Double Turn (Balance Beam)

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doubleturnbeam

Event
Balance beam

Skill type
Turn

Known as
Double turn
Double spin

About
A risky skill to attempt on beam, the double turn nonetheless gained popularity toward the middle of the 2010s with the rise in Spinderella beam routines and the success of those electing to squeeze out much of their difficulty score from dance elements. More often than not, it does seem to result in a wobble that negates its difficulty value, but those confident in turning have displayed just how useful it can be.

Value
D

Currently performed by
Ellie Black (CAN)
Marisa Dick (TTO)
Ellie Downie (GBR)
Rune Hermans (BEL)
Larisa Iordache (ROU)
Gabby Jupp (GBR)
Natalia Kapitonova (RUS)
Mao Yi (CHN)
Elisa Meneghini (ITA)
Mai Murakami (JPN)
Maggie Musselman (USA)
Aliya Mustafina (RUS)
Lexy Ramler (USA)
Pauline Schaefer (GER)
Shang Chunsong (CHN)
Elisabeth Seitz (GER)
Asuka Teramoto (JPN)
Lieke Wevers (NED)
Sanne Wevers (NED)

 

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