Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/3/12
If television time and media exposure told the whole story then the whole story of the 2012 Summer Olympics would come down to four people: Usain Bolt, the fastest man on earth. Michael Phelps, trying to add to the legend of his record-setting Beijing. Ryan Lochte, Phelps' top rival in the pool. And a preternaturally serious Michigan girl who turns 17 next week, the reigning gymnastics world champion, a girl who loves shopping at Forever 21, who just got her driver's license, and who until this past weekend had only been beaten in all-around in one meet over the past two years. Jordyn Wieber has performed on balance beam in Rockefeller Plaza on "The Today Show." She's done her double layout dismount on uneven bars on "Ellen." Her face is on a Corn Flakes box. But up until last week in San Jose, she had yet to compete in an Olympic trials, and when she did, the girl who has been dubbed the heiress apparent for USA Gymnastics finished a surprising second to the upstart 16-year-old, ...
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