Some thoughts on some of the recent events in the gymnastics world, including the Romanian coaching scandal, Samantha Peszek's comeback, and the women's Chinese nationals.
Following the recent Chinese men's nationals, much talk began to circulate about the "crisis" of the Chinese men's team...notably, the absence of world medal contending all-arounders and a surplus of individual event specialists. Let's see if the Chinese men still have what it takes to field one of the very best teams in the world.
Well if you can take anything away from the women’s recent Chinese Nationals in Xiantao, it’s that their skills on beam aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.
The most recent Chinese nationals took place last weekend in Xiantao, and it was a great opportunity to see some of their very best gymnasts – both old and new – on their specialties.