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Thomas Flairs: A pommel horse skill named after Kurt Thomas. It is a circling skill with alternating straddled lifted legs rated as a B level difficulty skill. Kurt Thomas at the 1979 World Championships His pommel horse routine starts at … Continue reading
Scissors: A combination requirement in a competitive routine on the pommel horse, which combines single leg, cuts and undercuts. It begins in a stride support and ends up in the opposite stride support. Scissors: A movement of the legs in … Continue reading
Roth: A pommel horse skill named after U.S. gymnast Bill Roth. The skill is performed from a cross support, rearways, reverse Stockli, wendeswing forward to reverse Stockli to cross support forward on other end, without touching pommels. The skill has … Continue reading
Pommel Horse: A men’s gymnastics event performed on an apparatus 115 centimeters high, 35 centimeters wide, and 160 centimeters long, with two pommels on the top, adjusted between 40 and 45 centimeters apart. A pommel horse routine consists of a … Continue reading
Pig: A gymnastics slang term for the pommel horse, not necessarily an affectionate term.
Leg Circle: A basic and standard pommel-horse move where a gymnast keeps the legs together and swings them in a full circle around the horse, with each hand alternately lifted in turn from the pommel to let the legs pass. … Continue reading