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July 29th, 2014 — Gymnastics, safety, sport medicine, vault
Gymnastics is a dangerous sport.
Many gymnasts who qualified for Commonwealth Games were too injured to compete. When I heard Sam had been injured, I assumed it was on Vault landing.
We have more major injuries on Vault landing than anywhere else. FIG needs research that landing mat. What does the FIG Sports Medicine Commission do, by the way? We never hear of anything they are working on.
Smith and Thomas helped him on to the podium to collect his Team gold medal.
July 29th, 2014 — ethics, Gymnastics, judging, safety, vault
As I feared, here’s yet another gymnast from a developing nation competing another dangerous Handspring double front.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
What does FIG do with those?
Vault 1 – 13.200
Vault 2 – 14.400
Total Score – 13.800
They reward the gymnast by putting them into the Final.
Women’s Vault qualifiers:
1. Claudia Fragapane, ENG, 14.453
2. Ellie Black, CAN, 14.149
3. Kirsten Beckett, RSA, 14.000
4. Kelly Simm, ENG, 13.966
5. Maegan Chant, CAN, 13.950
6. Georgia Rose Brown, AUS, 13.849
7. Dipa Karmakar, IND, 13.800
8. Emma White, SCO, 13.73
July 29th, 2014 — CrossFit, ethics, physical preparation, safety
The world’s newest “Fittest Woman on Earth” is a 25-year-old chemical engineering student from Richelieu, Que. Camille Leblanc-Bazinet placed first at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games in Carson, Calif., in the women’s individual competition Sunday.
Ms. Leblanc-Bazinet, who is 5-foot-2 and weighs 130 pounds, is a student at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec and started CrossFit training five years ago. The sport involves a combination of weightlifting, gymnastics and high intensity interval training. …
Quebec student Camille Leblanc-Bazinet crowned ‘Fittest Woman on Earth’ at 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games
No surprise. She’s a former gymnast.
Click PLAY or watch a profile on YouTube.
She eats 200gms of protein a day. 5 eggs for breakfast.
related – Outside Online is in a bit of a war with CrossFit – CrossFit, Your Insecurity Is Showing
July 29th, 2014 — Gymnastics, safety, sport medicine, sport science
The Gymnast Care Health Round Table
USA Gymnastics Washington Clinic on July 12, 2014.
… Dr. Bill Sands, Dr. John O’Kane and Dr. Monique Burton.
Listen to the 45min audiocast here. 45min. Audio quality is not great.
July 27th, 2014 — falling & landing, parents, safety, Trampoline
Advise parents not to buy back yard trampolines. They don’t understand the risks.
July 25th, 2014 — Gymnastics, safety, sport medicine, sport science
Dr. Dave Tilley:
… Saturday October 18th I will be putting the “1st Annual Gymnastics and Injury Performance Seminar” at our gym in Beverly, MA. …
Presenters (so far) include my good friends Dr. Joshua Eldridge of Gymnast Care (Sports Chiropractor), Dave Picardy (Expert Weightlifting/Strength and Conditioning Coach), a local Orthopedic Surgeon (specializes in the athletic shoulder), and myself. More may be added …
… $250 for a single spot registration, with discounts offered for group registrations …
Announcing the 1st Annual Gymnastics Injury and Performance Seminar (G.I.P.S. 2014)
July 24th, 2014 — ethics, Gymnastics, judging, safety, vault
Good news. She did not compete the (dangerous) Handspring double front at Pan-American Sports Festival 2014 Finals.
Click PLAY or watch Vault 1 on YouTube.
Click PLAY or watch Vault 2 on YouTube.
July 24th, 2014 — dance, falling & landing, handstands, parkour (free running), safety, skateboard
An entertaining edit.
… England to Italy, stopping in Germany and Switzerland …
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July 23rd, 2014 — beam, Gymnastics, pits, safety, spotting
Coach Deb and her girls wanted to try this balancing challenge on a Tumbl Trak Air Barrel.
That’s dangerous without spot.
So they took it to the pit.
That’s Avant Coeur Gymnastics at IEGA.
July 20th, 2014 — falling & landing, safety
July 18th, 2014 — camps, Gymnastics, safety, spotting
July 12th, 2014 — bars, Gymnastics, horizontal bar, pits, safety
July 11th, 2014 — books & manuals, ethics, Gymnastics, psychology, safety
Has anyone see this book?
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A 500lb gymnast?
Now that’s a story.