As the clock to the Summer Olympics ticks down, who will don USA red, white and blue in the gymnastics arena?
The field of men is strong and diverse. Many specialists will vie for a place on the five-member team.
However, this may be an obstacle considering specialists complicate matters, making the selection process all the more crucial and certainly more difficult.
In Colorado Springs, CO, this past weekend, 14 men qualified to head to the Visa National Championships in St. Louis, MO. This was the last opportunity to earn a berth at Nationals. From there, the top eight will automatically move forward to the US Olympic Trials, which begins June 27 in San Jose, CA.
In the highly prized Olympic 2012 team competition, three athletes will compete all-around (AA), leaving two spots open for specialists.
Who will best represent the US in 2012? Let’s take a look at the field.