Wednesday, January 9

Ta-da!

Well, I finally did it. A back handspring. By myself!

I did it on a mat that is built into the floor at my gymnastics class; it's basically like a mattress.

I can do it on the spring floor, but since I still fear the whole breaking my neck thing, I still have a spotter until I feel there is no way I will fall on my head. That could take a while.

6 comments:

lorenzstudio said...

Oh, I'm sooo jealous. I was in gymnastics in 2nd grade for about 1 day. After that, I went home, tried to do a back handspring by myself in our living room and ended up with a broken arm. Aaah, yes, I remember it like it was yesterday!

patti said...

Congratulations! I know you've been working on doing it a long time....something new to flip over, LOL! Seriously, you should be proud of yourself, you work so hard at it and got it accomplished! Doing the Happy Dance for ya, Kiddo!

Anonymous said...

That's great!! I really enjoyed watching Dale do them...

Ginger said...

That is terrible about the broken arm! Exactly the kind of story that will keep me on the safe cushy mat, hehe.

Thanks Patti! I wish I'd be good enough to do it on the lawn at our next clam bake, but I'll aim not to ruin the party with a trip to the emergency room.

A - I bet Dale wasn't chicken at all! I bet he's been to the hospital more than me, too, LOL.

Anonymous said...

Yes he has ...The last Broken arm took him out of gymnastics forever.3 all together.He still does backflips to show off from time to time.

Yankee Girl 1881 said...

Very Cool! Congrats! See anything is possible. Oh, how's that book coming along?? lol!