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Nia Dennis Doing A Switch Full on Beam

Nia Dennis is the owner of the most amazing standing arabian on beam.

 She's also the owner of a glorious leap. What is it?

In this GIF, Nia is doing a switch leap with a full turn on beam. Much like her standing arabian, she knows where her feet are and is able to land beautifully.

via icannotcountthosetwists

This skill is not currently in the code of points. A switch half is a "D" skill with a a 0.40 value. Would the additional half turn warrant a higher rating? The next highest rating would be an "E" skill, giving it a 0.50 value.

Nia is only a junior, so she'd be able to have the skill named for her when she turns senior next year if she makes the World Championship team or the Olympic team in 2016.


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