“skirts are stupid”

There’s a bit of a storm over on The Twitter.

In the latest GymCastic audiocast Spencer and Jessica were discussing whether or not it’s a good idea to coach in a skirt.

Potential #WardrobeMalfunction.

Consensus is that it’s better not to wear a skirt while coaching. Just in case. Jury is out on whether or not skirts are stupid, in general. 😀

Coach Sue Sylvester

Don’t get them started on high heels while coaching.

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Becky Downie for Nike

LIKE this.

Sister Ellie had surgery. Looks to be out for some weeks. Will miss Commonwealth Games, I believe.

Update. Neither sister was named to the British Commonwealth Games team:

Amy Tinkler
Georgia-Mae Fenton
Claudia Fragapane
Kelly Simm
Alice Kinsella

Oklahoma at UCLA – turning Pauley teal

… the color teal is a reminder of the strength of conviction.

UCLA will be distributing teal pom-poms and wristbands that say “Together We Rise” and “UCLA Gymnastics” prior to Sunday’s meet. The team will also have a special presentation following the competition. …

UCLA gymnastics to stand united with abuse victims after Nassar ruling

Georgia and Arkansas wore teal last weekend. But Georgia gymnasts are not allowed to speak to the media on the topic of sexual abuse.

related – Buckeye Gymnastics is wearing teal in support of Gabby Douglas and the other victims