Olympic and World Champion Chunlong Lu opens his voluntary routine with a full-in, half-out triffis pike. He does it beautifully, too. The big question is: Is he the first to perform it in international competition? In 1980, American Stuart Ransom started his final routine with a front, full-within, half-out pike/puck in the World Trampoline Championships in Brig, Switzerland. Does that count?
If anyone has any video from the 1980 World Trampoline Championships or any other video of athletes performing this skill, please share.
Thank you, AcrobaticSports.com, for the great photo of Chunlong Lu.