Eddie Penev is an American Team member who was born in Bulgaria. He could compete for either nation. GymCastic caught up with him after his 2 Gold medals (FX and Vault) at the last World Cup.
• Eddie suggests that FIG better standardize Floors and Spring Boards. There are too many differences between the “approved” equipment manufacturers
• of the Floor’s Eddie has competed on, he like the Japanese (Senoh) Floor best.
Listen to GymCastic episode 98: Eddie Penev the Bulgarian-American Bullet
Eddie’s Floor is great. (VIDEO)
But he’s working upgrades. He’d like to replace double double layout with this triple double.
An easier way to make the USA A-team would be a consistent 14.500 Pommel routine.