In less than a week we will be heading to lovely Pocatello, Idaho, for Idaho State Junior Olympic Women's Gymnastics Championships. But right now I need to (finally) share the photos and videos from the final regular season meet - the Rose City Challenge that was held in Beaverton, OR, on the last weekend in…Read more Rose City Challenge – February 24, 2018
Some meet seasons are about survival... This year was one of them. 2 meet weekends in a row (one out of state), a one weekend break, then 3 meet weekends in a row (two out of state)... and then she got sick on the first of the 3 meets in a row... For this meet,…Read more Queen of Hearts Invitational – February 17, 2018
The Vimeo video challenge for 2/20 was a "short cuts" challenge - use clips of one second or less to create a story. But because of this - they specifically said no still shots. This may be my first fully edited video with no photos. (Practically raw footage of her routines doesn't count.) Good thing…Read more Glad this was on a meet weekend…
Okay - here it is in all of it's fragility and faults... the Brestyan's Invitational in Las Vegas, NV. One of Emee's teammates had been sick most of the week leading up to Vegas. The teammate stayed home from practice most of the week but I am sure the girls pass those germs all the…Read more Brestyan’s Invitational – February 10, 2018
The video challenge for January 30, 2018 was to create a fictional film less than 2 minutes in length that passed the Bechdel test for feminism in film. Here's the Bechdel test, can you say "yes" to these three questions: Are there two women present (preferably both are named characters)? Do the women talk to…Read more On a Roll!
Two "Muscle Monday" posts in one day so I don't continue to get behind (this coming weekend, 2/9-2/11, we'll be in Vegas). I was more nervous for Gem State than for SCEGA. I think I was nervous BECAUSE she did so well at SCEGA, I wanted her to do well at a stupid Idaho meet...…Read more Gem State Invitational – January 26, 2018
It's February already as I write this post... that's how things go during meet season... two meets and no blog posts about said meets. Until now. The first travel meet of the season, SCEGA Cal Classic in San Diego. There were four competition areas set up and, of course, she competed on the one that…Read more SCEGA Cal Classic – January 21, 2018