Double Turn (Floor Exercise)

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Event
Floor exercise

Skill type
Turn

Known as
Double turn
Double spin

About
One of the silliest standalone composition choices in all of modern-day elite gymnastics, the double turn is still kicking somehow. It is valued at just B, and of all the B skills that could be used in a routine, it is among the riskiest because of the relative likelihood of falling out of it and incurring a significant deduction (or slightly shuffling and incurring a minor deduction) on a nothing element when there are so many other skills to choose from. More often, we’ll see it as the second skill in a turning combination, but even then it seems a single L turn would be safer.

Value
B

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