Category: BB

“Who do you think is the best beam worker in…

“Who do you think is the best beam worker in terms of both high difficulty AND consistency?”

“Can’t believe that Cristina Grigoras,…

“Can’t believe that Cristina Grigoras, after whom the Grigoras on the beam is named after has an olympic/world medal on every event but beam.”

“I feel like no one talks enough about Huang…

“I feel like no one talks enough about Huang Huidan’s switch ring leap”

“The overall beam level has really decreased…

“The overall beam level has really decreased over the past years. Nowadays you’re basically guaranteed a medal if you stay on the beam during EF”

“–One Mississippi, Two Mississippi&ndash…

“–One Mississippi, Two Mississippi– That’s a long-ass time to just be standing there, doing nothing on beam. If somebody can’t do a skill on beam without taking that long a pause, they probably shouldn’t be doing it. Just for the benefit of their own mental health.”

“Flavia and Rebeca’s switch ring on be…

“Flavia and Rebeca’s switch ring on beam appreciation post”

“Morgan’s new LOSO+LOSO connection loo…

“Morgan’s new LOSO+LOSO connection looks awesome! Very unique.”

“My favorite gymnastics quote – “Beam, t…

“My favorite gymnastics quote – “Beam, the apparatus where dreams die."”

“Just because there’s more competition o…

“Just because there’s more competition on an event doesn’t mean any particular finalist CAN’T get gold. I think Simone “HYST-P” Biles has a better chance than most finalists to win a gold on beam. Just because it’s not a slam dunk like the all-around, vault and floor doesn’t mean it can’t happen.”

“I can understand maybe a gymnast from Slovaki…

“I can understand maybe a gymnast from Slovakia dismounting with a double twist off beam and not get penalized for it in the D score, but why is this becoming a standard dismount for a top program like China lately?”