Olga Korbut 1972

Really tied up with a project that might keep me busy for much fo the week, but thought you’d enjoy this look at Olga Korbut, 1972 – quite amazing on the uneven bars and floor exercises. She was amazing on every apparatus, but here she is breathtaking and bold. And I think much of what she did on the bars (and the bit on the floor where she jumps and then seems to land on her sternum) are no longer allowed because of their difficulty and danger, but we can still see them thanks to You Tube.

And of course, Nadia –

And an American Girl Montage:

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