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Double Pike (Uneven Bars)


Uneven Bars

Skill type

Known as
Double pike
Piked double back

The double pike had only the smallest footprint in elite gymnastics in recent years because of its C value and the composition requirement punishment for doing a dismount less than D. We still saw it, but only from those who were like, “Hold up, this isn’t going to be a good score, just so you all know” about bars.

That’s still sort of the case, but most gymnasts are going to be fine counting a couple C elements in their routines now, so dismounting with one isn’t really a composition problem post-2016. C dismounts are certainly on the rise.


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