Edwards gets high marks for his post-victory backflip
We asked some of the top gymnastics coaches in the country to critique Carl Edwards' signature backflip. He passed with flying colors, writes David Newton.
"It's awesome to see," Mazeika said of the flip. "It's definitely got a place in the heart of the gymnastics folks."
In the beginning
Nancy Sterling looked out the back window of her house just in time to see her son, 7 or 8 at the time, come down hard on the frame of the trampoline.
If he stays like he is, he probably could do it off doors for another 20 years. As long as he doesn't fatten up and get a big belly, he'll be fine.
-- D-D Breaux
Geoff Smith began seeing dollar signs after the 2005 Atlanta weekend. The president of Roush Fenway Racing could only imagine ways he could market the backflip with slogans such as "Win one for the Flipper."
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