World Games Acrobatic Gymnastics – July 24-26

With no World Championships in 2017, The World Games is the event of the year for Acrobatic gymnasts, who compete in five different categories (Men’s Pairs, Women’s Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Women’s Groups and Men’s Groups).

Russia, winners of five of the six gold medals at the 2016 World Championships, is bringing its biggest stars to Wroclaw ….

China, whose spectacular Men’s Groups have taken home the past two World titles, will try to extend its winning streak as well. …

Want to follow Gymnastics at The World Games 2017? Check out the FIG event minisite

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FIGymnastics 2.0 app

The app, available free for download from the iTunes and Google Play stores, has been enhanced to include sections on non-Olympic disciplines Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics, Synchronised Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-trampoline, as well as Gymnastics for All, the inclusive discipline that is the foundation of the sport.

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Zurcaroh Acrobatic Group – THE REFUGE

The Austrian Zurcaroh Acrobatic Group was founded in 2009 by Brazilian Peterson da Cruz Hora.

Dance and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Click PLAY or watch an impressive performance on YouTube.

If you like that, watch a performances from the FIG Gala Helsinki – World Gymnaestrada 2015.

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(via Humberto Martinez)

FIG’s first Parkour competition

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It sounds like Parkour founder David Belle is on board with the the new FIG discipline.

But the British Parkour body accuses FIG of encroachment.

Personally I’ve got no problem with more obstacle course competitions. They are cool.

But I’m worried our other disciplines will feel neglected: Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics, Power Tumbling, Double-mini, etc.