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The end of the perfect ten : the making and breaking of gymnastics' top score --from Nadia to now / Dvora Meyers.

Meyers, Dvora. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501101366
  • ISBN: 1501101366
  • Physical Description: xvi, 319 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-309) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
New ways to score. Sinew and Spandex : the first-- and last-- perfect 10s ; I don't care about your art : how gymnastics became less artistic and more athletic after Nadia ; Peak 10 : how gymnastics' most popular score reached its breaking point ; Blame it on the men : the 2004 Olympics and the end of the 10 ; New code, new gymnast : the rise of Simone Biles -- New ways to train. The guinea Pig Generation : the 2000 Olympic team and the blueprint of American gymnastics success ; Camp Karolyi : inside the national team training camp system ; A tale of two gyms : the new wave of American coaches ; The winners and losers of the new system ; The perfect 10 : the college years -- The 10 is not a time machine.
Summary, etc.:
In The end of the perfect 10, Dvora Meyers provides an account of the controversial world of gymnastics, the recent changes to the scoring system, and what these changes mean for the future of American gymnastics.
Subject: Gymnastics > History.
Gymnasts > Rating of.

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