Shawn and Gabby’s coach comes across as a really great guy but after reading the most recent articles about Gabby and the upgrades he has planned for her I have to wonder if he is selling out Shawn for the possible success of having Gabby on the Olympic team.
Gabby has plans to add 4 more tenths to her uneven bar routine before June to go with her most recent upgrades. According to this blog Shawn has very little plans to upgrade
It seems like Chow learned the lesson Shawn missed by not upgrading her bar routine for 2008. It ended up costing her the AA gold medal. Yet Chow is planning on doing the same old lack up upgrades for Shawn in 2012? Perhaps that would not be a suspicious if Gabby wasn’t doing so much upgrading.
I realize they are different gymnasts and Shawn in weary of her injury but it makes no sense to not go for it if you want to make the Olympic team.
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