Retton, Roethlisberger, Karolyi – video

“USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team” follows the path of the nation’s top gymnasts as they prepare to represent the U.S. on the world stage in 2008.

During the next 15 months, the “Behind the Team” online series will feature interviews with current and former athletes and coaches, behind-the- scenes looks at training camps and competitions and will give a glimpse of the life of an elite U.S. gymnast.

“This is the story of some of the most talented gymnasts in the world and their journey to capture their sport’s highest accomplishments, essentially told in the first person,” said Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics. “It is a look at USA Gymnastics that hasn’t before been available, including intimate conversations with athletes and coaches, inside-the-gym access to training regimes, and behind the scenes previews of make-or-break competition.” …

1984 Olympic champion Mary Lou Retton, three-time Olympian John Roethlisberger and legendary gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi, who has coached numerous Olympic and world champions, are among those featured in the first webisode …

Gymbrooke Sports News » USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team

It’s very well done. Check out the inspiring new video linked from the AT & T Blueroom.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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