It was November 16, 1983. The conference championships were held at Copiague High School. I was warming up uneven bars. In those days, it was the “belly beats”. Each athlete had their own setting, but for warm-ups they put the bars on the farthest and highest setting. This meant accommodating for the distance in transitioning from low bar to high bar during warm ups would require a bit extra after releasing the low bar. Read more. You’ll be able to find part 1 here if you missed it!