"... But with Jade Carey’s potential to qualify to the World vault final, Jordan (Chiles) will need to prove that she can contribute individually on other events.
... Jade Carey’s focus in Anaheim will likely be to polish her vault and floor to the best of her ability. If she repeats the performances she gave in Chicago, she’ll have a very strong chance to make the Worlds team, and winning both vault and floor could make her a top choice. ..."
NCAA Gym News:
"... The most likely configuration for a worlds team is two all-arounders and two specialists, and it’s increasingly likely that one specialist spot will belong to Oregon State commit Jade Carey. If she continues to land her Amanar and full-twisting Kasamatsu she could make the team on that alone. However, her difficult routines on beam and floor both also scored well at the classic and could be competitive internationally. The question for Carey is whether she can handle the pressure of nationals and the intense selection camp in her first elite season...."
"... The specialists
In addition to Locklear, whose podium-training bars routine will be one of the critical developments of the week as we’ll see what difficulty she’s throwing, most eyes will be on how Jade Carey performs.
Carey made a good argument for a place on the worlds team at Classic, but we’ve seen so little from her as an elite that nationals remains an important test as to whether she can do it every time out.
There’s also room for her to improve on her performance from Classic, with better control on the vault landings and hitting 14 on floor both possible. Doing that would solidify her role on the national team...."
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