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Revision as of 23:00, 28 June 2009

The standing double gainer is currently one of the most respected moves in the free running community, with only a handful of people having attempted them outside and even fewer having been landed.

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History

This section notes all recorded double gainer attempts outdoors to date[1].

Jonah Mayfield

In 2007 Jonah Mayfield attempted a double gainer onto sand from a relatively low height, unsuccessfully landing in a faceplant[2]. This is presumed to be the first double gainer attempt outdoors.

Joe Scandrett

At the annual 3RUN Family Jam on August 9th, 2008, Joe Scandrett attempted a double gainer at Festival Pier in London, but he under-rotated and landed on his front[3]. It was later claimed that he was forced into it and didn't want to attempt the move[4].

Brett Curry

Later in August 2008, Brett Curry cleanly landed a double gainer at Festival Pier[5].

Russian Guy

A Russian guy did it onto grass (link please).

Will Sutton

In April 2009 during a Liverpool jam, after several attempts onto a crashmat, Will Sutton landed two double gainers onto grass[6]

Notes

  1. This excludes any attempts onto crashmats. List last updated 28/06/2009
  2. "Standing Double Gainer Attempt". Youtube.
  3. "3RUN Family Jam 08". Youtube.
  4. "Re: Let's be realistic". 3RUN Forums.
  5. "London Stuff - Scrapbook" (2:00). Youtube.
  6. "Apex Media - A Day in Liverpool". Youtube.