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268: Aimee Boorman and Maggie Haney on The Olympic Experience

268: Aimee Boorman and Maggie Haney on The Olympic Experience

THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW Aimee Boorman, lifelong coach of 2016 Olympic Champion and bazillion time World Champion, Simone Biles; and Maggie Haney, coach of Olympic team gold and beam silver medalist, Laurie Hernandez, joined us to discuss their Olympic experience:  Advice for other coaches on how to survive an Olympic year Why having a thigh gap is no good for gymnasts Culture changes at the national team camps that made the system work  How camps are different under Valeri Liukin than they were under Martha Karolyi Standing up to Martha All the skills Simone could have had named after her if Aimee and Simone hadn't decided on the bubble wrap policy. How Riley McCusker got her Chinese bar dismount. RELATED EPISODES Episode 41: Laurie Hernandez & Coach Maggie Haney 161: Women's Finals Recap with Aimee Boorman and Christian Gallardo Episode 33: Simone Biles & Her Coaches 254: Vanessa Atler 223: Tasha Schwikert 222: New King 219: Rio Olympic Event Finals Day 3, Gala, Houry Behind the

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