Tuesday, September 28, 2010

This and That

Amanda Jetter spoke to Gymnastike about the first selection camp and was rather honest about her form and execution needing work. The video also includes her performing a bar routine during workout.

Nastia Liukin is back in the gym preparing for her show. It looks like she has given up eating for a few weeks in order to look presentable. She is able to do front aerials and back handsprings. Note when Nastia doesn't sound cocky AT ALL when she talks about how she is just a natural role model because she had 'the right upbringing.'

Morozov's group debuted their new programs.

Javier Fernandez SP:

Miki Ando's SP:

Florent Amodio's SP:

Florent Amodio's FS (Altered version):

Samuelson and Bates suffered misfortune today. Emily's blade sliced Evan's achilles. He'll be having surgery on Thursday, at which point they'll know the full extent of his injury. The injury will likely take them out for the entire season.

Evgenia Kanaeva's gold-medal-winning routines from the Individual AA at last week's RSG Worlds:

Alexei Yagudin will Die Another Day:


  1. I think I like Jett's swing more than Cassie's.

  2. A CROTCH GRAB?!?!? LOL??Q?!@?!? OMG??!Q?!? FERNANDEZ IS MICHAEL JACKSON???!@?!? OMG CROTCH GRAB!!! OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG !!! I DON't believe that will be in the final program BUT OMG IF IT WAS OMG OMG OMG

  3. Oh Evan Bates! Poor guy. I was so looking forward to seeing S/B this season. This is similar to when Evan skated over Emily's hand in '07!

    Haha, Nastia is always a little cocky. I think she's a good kid though. She means well. It stinks that the 'star' gymnasts don't have to show up at the Gymnastics/Skating show in good shape like everyone else does though. Nobody else would get away with doing only a back handspring on beam!

  4. I think Nastia sounds more grateful than cocky about her upbringing. I like how she compliments her parents in interviews. With Anna and Valeri owning the gyms, she's always been aware that she is a role model. Nothing wrong with that.

  5. Love Florent's short program but hate the long. I tried counting how many times he comes to a complete stop but gave up.

  6. What in the world is this show that Alexei Yagudin is on? Looks silly.

  7. Javier Fernandez...what's with the crotch grab for 10 minutes...awkward.

  8. What is Alexei doing without skates on? Seriously, he needs to have a few more jazz dancing classes. But yet he gets a few 6's; are they kidding?

  9. "Samuelson and Bates suffered misfortune today. Emily's blade sliced Evan's achilles." I actually winced when I read that. Ouch!