INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 1, 2010— USA Gymnastics began its 2010 international competition season with the Tyson American Cup on March 6 in Worcester, Mass., and “USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team presented by AT&T” lets fans experience first-hand what it’s like to compete in America’s most prestigious invitational. The newest episode of “Behind the Team” is now available online only in the AT&T Fan Zone at http://fanzone.att.net/teamusa/sport/gymnastics.
Reigning U.S. champion and 2008 Olympic horizontal bar silver-medalist Jonathan Horton of Houston, Olympic horizontal bar bronze-medalist Fabian Hambuechen of Germany, and 2009 World all-around silver-medalist Daniel Keatings of Great Britain talk about the strength of the 2009 Tyson American Cup field and why it’s important to do well against high level of competition before the 2010 World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Also in this episode, 2009 World all-around silver-medalist Rebecca Bross of Plano, Texas, newcomer Alexandra Raisman of Needham, Mass., and 2010 Winter Cup all-around champion Chris Brooks explain what it’s like to grow up around and train with an Olympian. Fans will get a recap of all the action from 2010 Tyson American Cup, including highlights of the men’s competition that went down to the final apparatus, a 1-2 American women’s sweep, interviews with the medalists, and a glimpse of the post-event celebration.
So check out the AT&T Fan Zone and enjoy the second 2010 episode of “USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team presented by AT&T.” While you’re there, sign-up to receive e-mail alerts each time a new “Behind the Team” episode is launched.