Broken toe for McKayla and stress fracture for Jordyn. It is absolutely amazing what these gymnasts have been able to accomplish. I know her silver is a disappointment, but McKayla should still be very very proud of her accomplishment. Esp. with a broken toe. All of these gymnasts should be so proud of themselves.
Yeah ferraris leo was so very very ugly. Whoever designed it should be ashamed of themselves.
I don't want to really criticize, but putting this out there while Aly was barely off the podium is a bit much. OK, she was hurting, but she still underperformed in both qualifying and FX while doing well during team finals. I don't think a physical problem impacted her as much as a mental problem, namely plain nervousness that led to small errors that added up. Still, she should be proud of shaking off her disappointment and bringing it during team finals to help her team win, and that to me is the most important medal of the gymnastics competition.
"Once you've skated together long enough, and you're really good friends, you can close your eyes, put your hand out and she's right there." Joe Dolkiewicz, 2011 US Novice Pairs Bronze Medalist
^^ Not to discredit anything posted above, but there has been speculation that Wieber has been injured ever since she was spotted walking around in what appeared to be an air cast a few days ago. Nobody commented on it officially, and I wouldn't expect them to; that's not the kind of thing you release just because when there's still competitions to come.
But yeah, we knew she was likely injured before today and an official confirmation is no surprise at all.
This goes for larissa, jordyn, McKayla, etc-what a shame. I hope they all can come back for rio and kick ass.
I love Izbasa and have always enjoyed watching her. Sad that this is most likely her last FX routine, but still very proud of her VT gold. I missed her FX, but not sure I want to watch now that I know it falls apart at the end...
I could tell Lauren Mitchell was really beat up.
It's sad; I was hoping she could sneak in and get a bronze for Australia.
I imagina jordyn was not willing to give up competing in the one EF she qualified for.
Great job to all Medalist -good going, stay happy, be proud and no matter whether medal or not you accomplished something most people can only dream /hope about.
thank you for giving goals, hope , dreams for the children who dream/hope of going to the next olympics. and whatever else you do in life.
Anyways, congratulations to Aly Raisman!!
"Marge, if you're going to get mad at me every time I do something stupid, then I guess I'm just going to have to stop doing stupid things!" - Homer Simpson in the Mr. Plow episode
View from Massachusetts... Aly's kicking Nancy K off the podium for most beloved local gal. Stay away from Needham/Dedham and Burlington the weekend after the games. I have a feeling the homecoming parades will cause some gridlock.
AceOn6, the golf loving skating fan
when she was atop the podium seeing the US flag going up and hearing the anthem. Happy for Aly's moment at center stage.
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