INDIANAPOLIS, March 29, 2011 – In the third episode of 2011, “USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team presented by AT&T” visits Las Vegas and captures the action from the 2011 Winter Cup Challenge. Fans find out first-hand what it’s like to compete under the lights of Las Vegas to capture a spot on the U.S. Men’s National Team. The new men’s senior national team is named in this latest installment of “Behind the Team,” available now at

2011 Winter Cup Challenge champion Jake Dalton of Sparks, Nev., talks about how the college season prepares collegiate athletes for Winter Cup and why it’s important to be a member of the U.S. National Team. Reigning U.S. all-around champion and World all-around bronze-medalist Jonathan Horton of Houston gives insight into the progression of Winter Cup, as well as the benefit of being a 2010 World Championship Team member.

Each month “Behind the Team” will follow athletes as they travel the Road to London and the 2012 Olympic Games. Be sure to check regularly so you don’t miss an episode!