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London 2012 Gymnastics Coin

December 27, 2010


A great holiday gift arrived in the mail a few days ago—a London 2012 Gymnastics commemorative coin. Earlier this month, I entered a contest from Full Twist for a chance to win the coin. To be eligible, I had to answer the question: What is your favorite or memorable gymnastics moment from any Olympics? My […]

What’s a Double Front?

December 22, 2010


A library colleague asked me this question yesterday after I introduced her to the blog. Gymnastics fans—you know what a double front is. For those new to gymnastics, a double front is a forward flip (or salto) in the tucked or piked position with two rotations.  This skill is performed on the floor exercise, as […]