Recorded by youtube user, grishinagan (Grishina’s mom), Ukraine’s Maria Livchikova’s beam routine from the Stella Zakharova Cup.
- front aerial + front tuck (fall, but it’s actually connected. Sorry, Lauren Mitchell.)
- bhs + arabian (and a very high arabian at that).
- aerial + (a bit scrappy) layout step-out.
- lovely L-turn with leg above horizontal.
She’s your typical Ukrainian headcase, and still rough around the edges, but a complete daredevil.
Even with so much difficulty packed in, she manages some lovely choreography and presentation.
But of course something like this had to happen :
We hope she recovers quickly.
Click here for her floor routine from Europeans.
Love the music. Love the choreo.
She’s a diamond in the deep deep deep Ukrainian rough.