Skip to main content

Sophie Scheder Training A New Beam Combo At Cottbus

Germany's Sophie Scheder was seen during podium training for the Cottbus Cup training a beautiful and unique new beam connection.


In this video from Gymnastike, Sophie is seen training her beam routine. She is just delightful to watch on the beam. She's got beautiful form and wonderful extension. At the :55 mark, Sophie is seen doing a side somi to an immediate split leap, from a side position. It's a D+A dance/acro connection which is worth .1 in bonus value. After that connection, she does a dance series all sideways. It's nice to see gymnasts making good use of the apparatus.

Watch more videos on Gymnastike


Popular posts from this blog

Maddie Desch Retires From Elite

Yesterday, US gymnast Maddie Desch announced her retirement from elite gymnastics via her Instagram account.

Maddie, who trains at Great American Gymnastics Express, aka "GAGE" explained she came to the decision to retire due to a nagging injury that prevented her from training at the elite level.

Aliya Mustafina Is Pregnant

After two Olympics, and basically supporting the Russian gymnastics team on her back, Aliya Mustafina is going to be a mother.

A Unique Beam Mount from Olivia Cimpian

Olivia Cimpian of Romania showed off a unique beam mount series at Elite Massalia in France.

Romania is historically a team that is proficient on beam and Olivia, a junior is no exception.