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I was once shown a video of a male gymnast's routine on rings. He began from a still hang and pulled, slowly, with straight arms, into an iron cross and after maybe a brief pause continued the pull into a support. It appeared so slow, smooth, and controlled that the audience audibly gasped. My question has two parts: 1) how would you describe this maneuver concisely and 2) does anyone know the name of the gymnast and the video in question?

Further recollections: it was a gymnastics championship, not the olympics. I think it was at a national or maybe world level. It may have been Yuri van Gelder, but I'm not sure.

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