Yvette — like so many other gymnasts — injured ACL on competition Beam mats, despite not making a major error on landing.
After recovery, she later injured the other knee. On Beam dismount.
Savona injured both knees similarly. And came back.
Yvette will do the same.
Can FIG competition mats be improved?
The road to success in gymnastics is brutal, very brutal. Thirty hours of training each week, not being able to go on nights out, always on a diet, and barely any holidays. All this for one goal; your own success.
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Couch Gymnast linked to this trailer in an article by Yvette Stanton:
A Second Chance is a new Australian independent film about the world of competitive children’s gymnastics.
It is the story of a rivalry between two talented gymnasts, Maddy and Chelsea. Chelsea is ‘Miss Perfect’ and always wins competitions, while Maddy’s low self-esteem means she thinks she will never be able to win. However, with the help of a new coach, Maddy and her teammates aim to win the final competition. …