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How Much Olympic Gymnastics Has Changed Since The 1950s Will Blow You Away

When it comes to technology and skill, us humans sure have come a long way.

If you’ve become a fan of gymnastics thanks to the recent Olympics (or you’re just a lover of the sport) you’ll appreciate how amazingly superhuman those routines are.


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In the past though, it wasn’t always that way.

What used to be a gold-deserving trick in the 1950’s wouldn’t even get you qualified for the Olympics in 2016.


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Still, part of being any good athlete is to learn from the past generations who’ve helped pave the way for you.

Watch this striking video to see just how much women’s gymnastics has evolved over the years.

Gymnastics isn’t what it used to be… and that’s a good thing.

Posted by MTV News on Thursday, August 11, 2016