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President Obama calls U.S. squad

Updated: August 1, 2012, 2:49 PM ET
Associated Press

MANSFIELD, Ohio -- President Barack Obama congratulated the five members of the U.S. women's gymnastics team Wednesday on their Olympic victory -- and he had some questions about just how they managed to pull off their gold medal performances.

"I told these young ladies as I was congratulating them, how do you not bust your head every time you're on that little balance beam?" Obama said. "I couldn't walk across that balance beam."

Obama telephoned the gymnastics team from Air Force ...

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