Ten members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team for gymnastics, including The Fierce Five, got a special treat before the Washington, D.C., performance of the 2012 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions – a visit to the White House.
On Sept. 14, 2012 U.S. Men's Olympic Team member Sam Mikulak will be one of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic athletes welcomed by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in recognition of their participation and success in London.
Iowa holds a special place in the heart of gymnast (Gabby) Douglas. The feeling is mutual with more than 5,000 fans showing up to give her a heroes' welcome at the Knapp Center on the campus of Drake University Saturday.
USA Gymnastics is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of gymnastics in the United States, consistent with the Ted Stevens Olympic & Amateur Sports Act, the Bylaws of the United States Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation. The mission of USA Gymnastics is to encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of gymnastics.