Sweet Skill I: Full-twisting Shapashnikova
Posted December 19, 2008on:
This is very cool, and has inspired a new series: Sweet Skills, skills that are not (yet) in the Code of Points!
This is the kind of innovation we are really looking for in this sport. It’s not even a brand new skill, just a twist (ahem) on an old one. But it is cool, and different, and extremely well-performed.
I would much rather see a routine with a lower A-score and some innovative skills than a routine with a high A-score full of Stalder-pirouette combos. Yawn.
It is … a full twisting Shapashnikova.
Word has it that this is a Desert Devil, but no ID yet: