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80’s Retro Video ~ Wonderful Baton Twirling

August 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Giving Back, Videos: Baton Soloists

We’ve come across some wonderful videos taken at the 1983 USTA Baton Twirling National Championships. This performance by Nancy Mitchell is a real favorite!

She does some skillful rolls starting at 0:28, particularly the front neck rolls at 0:41.

Competitive baton twirling has certainly continued to evolve over the years. I just love the perspective of taking a look at older performances. We are fortunate in baton twirling, to have had such a strong tradition of excellence and talented athletes over the decades!

Appreciation to GTTwirler for sharing their YouTube video!

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2 Comments so far ↓

  • Jayme Stelker

    This is AWESOME! Where was this? I am trying to remember the comptetions I went to in the 80’s… Does anyone have clips from 84 or 85?

  • admin


    I agree…AWESOME!

    GTTwirler has posted a number of videos from the 1983 USTA Nationals on YouTube.

    Also on YouTube, Sascha has posted videos from 1983-1987 from various world championships.

    Cindy Hamilton
    Twirl Planet

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