The duo replaces Chris Brooks of Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Gymnastics), and Sam Mikulak of Ann Arbor, Mich./University of Michigan. Both Brooks and Mikulak recently suffered minor injuries and have chosen to withdraw from the event in order to minimize the risk of further injury in the Olympic year.
The Olympic Test Event serves as a second qualifying event to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Team USA has already qualified athletes in men’s and women’s gymnastics and women’s trampoline. These guys are just going for the experience.
Legendre has been a member of the past three World teams for USA and has made the floor exercise final each year.
Updated on May 13, 2013, 8:37am