21 Reasons Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics Is Cooler Than You Think

People love to make fun of rhythmic gymnastics. Those people are stupid.

1. Sometimes they blow your mind with hula hoops!

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2. No, really.

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3. It’s crazy.

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4. *brain explodes*

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5. Sometimes they launch the hula hoop with their foot, which seems damn near impossible.

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6. How does she do this?!

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7. Sometimes it seems like the hula hoop is a part of their bodies…

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8. Like here for instance.

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9. Sure, sometimes they drop the hoop, but that’s pretty funny.

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10. But most of the time they just do awesome stuff with it.

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11. And for reference, this=awesome stuff.

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12. Sometimes they blow your mind with a ball!

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13. Like here.

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14. Sometimes they just do impressive gymnastics moves and the ball seems unnecessary.

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15. I mean the ball helps some here…

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16. But, does it add anything here? No. It’s still awesome though.

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17. Sometimes they stand up on their toes in ways that seem so painful you’ll hurt just watching them.

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18. Sometimes they dribble the ball, which looks pretty goofy.

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19. Sometimes gymnasts end their sets in really awesome ways.

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20. Sometimes those ways are badass.

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21. And most importantly, sometimes a coach won’t know how to make a heart with her hands.

Either that or she just loves Jay-Z.

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