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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEMeoeriz78 This video was produced by ESPN in the series Sports Science on the topic of gymnastics. it discusses how gymnastics just may be the toughest sport out there and why.

http://www.thecouchgymnast.com/?p=4468 This article discusses the idea of a Junior World Championships that would give younger gymnasts the experience they need before trying to make the Olympic team.

http://www.china.org.cn/english/sports/234656.htm This article discusses Bruno Grandi’s views on the age limit.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/olympics/2008/writers/em_swift/08/20/underage.opinion/ This article talks about the age falsification problems that have been happening in China over the past decade.

http://www.thecouchgymnast.com/?p=4433 Great analysis of the current code of points that compares artistry and difficulty.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_requirements_in_gymnastics Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about the age limit. It also goes into the history of the age limit and what it was like before the age limit was enforced.

http://www.american-gymnast.com/agtc/index.php/2011/09/18/the-numbers-might-surprise-you-the-real-usa-dream-team/ This is a great article that goes into detail about what would happen today if there wasn’t an age limit and juniors could compete alongside the senior gymnasts in the US.

http://judith-faucette.suite101.com/the-new-womens-gymnastics-scoring-system-a62773 This basically explains the whole “open-ended” scoring system back to front.

A lot of the information procured on this site came from former knowledge or through reading tweets, blogs, etc. in passing.

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