The Balance Beam Situation

Because gymnastics is a comedy, not a drama

Double Layout 2/1 (Moors)

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Event
Floor exercise

Skill type
Acrobatic

Known as
Moors
Layout double double
Double-twisting double layout/straight

Named after
Victoria Moors (CAN)

About
The Moors enjoyed a solid 6-year reign as the most difficult skill in gymnastics with its I-rating—awarded at the 2013 world championships—until Simone Biles passed it with her triple-twisting double tuck, which was given a J.

The difficulty of maintaining a layout shape through a double double should preclude nearly every gymnast from performing it, but that hasn’t stopped a number of non-Simones from trying it over the last few years. It usually goes…eh.

Value
I

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