Gymnastics!

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  1. gxnelson
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    Does anyone else enjoy the sport?

    I used to compete, about 10 years ago at this point. And I now coach.
     
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    Just in the Olympics, I'm afraid. Very impressed though, too bad it isn't fairly judged sometimes.
     
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    I love it. I was on the HS team. Beam and floor were my things..... ;) Dance training gave me good amplitude.
     
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    Yup. Nadia was da bomb back in the day.
     
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    I worked out on still rings (never mastered the Iron Cross), horizontal and P-bars back in my YMCA days (1950s). But my main sports were wrestling and swimming.

    I look forward to watching televised gymnastics because it is the most beautiful and admirable of all athletic achievements. Those gymnasts make things look so easy but most people have no idea how much time, pain, and dedicated effort goes into those routines.

    I have a sixteen year-old granddaughter who is training in ballet at the New York School of Performing Arts. I've seen her class videos and the discipline is remarkably similar in style and intensity to gymnastics training: sweat and agony.
     
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    It is an amazing sport but I think some of the female gymnasts are being abused
     
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    I love to look at female gymnasts.... does that count? :D
     

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