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Vault, Bars, Beam, and Floor in a Nutshell

There are 4 events in girls competitive gymnastics. In the Olympic order they go: vault, bars, beam, and floor. Each event is equally important to an all-around competitive gymnast. It is rare that a gymnast is equally as strong on each event. For instance, a more powerful gymnast will more than likely excel on vault and floor since they involved more endurance, speed, and power. A more graceful gymnast will usually excel more in bars and beam. These events take more skill and focus.  Here is a brief examination on each gymnastics event…. VAULT: Vault consist of a running strip usually 243 yards or so. The running strip is a foam underlay with a carpet overtop. The gymnast starts at...

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Q & A with Cardin Elliot- Foxy's Model and Fabulous Dancer!

Q: What is your favorite candy?  A: My favorite candy is Pixie Sticks!    Q: What is your favorite thing about the beach?  A: My favorite thing about the beach is laying out and playing in the sand!  I am super scared of sharks and jellyfish, so I stay away from the water for the most part!      Q: What is your favorite amusement park ride?   A: I LOVE bungee jumping the most!  My favorite ride is Mystery Mine at Dollywood, but honestly I love them all!  The scarier the better!     Q: How long have you been a dancer and what is your favorite thing about it?  A: I have danced a little over 3 years.  My favorite thing about dance is being...

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