Split Leap (Balance Beam)

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splitleapbeam

Event
Balance beam

Skill type
Dance

Known as
Split leap

About
The more elegant cousin of the wretched, bridge-dwelling split jump, the split leap is the exact same thing except, you know, a leap instead of a jump. It’s lack of stationary status makes it a bit more challenging overall and particularly renders it much more difficult to use as the second element in a combination, as the split jump is used by many gymnasts. It does, however, pop up fairly regularly in Dutch/Russian style mixed traveling series that also include turns and acro.

Value
B (2017-)
A (-2016)

Currently performed by
Marine Boyer (FRA)
Marine Brevet (FRA)
Georgia-Rose Brown (AUS)
Ana Derek (CRO)
Marisa Dick (TTO)
Daria Elizarova (RUS)
Fan Yilin (CHN)
Carlotta Ferlito (ITA)
Vanessa Ferrari (ITA)
Loan His (FRA)
Angelina Kysla (UKR)
Emma Larsson (SWE)
Oreane Lechenault (FRA)
Liu Tingting (CHN)
Jessica Lopez (VEN)
Phan Thi Ha Thanh (VIE)
Eythora Thorsdottir (NED)
Celine Van Gerner (NED)
Louise Vanhille (FRA)
Sanne Wevers (NED)
Tutya Yilmaz (TUR)

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