The SOUND of her hitting the horse is so LOUD.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
Speaking of great vaulters … Mihai today at Congress said that he never consciously taught Alicia her “flyspring” style handspring. In fact, at the 2005 Worlds there was discussion amongst judges as to whether or not she should be deducted for piking on.
Vaulters like Maroney and Sacramone are unique. Don’t assume your gymnast can duplicate their technique.