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McKayla Maroney Training A Yurchenko Double Back

McKayla Maroney has been in the news for reasons not related to her gymnastics. Instead of talking about what she does in her private life, it's time to talk about her gymnastics, specifically, her vault.



This GIF is from the 2012 Olympic Trials, podium training. McKayla is training on the vault and it appears she is training a yurchenko double back. I can't be 100% sure, but from the angle she's approaching the vault, it is very likely. She get's incredible height off of the table, making this shit really look easy. McKayla has so much power, it looks like she could go even higher.

via jordynsleftbrow

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