MOST talked about routine in Glasgow – Celine!

We’ll be discussing the CAT WOMAN routine for many years to come!


Celine VAN GERNER (NED) first teased on social media.

 

She then astonished the audience during the Floor final march-in.

Click PLAY or watch her routine on YouTube.

Celine finished 4th 4.600 + 8.700 = 13.300. Only two tumbling lines. The medalists had D-scores of 5.5, 5.5 and 5.3.

Has anyone else had an 8.700 E-score on Floor this quad? Judges loved it!

I loved it too. It worked for this meet. … But FIG WTC should define clearly just how much theatrics is allowed / encouraged.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

6 thoughts on “MOST talked about routine in Glasgow – Celine!”

  1. Wait, so people complain about artistic gymnastics becoming too robotic/all about the tumbling and the loss of artistry….someone does something unique and artistic and now you/they want to throw some rules in to limit that expression???? Gymnasts seriously can’t win!

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  2. I loved it!! Speaking of the Celine, did you see her bars routine from the team final? So much perfection with all the amazing handstands.

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    1. And yet rhythmic is still considered a sport, as is synchronized swimming. Also, the same could be said for the diamontes, sparkles, crystals and glitter on leotards – do they threaten gymnastics status as a sport? .While we’re at it leotards themselves aren’t exactly ‘Sporty’, they’re more ‘dancey’. Maybe everyone should compete in long tights and tank tops, or shorts and T-shirts – closer to what track and field athletes wear maybe. And where do tattoos fit into this discussion? What about years ago when the Chinese team seemed to wear a thousand hair clips , should that be limited too???

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      1. You only proved my point. The same criticism is thrown at rhythmic, synchro, and figure skating by those that question their place as sport. When non-movement related theatrical devices are intended to influence an outcome you have crossed a line. There are existing regulations for attire, jewelry, tape, and other items on the body.

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    2. WTF? You can have a discussion about whether golf is a sport or not, but not real sports like gymnastics, what has makeup got to do with it anyway.

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