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Trimble was the top scorer on vault, uneven bars, and balance beam.
Gymnasts will learn the fundamentals and work on floor, vault, parallel bars and balance beam.
Madison Fearon of Cherokee finished second in the all-around at 34.575 and won the vault and balance beam.
Obstacles on the course include climbing walls, a rope climb, a mud pit, a hay bale hill climb, uneven parallel bars, a balance beam and a 2.5-mile run, with jumps and crawls.
There are still four apparatuses—the vault, the uneven bars, the balance beam, and the floor exercise.
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Definition of balance beam for English Language Learners
: a thick bar of wood raised above the floor that is used in gymnastics for displays of balance
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