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Credit: Left -- Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez performs flips from the mound before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the baseball game between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) Right -- Madison Kocian, a gold medal winning member of the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team, does a handstand before a baseball game between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers, Saturday, Sep. 3, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mike Stone)

US gymnasts Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian threw out some acrobatic first pitches


The Olympics may be over, but U.S. gymnasts Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian haven't stopped showing off their mad acrobatic skills. 

Saturday Hernandez and Kocian threw out first pitches for their favorite baseball teams, the Mets and Rangers, respectively.

But as Olympic gold medalists, a simple toss just wouldn't do. Both threw out impressive, acrobatic first pitches that most people wouldn't even think of attempting. 

Olympic gold-medalist Madison Kocian out first pitch at globe life

Kocian, a Dallas native, did a handstand before picking up the baseball and pitching it to Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister. 

New Jersey native, Hernandez, threw out the first pitch before the Mets-Nationals game at Citi Field Saturday. 

Hernandez did a mid-air cartwheel and pivoted to deliver her pitch. 

Hernandez also got the chance to meet her favorite player, Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard.

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