Stalder Forward 1/2

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stalderfwd12

Event
Uneven Bars

Skill type
Pirouette/Circle

Known as
Stalder forward 1/2
Forward Stalder 1/2
Endo 1/2

Named after
Yukio Endo (JPN) (Man)

About
A fairly rare skill that exists solely to fulfill the different-grip requirement (since there are many easier C elements to perform if the goal is just to count a C skill), the Stalder forward 1/2 still has a couple adherents in spite of its difficulty rendering it an seemingly inconvenient way to meet the requirement, though one that is better integrated into the meat of routines than the more popular tacked-on forward giant. All gymnasts currently performing the forward stalder 1/2 are American, for whatever reason.

Value
C

Currently performed by
Kylie Dickson (BLR)
Laurie Hernandez (USA)
Lauren Navarro (USA)
Lexy Ramler (USA)

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