With the Russians on the sidelines crying, the Americans stood at the center of the floor, celebrating and enjoying their moment in history. When the score for captain Aly Raisman flashed, the Americans screamed and a chant of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" rang out around the arena. The women held up their index fingers for the cameras - just in case anyone had a doubt.
There was much speculation about how Jordyn Wieber would bounce back after her big disappointment not making the cut for the all-around competition--and she showed up in a big way. Her vault was nearly perfect and her attitude adjusted --focused on bringing the gold back home.
Shout out to the US women's gymnastics team! U-S-A! U-S-A!
Your Jersey Girlfriend,