GymCastic Podcast is a weekly gymnastics talk show. The hosts interview people who love gymnastics almost as much as we do, discuss the latest news, events and offensive leotard fashion.
2021 US Nationals Recap, Starring Petition Drama
Morgan Hurd was not advanced to Olympic Trials. We discuss what Tom Forster said to the press about it, the confusion USAG fully brought on itself, and whether that decision actually makes sense. Simone Biles. Gushing about the best parts of her 7th national championship. Who makes up the highest-scoring Olympic team based on nationals? Who's still in contention?. Why Tom Forster's press conference was great news for Skinner. Becky Downie being left off the GB Olympic Team is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
Day Two Women's Gymnastics Championships 2021
The Morgan Hurd petition controversy, what we know and what we do not. Why Simone didn't do her Yurchenko double pike tonight. What happened to Shane Wiskus on HB. Riley's 15.1 on bars. Suni UB score controversy. Jordan Chiles belonging. Malabuyo, DiCello, Grace, Kara, Finnegan, Shilese, Wong, Skye, Skinner and more.
Day One Women's Gymnastics Championships 2021
We discuss the results, the history makers this week from Jade Carey's triple twisting double layout to Olivierias arabian double pike out at Pan Ams; what the highest scoring 3-up-3-count team would be based on day one results and how all of your favorites did tonight.
Don't Sign National Team Agreement Until You Listen
The USAG National Team Agreement as long been a point of contention for athletes and parents. On the eve of US Championships when the US National Team will be named, Jessica talked to attorneys Jaime Santos, partner at Goodwin in their Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice and Betsy Cooper, founding Director of the Tech Policy Hub at the Aspen Institute, about the currently available national team agreement for 2018-2019.
U.S. Nationals Preview plus Kyle Shewfelt on his new book, Make It Happen
The biggest questions we have heading into nationals—featuring Konnor McClain's sudden gym move, Riley McCusker's injury status, whether Sunisa Lee will do the all-around, and who's going to write the worst article about Simone's vault. MAN THINGS: Kensley tells us about national team funding, the Pan Ams team and who's really in contention for a +1 Olympic spot. Kyle Shewfelt talks positive gymnastics culture and what he'd do about the tie controversy with Dragulescu if he could do it all over again.
Simone Biles Yurchenko Double Pike Has Landed and US Classic Review
Simone Biles officially debuted the Yurchenko double pike. We discuss how awesome it is, and Spencer has 84 things to say about the D score.
What Tom Forster, US High Performance Coordinator, said when Jessica asked if USAG would fight the low D score given to Simone's vault. Jordan Chiles went 57+ again. Is she an Olympic lock? Can anyone stop the reliability of bars champion Kayla DiCello? OUTSPOKEN GROWN ASS WOMEN ADULTS - Simone, Morgan Hurd and MyKayla Skinner do not hold back in interviews.
Cannot beat this podcast!
Aaaaamazing!!! Smart, funny, and informative about the best sport in the world!
As far as “politics”… I think some of these folks just don’t like to hear about human decency and respect. Ya’ll aren’t about politics. Lol.
Entertaining and informative
Been listening for years and to this day is one of my favorite podcasts!
best gymnastics podcast in the galaxy for a reason!
really fun to listen to them talk about gymnastics! i’m just getting into the sport and I appreciate the way they break things down and their commentary is so funny. I also have to say that Jessica’s laugh makes me laugh in the middle of whatever I’m doing while listening to the podcast, it’s great.