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Old 08-11-2016, 01:29 PM
Bryan Ekers Bryan Ekers is offline
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Well, if you jump like a figure skater with your arms and legs held far out and then pull your limbs in quickly to convert angular momentum to rotational, I guess the extra "hang time" might allow for a septuple+ axel.

Probably the bigger problem is how to maintain athletic conditioning in a low-gee environment. Even if you start out as an Olympian, the longer you stay on the moon, the "softer" you'll get. Would it be possible to stay in Olympic shape even with extended hours of daily resistance training? The cooler impossible-on-Earth gymnastic moves might only be doable for a few months.