6.4 start value now.
Full Twist links to reports he’s trying to invent another (Yang 2?) by doing near the same vault from round-off. And saying it turns 1260 degrees.
Kasamatsu plus 2 1/2 twist.
But in reality there’s almost no difference between the two. FIG really has to solve the “problem” of gymnasts saying nearly the same vault comes from two different families.
The 2016 Code did nothing to address this, the most pressing issue in Men’s Vault.
I don’t blame Yang Hak-seon. He’s awesome. Young. And might very well compete Handspring 3 1/2 twist before he’s done.
He’s simply taking advantage of one of the biggest loopholes in the Men’s Code of Points.