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Junior Pan Ams Event Finals Live Blog

Women’s EF Qualifiers

Vault: Tatum (USA), Wong (USA), Heron (PAN) Cortes (COL), St Pierre (CAN), Da Silva (BRA), Paterson (CAN), Fernandez (ARG)

Bars: Bowers (USA), Allaire-Bourgie (CAN), Wong (USA), Araujo (ARG), Paterson (CAN), Vargas (MEX), Magistrati (ARG), Bezerra (BRA)

Beam: Wong (USA), Bowers (USA), Allaire-Bourgie (CAN), Spence (CAN), Dos Santos (BRA), Lopez (MEX), Magistrati (ARG), Da Silva (BRA)

Floor: Bowers (USA), Allaire-Bourgie (CAN), Tatum (USA), Vargas (MEX), Fernandez (ARG), St Pierre (CAN), Briceño (MEX), Carrara (ARG)

Men’s floor has just completed, with the title going to JR Chou from the US, who nailed pretty much all his passes, so we’re moving on to women’s vault now, which will run simultaneously to pommel horse. Continue reading Junior Pan Ams Event Finals Live Blog

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2018 Junior Pan Ams Live Blog

It’s the slow season. We’ll take what we can get. And what we can get right now is the Junior Pan American Championship.

The stakes here are predominantly the chance to be like “TROPHY,” but also seven qualification spots to this October’s Youth Olympic Games.

There is already some drama in that regard because the US women have never sent anyone to YOG before and were not intending to send anyone this year. But then when Sunisa Lee had to be replaced on the US team, Tori Tatum was selected (By someone…? At some point…?), reportedly because she was born in 2003 and is therefore age-eligible for the YOG—the competition the US wasn’t planning on sending any women to.

So fine and good. Definitely organized. Everything has been thought through so well. I, for one, feel extremely empowered. Continue reading 2018 Junior Pan Ams Live Blog

Pac Rims – Event Finals Live Blog

Watch on Flo.
Live scores, sort of.

3:30pm CT – Men’s Sr FX & Jr PH; Women’s Sr VT & Jr UB
4:05pm CT – Men’s Sr PH & Jr FX; Women’s Sr UB & Jr VT
5:10pm CT – Men’s Sr SR & Jr VT; Women’s Sr BB & Jr FX
5:45pm CT – Men’s Sr VT & Jr SR; Women’s Sr FX & Jr BB
6:50pm CT – Men’s Sr PB & Junior HB
7:25pm CT – Men’s Sr HB & Junior PB


Morgan Hurd has withdrawn from event finals after the beam dismount-pocalypse from yesterday. The surprising thing was that she competed floor after that at all. No reason to risk anything for Pac Rims event finals, even if it doesn’t seem particularly serious.

These event final lineups for the women are going to get kind of weird because of Cuba and Argentina’s participation here as guests who aren’t on the Pacific (LIKE LOSERS). Argentina was able to compete here but despite finishing 3rd as a team and Dominici finishing 3rd AA, they were not eligible for medals because of WRONG OCEANIC BORDER. In the event finals, both countries appear to be allowed to have one person compete if that person got a sufficient score, but those Cuban and Argentinian individuals are in addition to the normal qualifying 8. So some events will have 9 or 10 people competing in the event final instead of the correct number. You know how that thrills me. Continue reading Pac Rims – Event Finals Live Blog

Pac Rims – Women’s Live Blog

Watch on Flo.
Live scores, sort of.


I’ll be here for all three subdivisions of the women’s team competition, which are divided like so:

Sub 1 (2:30 CT) – Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, Cuba, Taiwan
Sub 2 (5:00 CT) – Argentina, New Zealand, Mexico, Costa Rica
Sub 3 (7:30 CT) – USA, Canada, Australia, Colombia


The first subdivision will start with Chile on vault, Ecuador on bars, Peru on beam, and Panama on floor. Cuba’s individual rotates with Ecuador, Taiwan’s individuals rotate with Panama.

Continue reading Pac Rims – Women’s Live Blog

Pac Rims – Men’s Live Blog

Watch on Flo.
Live scores, sort of.

Let’s do this. This second subdivision features the US, Australia, Canada, Colombia, and New Zealand. The big five, I guess.

After the first subdivision, the scores are semi-incomplete and slow coming in (Hooray! This is good!), but it appears Israel Chiriboga Guerrero of Ecuador leads the senior AA with 79.350. Lee Chih-Kai had some huge scores on PH, VT, and FX (currently leads all three events) but did not compete all six pieces.

Continue reading Pac Rims – Men’s Live Blog

Jesolo Live Blog

The competition is streaming on FLO, but I’ve got your backs with the live blog. We’ll work through these hard times as a family.

Warmups have concluded. We’re having special Ferrari time before the competition begins, where she is being awarded a melted frisbee?

Touch now. Remember the US gymnasts are competing as individuals, so they are spread across three different rotation groups here. Smith/Malabuyo are together, Kenlin/Dunne are together, and Shchennikova/McCallum are together.

ROTATION 1 – Part 1

Kenlin – VT – USA – inbar to stalder full to Ricna, hit, just slight late moments – inbar full, very late to Pak, brushes legs on mat on Pak – hits Shap 1/2 – toe 1/2 to front 1/2 back out dismount. A hit but will be disappointed in the Pak, totally lost form and hit the mat with her legs. Continue reading Jesolo Live Blog

Regionals Live Blog

Saturday, April 7
Scores Stream
Nerd-formation
4:00 ET/1:00 PT – Raleigh
[2] LSU
[11] Nebraska
[14] Oregon State
[19] George Washington
[20] NC State
[31] Maryland
LINK ESPN3 Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

4:00 ET/1:00 PT – University Park
[5] Florida
[8] Washington
[17] Arizona State
[27] West Virginia
[29] Penn State
[30] New Hampshire
LINK Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Minneapolis
[1] Oklahoma
[12] Kentucky
[13] Denver
[24] Minnesota
[28] Iowa State
[35] Iowa
LINK BTN

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

5:00 ET/2:00 PT – Tuscaloosa
[6] Alabama
[7] Michigan
[18] Georgia
[22] Missouri
[23] Illinois
[36] Central Michigan
LINK SEC+

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Columbus
[3] UCLA
[10] Arkansas
[15] Boise State
[25] Ohio State
[33] Pittsburgh
[34] Kent State
LINK Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

6:00 ET/3:00 PT – Salt Lake City
[4] Utah
[9] Cal
[16] Auburn
[21] BYU
[26] Stanford
[32] Southern Utah
LINK LINK
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor

Preview

Rotations

Projected lineups

And so it begins. 36 become 12. GOODBYE ALMOST ALL OF YOU.

The primary focus of the live blog will be the borderline teams, the actual fights for regionals qualification, with an emphasis on bars and beam because that’s usually the place where things go wrong and I’m a glutton for disaster. At least that’s the plan. Hopefully the broadcasts understand our needs. Continue reading Regionals Live Blog