Vera van Pol was with 50.233 the weakest gymnast today. She started with a nice Van Leeuwen on bars, but then fell with her Jeager to Pak combination and also sat down her dismount which now is a hop 1/1 to double twist. On beam it looks like she missed her back handspring 1/1 – back handspring 1/1 to sit combination when she fell after the first skill. On floor she stepped outside the line after a high double twist tucked and also landed her last series not really well. Besides those two mistakes she really showed nice leaps. She has good 180 degrees on all of them, where normally powergymnasts like her lacks those flexibility. She ended her competition with a nice layout tsukahara 1/1. I really hope she has a better competition next Thursday, because she has the D-scores, but misses some clean execution and consistency.
The full results of the competition can be found HERE (page 5)
Article by: Eef van Leeuwen
Photo Cover: Nadia Boyce