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Round 'Em up, Boys: MAG Tidbits from Worlds - October 22, 2015
Here's what happened today… 1. In the next episode of "Chalk Divas," the U.S. took over 10 minutes to chalk the p-bars during podium training. In that amount of time, you could have intercourse – twice  (if you're the average Joe or Jane). Needless to say, ...
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Round 'Em up, Boys: 2015 Worlds Tidbits – October 20, 2015
Let's skip the 80s intro. Here are some tidbits on the men's side from Worlds… 1. I don't know what the German men have been doing, but it seems that they all have hand injuries . Marcel Nguyen has a left middle finger injury. Andreas Bretschneider has a fi...
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Tanked: The Unofficial Drinking Game for the 2015 P&G Championships
1. Slurp down a "Red-Headed Slut" every time you see Christian Gallardo on your screen. Okay, okay, okay, I know nothing about Christian's sexual proclivities. But you have to admit you weren't expecting that opening, were you?  2. Whenever the commentators...
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The Strong Connection between Gender Equality and a Powerful Women's Gymnastics Team
r 2 = 0.206, p < 0.01* Want to have a great women's gymnastics team? Fix your gender inequality.  Kuang Keng Kuek Ser of Public Radio International looked at a similar correlation between FIFA points and gender inequality. You can see the chart here: Curiou...
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Which event is the strongest predictor of all-around rankings?
Gymternet, my apologies. I'm on a myth busting tirade. In my previous post , we looked at whether D-scores were strong predictors of final all-around rankings. Now, I want to look at which event is the strongest predictor of the final all-around rankings. O...
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More Difficulty = Better Execution Score? - The 2014 AA Edition
Let's face it, gym fans. We're human. We like to find examples and then make sweeping generalizations. The relationship between difficulty scores and execution scores is no exception. Many gymnastics fans feel that judges are more lenient on difficult routi...
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Round 'Em up, Boys: MAG Tidbits from 2015 Worlds – October 21, 2015
Greetings, Gymternet! While the majority of the gymnastics fans wait patiently for the women's competition to begin, the excitement is just beginning for the men's gymnastics fans. Let's take a look at what happened today: 1. The gymternet got really excite...
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Round 'Em up, Boys: Articles, Videos, and other Tidbits from 2015 Worlds - October 19, 2015
When it comes to the World Championships, the gymternet blows up. Sign onto Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, or Instagram, and you'll find doctoral dissertations analyzing a single photo and what it means for team lineups. On the men's side, though, it's much har...
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Gender Inequality and Women's Gymnastics – Redux
Click the image to enlarge it. My first post about gender inequality went awry, but no matter! In writing the original post, I thought of an even more interesting question about gender inequality and women's gymnastics. When it comes to women's gymnastics, ...
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Do Height and Weight Matter in Women's Gymnastics?
At one point, some people believed that gymnastics was governed by two maxims: The shorter, the better The lighter, the better These silly notions led to all sorts of problems in the sport. (You can read Little Girls in Pretty Boxes to get a glimpse into so...
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What is the strongest predictor of all-around rank?
It's time to look at another controversial subject among gymnastics fans. It goes something like this: "The gymnast who performs the most difficulty will win the all-around competition." In other words, gymnastics fans tend to believe that D-scores are stro...
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Why I'm Confused by UCLA's Crowdfunding Campaign
Watch the video for yourself … This level of fluff might fly with wealthy donors in L.a. L.a. Land, but we, the gymternet, are smarter than this. When thing don't add up, we notice, and we respond. Let's break this down…  A few key sentences from the video ...
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