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Screw torture

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by WHA73, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. WHA73

    WHA73 Guest

  2. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    'Gymnastics is physically grueling enough, without getting jabbed over and over with drywall screws until you bleed. Drywall screws are sharp, and the threads get progressively bigger.'

    Seems like an oddly placed editorial comment in the story.
  3. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    There's such a fine line between old-school coaching and should-be-reported-to-the-authorities coaching.
  4. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    My favorite part of the story (as if the rest wasn't great) referring to brothers who were stabbed in the ass with drywall screws from a coach, who readily admitted doing it:

    "Last year, their mother noticed the scars during bathing and found out what was happening. Investigators said she told the owner, former Olympian Joan Moore Gnat, about it and they said Ace Gymnastics hired a new head coach and made sure the practice stopped."

    Why was their mom looking at their asses? Why was she even involved in the bathing? The kids were seven and nine. Why were they bathing together?

    Oh, that's right, they're gymnasts. Never mind.

    EDIT: Damnit, I used a . instead of a ?.
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