Memmel will get new floor for 2008

Chellsie MemmelDespite her floor victory at the Toyota Cup earlier this month, 2005 World Champion Chellsie Memmel told NBCOlympics.com that she is planning to change her floor routine again at the beginning of 2008.

“…it didn’t get the kind of reaction that we wanted. We’ve talked with Antonia [Markova], the national team choreographer and with Martha — Antonia has a few things in mind for the music so I’ll probably get it done at the January camp.

“I’ll probably go back to something more powerful, like my old style. That worked well for me.”

This news will likely come as a relief to Memmel fans, who may have been chagrined by the “I Love Rock and Roll” routine she debuted at the “Good Luck Beijing” International Invitational a few weeks ago.

Chellsie Memmel, 2007 “Good Luck Beijing” International Invitational All-Around, Floor Exercise:

Anyone have any ideas on what floor music Memmel should use?

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6 Responses to “Memmel will get new floor for 2008”

  1. jaz Says:

    thank goodness!

  2. Andrea Says:

    defenitely something elegant. someone posted a video of her routine now to a classical music and it fit perfect, it was actually gorgeous!!!

  3. titan Says:

    she should definitely go for something guitar-ish… like jiang yuyuan or bogi…

  4. Kathryn Says:

    I don’t care too much what music she uses as long as she get some new poses – especially ones that look good on her body – and gets some actual dance. I don’t want to see pose-pose-pose; I’d like to see some continual movement.

  5. TCO Says:

    I like the break dancy type rolls with flexability that she used to do

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