Two-time Olympic medalist Kerri Strug was in Saint Paul, Minn., helping to promote the 2011 Visa Championships, which will take place August 17-20. While in town, Strug threw out the first ceremonial pitch at the Twins game. On Thursday, Strug helped in the world record attempt for simultaneous somersaults. Local gymnastics clubs also did demonstrations throughout the afternoon at Rice Park. Strug spoke to fans, signed autographs and posed for photographs.

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Video of the somersault world record attempt


Photos from the visit