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Headless Rhythmic Gymnasts

Loukia Trikomiti of Cyprus performs with the ball during the qualifying round of the the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Ise, Mie prefecture, central Japan September 9, 2009. (REUTERS/Issei Kato)

Headless Rhythmic Gymnasts

Rhythmic gymnastics can bend and contort with the best of Cirque du Soleil performers. Warning: This gallery will make your neck hurt. -By Andrew Dubbins, Yahoo! Sports