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Many people associate gymnastics with flexibility. Girls are generally more flexible than boys so they think that boys can't do gymnastics. Actually gymnastics is more about your strength and ability to endure.

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I love gymnastics and has been my absolute favorite sport since I was 2 years old. All my friends always say, "you have to play a sport!" I always say, "I do, gymnastics. It's is in the Olympics, so it is a sport!"

Many people in the world think that gymnastics is not a sport and all the people that do gymnastics are the ones that really know that gymnastics IS a sport.

Also, gymnastics is on the chart of the top 10, most hardest SPORTS!

Gymnastics is a sport.

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Gymnastics is very fun. But sometimes it is hard when you have to do back flips and free cartwheels.

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Because they may know how perform it better than you. They might have more experience or be more flexible.

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