Check out Butterfly Pulls to Iron Cross.
From a vertical hang, pull up with straight arms.
Nothing new in the world of gymnastics, but still an unreal looking skill. Aleksandr Balandin from Russia regularly combines this skill with other ridiculously hard ring skills.
- Balandin 1 – Butterfly pull to Maltese
- Balandin 2 – Butterfly Pull to Inverted Cross
- Balandin 3 – Butterfly Pull to Planche
These are all rated “E” in the MAG code of points (PDF) (with “F” being the hardest).
You can see a couple of those elements in this video.