Promising pair stands in for Fierce Five

Updated: March 1, 2013, 9:10 PM ET
By Blythe Lawrence | Special to espnW

WORCESTER, Mass. -- A year ago, Kyla Ross was a rookie with Olympic dreams, Katelyn Ohashi was a promising junior competitor, and nobody outside of the deeply committed U.S. gymnastics fan base had heard of Simone Biles.

How things can change in a year.

Ross is now an Olympic gold medalist and, as the only member of the Fierce Five currently in serious training, the U.S. team's de facto leader.

"They're saying now I'm sort of in Aly's ...

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