Ski Jumping without snow

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14-yr-old Kelly Sildaru wins 2nd X Games Gold

… she claimed victory in the women’s ski slopestyle competition on the final day of the event in Aspen in Colorado.

The 14-year-old, who claimed slopestyle gold last year, topped the podium with a formidable score of 92.33 points …

Inside the Games

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(via Adventure Blog)

on Barani confusion

An experienced coach must first FIRST decide whether a young gymnast should do aerial twists to the right or to the left.

A large number of tests will eventually reveal a preference.

Young gymnasts are rarely confused on backward salto twisting. But many suffer Barani confusion when learning forward salto twists. Especially those who related the Barani to a roundoff in the air.

David Morris explains why at the beginning of this tutorial.

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Thanks Andrew.