The selection of world and Olympic teams (and even the national teams) have gradually become more and more subjective over the last ten years to coincide with the evolving nature of international competition formats and rules, which highly favor event specialists and require a very strategic team dynamic. Could this proposed points system be a way for our selection procedures to return to the completely objective, score-based process we all miss? Check it out!
It’s that exciting time of year again in the gymnastics world…August! Every year the national championships brings a whole new set of stories, and all of us hardcore gymnastics fans love seeing how they all play out. This year is an exciting one because we have a unique clash of generations, with multiple 2008 Olympians and Olympic alternates going head to head with some brand new stars for national titles and spots on our world championship teams.