Another day, another withdrawal. Today, Alyssa Baumann joined Jazzy Foberg, Bailie Key and Norah Flately in the ranks of fallen athletes in this Olympic Trials/Hunger Games. Cue the three fingered salute
With the conclusion of the P&G Gymnastics, eight gymnasts earned an automatic berth to the Olympic Trials next weekend in San Jose, California. USA Gymnastics has announced the full national team roster for the seniors, additionally, all national team members will go on to compete at trials. Here are the ladies of team USA who will be competing for that coveted Olympic Team spot:
The last day of the women's P&G Gymnastics Championships are upon us. Tonight, the national champion will be crowned and the national team will be named. Most importantly, we will know who will advance to Trials in two weeks in San Jose. Here are some notes from night one - Simone Biles is currently the leader (I know HUGE surprise- and I mean that very sarcastically), leading with a ginormous 62.9. She's basically got a healthy two point plus lead over current second place holders, Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez who are both holding steady with a solid 60.450. Laurie has been cool has a cucumber this whole competition. Her coach, Maggie Haney I assume is a follower of the KJ Kindler/Oklahoma philosophy of competition (Basically, don't worry about anything else besides what you can control). It's working so far, Laurie is making a stellar senior debut and she's definitely making a name for herself for a spot on that Rio team. Plus, you gotta love t
I'm back for another exciting round of live-blogging. This time, I'm live-blogging day two of the juniors. I couldn't do day 1 so easily since I was at work and work was super busy that day. Anyways, enough about me, it's time for gymnastics. Since Jordan Chiles had withdrawn from P&Gs a couple days ago and we had some prominent juniors move up, we've seen some interesting action on the floor. Mailie O'Keefe is the day one leader. Can she keep up her lead? Refresh the page every 10 minutes or so to find out!
Welcome, welcome to this edition of "the Hunger Games" cough, I mean the USA Gymnastics Olympic selection process. This stop the P&G National Championships- the seniors first day. I'm live blogging the NBC feed- follow along for my commentary, score updates and lots of snark. Refresh the page every so often for the latest commentary!