Side Somi (Floor Exercise)

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Event
Floor exercise

Skill type
Acrobatic

Known as
Side somi
Side/sideward somersault

About
One of the more upsetting ways of meeting the forward/sideward acrobatic requirement when it was allowed to be fulfilled outside of a tumbling pass. Side somis are bad enough. Don’t besmirch floor with them.

Value
A

Currently performed by
Farah Boufadene (ALG)
Axelle Klinckaert (BEL)

Because gymnastics is a comedy, not a drama

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