Triple Twisting Front Layout – The vault is a front handspring somersault vault with three twists done in a layout position. That adds up to a double layout somersaulting vault with three twists. The FIG rating of the vault for men is currently 7.4. This is currently the highest rated vault in the sport of […]
The triple twisting Yurchenko vault has not yet been performed in International competition (as of April 2012) by a woman. The YouTube channel TheGymSavant has edited two vaults of McKayla Maroney and put them together to show what the vault will look like when it is done. McKayla Maroney Fantasy Triple Twisting Yurchenko
Mustafina – The Mustafina vault, first performed by Russian gymnast, Aliya Mustafina, is a round-off, half-on front handspring entry vault with a front layout with a full twist off. That adds up to a 1&1/2 twisting double layout vault. The Mustafina vault is rated with a start value of 6.1 in the FIG Â Code of […]
As strange as it may seem, free runners have discovered a new vault for gymnastics, that is not currently being done by any gymnast, but is in this video.
Photo animation of McKayla Maroney doing Amanar (2&1/2 twisting Yurchneko) vault.
Vaulting uphill helps gymnasts work on vault blocking skill and technique, potentially reduces landing injuries and saves wear and tear on their bodies.