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Competition landings are where many of our most serious injuries occur. Especially on Vault.
Typical dynamic – a gymnast who almost never lands on hard surfaces in training is highly motivated to minimize deductions in competition.
FIG should reward “safest” landings with the highest scores.
FIG should improve the competition Vault landing mats with something more like what is used on Double minitramp.