Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics skills are showcased in these photographs.
By Amy Van Deusen, About.com Guide
|Deng Linlin (China) competes a back handspring on beam||Kohei Uchimura (Japan) does an incredibly high Kovacs||Yvonne Tousek (Canada) on beam||Fabian Leimlehner (Austria) on parallel bars|
|Bridget Sloan (USA) doing a layout on beam||Shantessa Pama (USA) doing a jam on the uneven bars||Liu Xuan (China) performs a sky-high Shushunova on floor at the Sydney Olympics||Acrobatic gymnasts at the 2008 Olympic Gymnastics Gala|
|Emma Jay (USA) does her ball routine at the 2005 US Nationals||Monette Russo (Australia) does a Rulfova (full-twisting swing down) on beam||David Eaton (Great Britain) does a high-flying release move on the high bar||Nastia Liukin (USA) does an Ono pirouette on one arm on uneven bars|