Former gymnasts will tell you that they hate the balance beam, that notoriously difficult and finicky piece of equipment that one needs to become familiar with. Danusia Francis however loves the beam. She owns it. In fact, she’s ranked third in the nation. She makes it look almost effortless and that’s an impressive feat on its own.

At a UCLA competition, it was her turn to wow the crowd and boy did she deliver! This beam is only a few inches wide, and Francis is balancing, flipping and spinning all along it like it’s the biggest dance floor in Texas or something. No wonder the crowd was chanting for her to get a perfect ten on this routine…

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