Tag Archives: Uneven Bar Skill

Definition: Okino

Okino: An uneven bar dismount named after Betty Okino, who first performed the skill in international competition. It consists of a free hip underswing with ½ twist to layout back salto. The skill has been rated by the FIG as a D level skill and the FIG number is 8.402. Okino: A balance beam skill […]

Definition: McNamara

McNamara: An uneven bar mount named after U.S. gymnast Julianne McNamara. She first performed the skill internationally in 1981. The mount is performed with a jump to hang on the high bar into a free hip circle to handstand with 1/2 turn in the handstand. The skill has been rated by the FIG as a […]

Definition: Maloney

Maloney: An uneven bar skill named after U.S. gymnast Kristen Maloney. She first performed it in international competition in the 1997 World Championships. It consists of a pike sole circle backward to handstand with a 360° turn after the handstand phase to mixed-L or L grip. The skill has been rated by the FIG as […]

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