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Last Week in College Gym: August 19

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!

Jade Brown Trains New Beam Dismount

After three years of using the same dismount, Kent State senior Jade Brown is working on a gainer full dismount.

Instagram Stories and Snapchat Roundup

Gin Training Vault and Floor

Rising San Jose State sophomore Tia Gin, who competed only bars and beam in 2019, shared videos of her doing a double pike on a competition floor and a Yurchenko one and a half into a pit.

Alonso Shows New Bars Skills

Alaska’s Tere Alonso is training a Ray and a full-twisting double tuck dismount on bars.

T. Brovedani Trains Floor

Washington sophomore Talia Brovedani, who did not compete last season due to an ACL tear, recently posted an Instagram Story of herself working some floor passes on the rod floor. 

Victoria DeMeo Works New Bar Combo

Cornell incoming freshman Victoria DeMeo is working on a forward full pirouette + Jaeger combination on bars.

Sydney Lopez Trains New Floor Pass

The incoming Lindenwood freshman was spotted training a front full + front full + front tuck on floor in her Instagram Story this week. 

A. Brovedani Works New Tumbling

Incoming Arizona freshman Alessandra Brovedani posted a Instagram Story video or herself training a double Arabian half-out on floor.

Maddie Karr Working New Bar Combination

Denver senior Maddie Karr began working a hop full on bars last offseason. The Pioneer has put it on the real bar, upgrading her release combo to a hop full + Gienger + bail. She previously competed it with a giant full.

Article by the editors of College Gym News

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