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 att.net/teamusa.
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 att.net/teamusa regularly so you don’t miss an episode!