Gymnastics truths I am sick of explaining over and over again…

Chellsie and Nastia fighting:

In 2005 Chellsie Memmel and Nastia Liukin went head to head in the All Around at Worlds. Chellsie won. Nastia called Chellsie fat and said she stole her All Around gold medal. Years later things were still tense and Marta set it up so Alicia and Chellsie would share a room so that Alicia could smooth things over.

Kyla Ross in 2012:

Kyla had a 6.6 start value on bars and Marta made her change it even though Kyla was hitting it consistently.

Nastia Liukin in 2012: Nastia was told if she hit at Trials she would be put on the Olympic team. This is why she continued after she messed up so badly at Nationals because Marta was still planning on using her if she hit one bar routine. ( IMO This is why Kyla was told to downgrade her 6.6 start value on bars and Anna Li was not used for team finals in 2011 even though she hit a bar routine test right before the team went out to compete. If either had proven themselves imagine the up roar if Nastia was named to the team after hitting one bar routine)

Kyla Ross, Mckayla Maroney and the 2013 World Championships:

Back in 2013 Steve Penny was the driving force to remove Kyla Ross from the AA at Worlds so he could put Mckayla Maroney in. Back in the day people thought it was because Mckayla was the most famous member of the 2012 Olympic team and they wanted it guaranteed that she would make the AA


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