Gymnastics; it is all about defying gravity

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If there is an Olympic sport that has people wondering it has to be gymnastics. People flip flopping in midair is no minor thing. There is a lot that goes into this game and the first thing is to understand Newton’s laws.

To successfully achieve moves in gymnastics, a gymnasts uses all of Newton's Laws. In this example, we look at the vault. This moves beings by the gymnast running and jumping off a spring board. The gymnast must use a good amount of force to propel themselves off the spring board and into the air. But how do they create this force? Full Post