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Author Meyers, Dvora, author.

Title The end of the perfect 10 : the making and breaking of gymnastics' top score --from Nadia to now / by Dvora Meyers.

Publication Info. New York : Touchstone, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.44 MEY    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    796.44 MEY    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    796.44 MEY    Available
Edition First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Description xvi, 319 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-309) and index.
Contents Part I: New ways to score -- 1. Sinew and spandex: the first--and last-perfect 10 -- 2. I don't care about your art: how gymnastic became less artistic and more athletic after Nadia -- 3. Peak 10: how gymnastics' most popular score reached its breaking point -- 4. Blame it on the men: the 2004 Olympics and the end of the 10 -- 5. New code, new gymnast: the rise of Simone Biles -- Part II: New ways to train -- 6. the guinea pig generation: the 2000 Olympic team and the blueprint for American gymnastics success -- 7. Camp Karolyi: inside the National Team training camp system -- 8. A tale of two gyms: the new wave of American coaches -- 9. the winners and losers of the new system -- 10. The perfect 10: the college years -- Conclusion: The 10 is not a time machine.
Summary 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.
Added Title End of the perfect ten
ISBN 9781501101366 (Hardcover : alk. paper)
1501101366 (Hardcover : alk. paper)

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