Straight Jump 1.5 (Balance Beam)

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Event
Balance beam

Skill type
Dance

Known as
Straight jump 1.5
Stretched jump 1.5

Named after
Straight people?

About
An extremely rare skill performed on beam, the straight jump is not favored in modern gymnastics, presumably because the very idea of a straight jump is sort of “that’s a thing we do? In gymnastics?” But still, D element. If you can get it around. Which you can’t.

Value
D

Currently performed by
Kim Bui (GER)

 

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