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Jordyn Wieber prepares for nationals pressure

Jordyn Wieber prepares for gymnastics pressure

Originally Published: August 18, 2011
By Pat Borzi

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Too few people watched podium training at the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday to muster a collective gasp. But enough pairs of eyes noticed Jordyn Wieber's troublesome routine on the uneven bars, two days before the women's preliminaries at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships.

Wieber lost her grip trying to finish a Tkachev, a tricky move that requires regripping the bar in midair, with a quick catch by her coach John Geddert preventing a nasty fall. Wieber took a ...

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