Episode: LA life: On campus with US gymnasts Jordyn Wieber and Madison Kocian


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LA life: On campus with US gymnasts Jordyn Wieber and Madison Kocian

As we gear up towards the artistic gymnastics world championships in Doha, we sat down with two incredible Olympic gold medal winning gymnasts.

Jordyn Wieber became world champion in 2011 but then missed out on the all-around final at London 2012.

"I felt like I had failed because I didn’t live up to those expectations."

Now, she's at UCLA as a coach and is flourishing.

Plus, we get the inside-track on Simone Biles from her team-mate Madison Kocian.

"I’m really excited to see how she does at worlds, I’m sure she’s going to do well."



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