Sign up FAST! Login

Surya Bonaly ice skating backflip gif

Stashed in: gifs, Olympics!, Ice!, Olympics

To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:

You'd see a lot more like this but backflips haven't been allowed in competition since 1976. 

This was Surya Bonaly in 1998.

She did this as an FU to judges. They banned backflips because you had to land all jumps on one foot.

They constantly marked her down for no reason.

More info on why this moment was so badass:

You May Also Like: