck to Team Canada with Victoria-Kayen stepping up for Bars.
— Patti Elmhirst (@PattiElmhirst) July 27, 2014
At this point Ellie Black is the favourite in the all-around.
Bad news for New Zealand. Courtney looked to be a lock for the Vault final, a podium contender.
15-year-old vault specialist Courtney McGregor has pulled out of the gymnastics after suffering a knee injury at training two days ago.
McGregor suffered minor soft tissue and ligament damage. …
related older article – Gymnast going to Commonwealths against all odds
Lauren Hopkins posted a collection of social media pics from Commonwealth Games Teams. This one from Team Malaysia, for example.
Artistic Gymnasts compete half the apparatus Monday, the other half Tuesday.
evey24evey continues a series on how to maximize D-scores with elements competed at European Championships 2014.
Click PLAY or watch Best SENIOR D-score balance beam on YouTube. 7.60
Ferarri couldn’t have got credit for that Ring.
Click PLAY or watch Best JUNIOR D-score balance beam on YouTube. 7.10
July 27th, 2014 — Gymnastics
Over the coming weeks, Svilen Dimitrov is going to post some of the “most impressive and legendary routines” in history.
Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo.
July 27th, 2014 — physical preparation