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00:03: This just started and I’m already screaming at this intro piece
4:07: I wish NBC had these helpful informative intro pieces instead of those dumb stoplights
6:02: Kim Z doing the most perfect FTY as always
then Betty Okino UB – great handstands but only a layout half out dismout??
9:00: Bogi BB- can we just talk about how she points her toes as she hurdles ALL THE HEART EYES
10:25: Bontas FX- American medley? This music is sooo patriotic it hurts. Great DLO though, amazing tumbling
12:38: Lysenko UB- stuck double front half wonderfulllll
13:17: Okino BB- I wish more people did this mount, I know it’s not worth like anything but it’s so pretty, Perfect double turn, LOSO LOSO series solid, dismount is a little wonky
15:41: Bontas VT- It looks like she had her landing on her first FTY but then she just slipped or something?? 2nd FTY is much better.
16:32: Fluff piece about Bogi- the only thing that matters ever. She’s serving looks -a fashion iconnnn
17:15: Bogi FX- the only good pike full-in done ever, immaculate choreo, 1.5 thru to double tuck, double pike a little low. This is one of my favorite Bogi floor routines
19:05: Miller FX- whip to full-in nice, full-in 2nd pass is slightly off, double pike solid.
21:23: Lysenko BB: Awesome mount, backspin!!!!!!!!!!, totally misses her foot on the round off and crashes the double tuck 😦
23:38: Zmeskal UB: but first a fluff piece about the ranch YIKES. It looks like they’re making some kind of sad taco salad?? Oh 1991… Great gienger into transition, solid double pike dismount 9.937
28:56: Okino FX: Double pike nice, QUEEN OF TURNS, whip into 2/1, double tuck. Tumbling is a little easy but executed cleanly.
31:18: Bogi VT- FTY perfect in every single way 9.962
The way the media was obsessed with Bela Karolyi…
32:10: Kim Z BB- Iconic mount, loso loso solid, nice double tuck!
34:48: Bogi UB: Tkatchev kinda flat- a trend it seems, cool straddled giant, stuck double pike. 9.912
36:50: Bontas BB, I miss confident Romanian beam work, but those leaps… RO BHS double tuck, amazing
38:30: Miller UB nice gienger, tkatchev into transition, full-in a little untidy but great landing.
39:50: Kim Z FX: Pike full in great, iconic hooked on america floor routine, three whips into double tuck great, oh god they mic’d Bella karolyi up, double tuck final pass great. The crowd is screaming standing ovation, it’s everything.
43:18: Okino VT: Great FTY, I actually prefer her hollow FTY technique than the arched ones everybody seems to be doing. 9.937
- Kim Zmeskal (USA) 39.848
- Svetlana Boginskaya (URS) 39.736
- Cristina Bontas (ROM) 39.711