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To my knowledge, the youngest girl in the USA to perform a Double Twisting Yurchenko on an Elite stage was Lexie Priessman in 2009 who had turned 12 the previous January. Shallon first competed the vault at age 10 …
read more – Fresh Face Friday : Shallon Olsen
Find out who inspires Shallon. And see her Floor via that link.
… I don’t recall any girl so young and small who did Shallon’s kind of difficulty. There’s no explanation. She’s unique.
Click PLAY or watch her Vault on YouTube.
She is age eligible for Rio.
Shallon’s coached by Svetlana Lashina & Vladimir Lashin. Vladamir is the most controversial coach in Canada. Very severe.
related – GymCan – Shallon Olsen dazzles en route to junior victory at Elite Canada (Feb. 2012)