Japanese Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics

… men’s rhythmic gymnastics is a fantastic event involving all kinds of dynamic and acrobatic stunts performed by teams whose minutely synchronized routines often move spectators to tears.

And there have been lots of joyous tears shed up in Tohoku at Aomori University on account of its men’s rhythmic gymnastics team, which has won the intercollegiate championship for 11 years in a row. For four consecutive years now, it has also won the All-Japan National Championship …

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That’s U.S.-based choreographer Daniel Ezralow — who’s doing the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Yep. Japanese Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics is kind of a big deal in Japan.

(via Couch Gymnast)

2 comments ↓

#1 Veronika on 09.01.13 at 7:30 pm

In my opinion it should not be called rhythmic gymnastics.

#2 Iana on 12.04.13 at 11:58 am

I agree this cannot be called rhythmic gymnastics but rather synchronized man gymnastics?!

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