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Acrobatic gymnasts hit the mats in Louisville

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Nearly 1,000 acrobatic gymnasts are in town for the 2013 US Acrobatic Gymnastic Championships at the Kentucky International Convention Center. Nearly 1,000 acrobatic gymnasts are in town for the 2013 US Acrobatic Gymnastic Championships at the Kentucky International Convention Center.
Organizers said the sport combines the beauty of dance with the strength and agility of acrobatics. Organizers said the sport combines the beauty of dance with the strength and agility of acrobatics.
Routines are choreographed to music and consist of dance, tumbling and partner skills. Routines are choreographed to music and consist of dance, tumbling and partner skills.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville hosted some very daring athletes this weekend.

Nearly 1,000 acrobatic gymnasts are in town for the 2013 US Acrobatic Gymnastic Championships at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

Organizers said the sport combines the beauty of dance with the strength and agility of acrobatics. Routines are choreographed to music and consist of dance, tumbling and partner skills.

The competition got under way Saturday night and will run until Wednesday afternoon. Single tickets are $19 for adults and $13 for kids.

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