1.The great Simone Biles
2.The first gymnast to qualify for eight Olympic Games
3.The first men’s World team title in Artistic Gymnastics for the Russian Federation
4.The first man to win four World Trampoline titles
5.The first World title for a Filipino gymnast
6.The first World medal for a Turkish gymnast
7.The first World title for a Japanese woman in Individual Trampoline
8.The first World gold for Japan in Rhythmic Group Gymnastics
9.The first British World champion on Parallel Bars
10.The first Brazilian World champion on Horizontal Bar
11.The first World All-Around medal by a Ukrainian man
12.The first World medal for Ireland
13.The first Italian World Team medal…since 1950
14.The first double World champion from Belgium
15. The first team from Chinese Taipei to qualify to the Olympics in Artistic Gymnastics
16. The first Italian to win the FIG World Challenge Cup series overall title in Rhythmic Gymnastics
17. The first Junior World Championships
18. First-timers at the World Gymnaestrada
19. A bevy of firsts for Parkour
Though super cautious introducing this dangerous skill, I did have a child slip and fall yesterday jumping low bar to high during Parkour class.
Happily the matting was excellent. She landed safely. Jumped up and repeated the skill.
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I was recently using an Air Floor Pro in Bermuda for Parkour.
Then Tumbl Trak posted this training tip. 😊
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FIG wanted to promote their newest discipline. They did so at Stuttgart’s Palace Square as one part of a terrific promotion of the Artistic competition.
The public was able to try some of the obstacle course challenges.
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Hiroshima, Japan, 3-5 April 2020
“It’s a great honour for us to be able to welcome the first Parkour World Championships to Hiroshima,” said Norifumi Yamamoto, general secretary of the Japan Gymnastics Association.
“Around 100 days before the Olympic Games in Tokyo, this will be an additional opportunity for the promotion of peace through sport – and in a city which is the symbol of it. …”
“6 weeks turnaround from design concept to install”
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