U.S. Gymnastics Embraces Athleticism Over Perfection
Posted on : 08-15-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
The Huffington Post just posted an article about the U.S. gymnastics team headed to the Olympics in Rio later this month. In light of recent rule changes for the scoring of gymnastics routines, it has become nearly impossible to earn a perfect score of 10 for execution. The last time a gymnast was awarded a score of 10 was in 1976. Because it has now become accepted that a perfect score of 10 is practically unattainable, gymnasts are attempting much more difficult routines. This has helped to propel the sport…
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