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Last Week in College Gym: July 29

During the offseason, it can be difficult to keep up with all the news and training updates happening across the country. So each week, we will provide a curation of the most exciting upgrades, as well as other important news happening in the college gym world. Note the majority of the training updates highlighted will feature new skills and not, for example, someone training their same routine from the past season.

Finally, note we are only able to share links to updates posted on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and not Instagram Stories or Snapchat. However, we will try to note any clips of note that we see on those disappearing platforms.

Of course, even with eight editors scouring social media for clips, we’ll still miss updates from time to time. Let us know in the comments or on social media if we didn’t include a new skill, injury comeback or more from someone on your favorite team!

Kaitlyn Higgins Works New Beam Mount

The Minnesota sophomore is in the early stages of adding a back dive mount to her beam repertoire. Higgins appeared on beam once in 2019.

Lea Mitchell Shares Summer Training Montage 

Mitchell, a Michigan State junior and all around standout, shared training clips including a Yurchenko one and a half and full-in.

Lexy Ramler Shows Packed Bar Set

Minnesota superstar junior Ramler posted a jam-packed bar routine, featuring a full-twisting Maloney (named the Ramler in the J.O. code) to Pak to van Leeuwen and a Comaneci salto. The best part? It looks competition-quality.

Instagram Stories and Snapchat Roundup

Raena Worley Works Triple Series

The Kentucky freshman showed her acrobatic skills with a triple series on beam.

Katie Chamberlain On the Comeback Trail

Pittsburgh sophomore Katie Chamberlain, who missed most of the 2019 season with an injury, posted a video on her Instagram Story doing a double pike onto a mat.

Brookelyn Sears Trains New Bars Dismount

The incoming freshman for Northern Illinois was spotted training a full-twisting double layout dismount on her Instagram Story this week. The Huskies are hoping to use Sears on all four events, and bars happens to be one of her best. 

Rachel Bain Training Floor Upgrade

BYU sophomore Rachel Bain is working on a front double full on floor per her Instagram Story. 

Anastasia Webb Plays With New Tumbling

Although it’s unrealistic to expect it in competition, the Sooner junior posted a clip of herself training a front two and a half on floor onto a resi to her Instagram Story.

Article by the editors of College Gym News

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