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[WATCH] Simone Biles first woman to land Yurchenko double pike in competition

24 May 2021 10:24 AM
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Simone Biles
Yurchenko double pike

The Yurchenko double pike has a very high difficulty level and is historically only done by male gymnasts.

The American artistic gymnast has a combined total of 30 Olympic and World Championship medals.

What is so special about this feat you may ask?

The Yurchenko double pike has a very high difficulty level and is historically only done by male gymnasts.

What is the Yurchenko double-pike?

'The gymnast does a round-off onto the springboard, back handspring onto the vaulting table, and then flips into the air,' explains NBC Sport.

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24 May 2021 10:24 AM
Tags:
Gymnastics
Simone Biles
Yurchenko double pike

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