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About

Hello! I’m Rawles and this blog is for my thoughts and commentary on the world of women’s artistic gymnastics.

I don’t claim any especial expertise outside of readings of the Code of the Points and watching lots of gymnastics. Mostly I just have a deep enjoyment of and respect for the sport. I enjoy technical examinations of competitions and tangential conversation about gymnasts almost equally so both things are likely to show up here. I used to use a tag in my personal LiveJournal for this sort of discussion and I haven’t altered the way that I go about posting with the move, which means that my analysis tends to be “layman”-friendly as it was mostly a bunch of my LJ friends who know nothing about gymnastics who were following my posts before.

I’m not aiming for this to be a news blog or information source or anything like that. I assure you that if you hear something here first it was just dumb luck on my part and if it seems like I’m trying to be a Primary Knowledgeable Source for something, my tone is just not coming through properly.

This is just gymnastics and what I think about it at any given moment.

If you have any general comments or questions about this blog, you can go ahead and leave them here.

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One Response to “About”

  1. Hello Rawles

    My name’s Anna Griffin and I’m part of a film production company called Wellington Films. I came across your blog whilst researching gymnastics for a short film we are currently working on. The film is called Cold Warrior and it explores allegations of abuse in sport, concentrating around the 1970s:

    A young gymnast questions her dreams of Olympic glory when she discovers she is part of a sinister government plot to win at any cost.

    I would love the chance to open up communication with you as we feel it is really important, not only for the film, but to gymnastics as a whole that we are doing everything properly and connecting with blog sites such as yours will really help us with this. You can follow us on our blog site too – Cold Warrior Film.

    It would be great to hear back from you and if you have any questions then please do not hesitate to ask.

    Kindest regards

    Anna

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