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I Was a Gymnast For Over a Decade - Here's How Striving For a Perfect 10 Taught Me to Embrace Imperfection

Gymnastics is all about striving for perfection. I loved and still love it, but it's kind of like riding a merry-go-round in the hopes that you'll actually get somewhere: the task at hand is near impossible because the sport is a) subjective and b) set on tearing you down when you perform. With judges searching for the smallest of deductions - a flexed foot, the slightest wobble, a tiny toe shuffle on a landing you swear you stuck - it's hard to look at yourself as anything but imperfect. It...

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Published By: popsugar - Friday, 15 March