Balance Beam: Everything You Need to Know

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Female gymnast performing on balance beam, close-up, low section.

The balance beam, often simply referred to as the beam, is a women’s gymnastics event that poses significant challenges for competitors. As the third of four events in Olympic gymnastics, the balance beam requires precision, strength, and grace. The Anatomy of a Balance Beam A traditional competition beam stands approximately 4 feet off the ground, measures 4 inches wide, and … Read More