Portal:Gymnastics/Selected article

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Usage[edit]

The "Selected Article" box on the Portal page is randomly generated with the Random Portal Component template. To add an article to be randomly selected, you must:

  1. Find the next available subpage number from the list of articles below
  2. Make a new subpage of this page with that number (Portal:Gymnastics/Selected article/<# here>)
  3. Write a summary of the article using the layout design at Portal:Gymnastics/Selected article/Layout
  4. Link to the new subpage at the bottom of the list below, like the other subpages
  5. Update the "max=" attribute on the {{Random portal component}} in the "Selected Article" box on the main page to the number of the subpage you created

Selected articles list[edit]

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Female synchronized trampoline performance

Trampolining is a competitive sport in which gymnasts perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline. These can include simple jumps in the pike, tuck or straddle position to more complex combinations of forward or backward somersaults and twists.

There are two related competitive rebound sports, synchronized trampoline and double mini-trampoline.

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Elizabeth Paisieva performing with a ribbon

Rhythmic gymnastics is a sport in which single competitors or pairs, trios or even more (generally five) manipulate one or two apparatuses: rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon. Rhythmic Gymnastics is a sport that combines elements of ballet, gymnastics, theatrical dance, and apparatus manipulation. The victor is the participant who earns the most points, as awarded by a panel of judges, for leaps, balances, pivots, flexibility, apparatus handling, and artistic effect.

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Artistic Gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics. Competitive gymnasts perform short routines (ranging from approximately 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus, with less time for vaulting (see lists below). Artistic gymnastics has become a popular spectator sports at the Summer Olympic Games, and in numerous other competitive environments. The related discipline of general gymnastics is geared more towards participation for fun and fitness, rather than competition, and attracts a respectable number of participants including retired gymnasts.

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Acrobatic gymnastics is a competitive sport involving gymnastics and acrobatics that is choreographed and rated by judges. There are five types of events (women's and men's pairs, women's and men's group, involving three and four partners respectively, and mixed pairs). The sport combines dance, tumbling and partnering skills that involves dynamic (aerial) and balance (posed) movements.

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The definition of Sport Aerobics, officially called Aerobic Gymnastics, is the ability to perform continuously complex and high intensity movement patterns to music- which originate from traditional aerobics - with a high degree of perfectly executed elements of difficulty. The routine must demonstrate creativity with the perfect integration of all movement, music and expression. It combines the elements of aerobics, sports acrobatics, rhythmic gymnastics along with music, dance and choreography. Here is a good movie introducing sport aerobics.