In this precious
routine both clubs were continually flying in all directions. The
music it was choreographed on is "Eclipse" from "Cirque
du Soleil", and the different tunes of the music were a great way
to demonstrate Elena's perfect control of the clubs and, of course,
her magnificent corporal technique.
At the beginning the music is slow and Elena effected a "penché
balance" while making "mills" with the clubs and then
turned into a "front split balance". After this balance
combination there was a tiny pause in the music in which Elena set
both clubs properly so as she was able to do her next throw as soon as
the music started to be fast; both clubs fly unparalleled in the air
and were caught after.
Despite the high difficult of all the throws and catches during the
leaps, balances and pirouettes, Elena kept up the interest of the
audience until the end with a very risky simultaneous throw in which
she carried out two illusion turns then, she finished the routine
almost immediately after grabbing the clubs.
On the left, the picture shows Elena's performance at the 94 Worlds in
Paris, she effected this balance in the middle of the exercise when
the music became a bit slower.