Skip to main content
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 0
Did anyone watch?

Thoughs:
* There were 19 girls competing. Would it have killed NBC to show us more than 4 of them? I mean, Randi Stageberg tied for first on floor and from the coverage you couldn't even tell she attended the meet.
* Enough with the parents coaching thing. It was interesting enough for a 30 second mention. Then shut up about it already.
* 5 tumbling passes is too many. I do not like this new direction.
* That being said, wow - they are doing amazing tumbling now.
* The choreography was blah for pretty much everyone they showed except for Nastia.
* 3 months off and then training bars for only 1 week? Sheesh. I hope she heals and then stays uninjured, because Chellsie deserves a chance at an Olympics.
* I like Natasha Kelley, but the girl needs some dance training or something. Her inexperience shows in her hands. With just a little bit of polish she will be exceptional.
* What happened to Shayla Worley? I liked watching her in the Pacific Alliance. She didn't compete at either the junior or senior levels. I assume that means she is injured.
* Al not only does not know anything about the sport, but his math skills are failing him too. Here is a hint. 0.5 > 0.3. Thus Nastia still would have won even had she taken a .8 deduction for a fall instead of the .5 she took. It is great that she pulled off that save, but it did not affect the final rankings. No. It didn't.
* Andrea Joyce, leave the poor girl alone. Saying congrats at the end does not negate the 4 "why did you mess up so much" questions beforehand.
* Valeri - what the heck? Yeah, it wasn't a great meet. But still. That is your daughter. Pointedly ignoring her because she had a bad day? Not good. Deigning to speak to her again because the rankings came out in her favor anyway? Nice way to reinforce that winning *is* everything. I like you in every interview you have given. Do not disappoint me now.
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.