Workout Wednesday With World Champion Jordyn Wieber
* This video was INSPIRATIONAL WOW OF THE YEAR in 2012. Today's Workout Wednesday features the favorite for the London 2012 women's all around title, Jordyn Wieber of Gedderts' Twistars USA. Wieber is the defending US and World all around Champion and is finally age eligible for her first Olympic Games. Next week, Wieber and the top fifteen US women's elite gymnasts will compete for five spots on the 2012 USA Gymnastics Olympic team. This workout was filmed May 17 as Wieber prepared for the start of summer competition. Gymnastike takes you inside a morning training with Jordyn Wieber and coaches John and Kathryn Geddert. More to come from Twistars.
Pre-Olympic Workout Wednesday with Jordyn Wieber and Twistars USA
2012 USA Olympian and reigning World Champion Jordyn Wieber makes one final appearance in Gymnastike's Workout Wednesday before taking on the world with Team USA in London. Wieber is the defending U.S. and World all around Champion and will be one of the favorites for the elusive Olympic all around gold medal. Coach John Geddert has been selected as Head Coach of Team USA in London after leading the young American team to decisive victory at the 2011 World Championships. The U.S. team of Wieber, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, and Kyla Ross are the favorites for the team gold medal. The Americans have not won an Olympic Team title since the Magnificent Seven captured the gold in 1996. Also appearing in the video is fellow elite Casey Jo Magee who traveled to Twistars for a training session. Wieber is training alongside the dominant Gedderts' Twistars USA level 10 team, including Grace Williams, fresh off her second J.O. National all around title, former junio elite Kami Moore who persevered through hip surgery for a phenomenal season, landing a spot on the 2012 J.O. National Team, and 2011 J.O. National Champion Bayle Pickel.
Jordyn Wieber's Mental Edge
What makes reigning World and US Champion Jordyn Wieber different? Coaches John and Kathryn Geddert, her teammates, and Wieber herself share their insights into Wieber's mental edge.
Jordyn Wieber Reflects on her Olympic Experience
Team USA Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber reflects on the ups and downs of her first Olympic experience in missing the all around final due to the two-per-country rule, then helping her country to their first Olympic Team Gold Medal since 1996. Wieber also confirms that she had been struggling with injury throughout her time in London.
Coach John Geddert on Pacing Jordyn Wieber to the 2012 Olympic Games
John Geddert, longtime coach of World Champion Jordyn Wieber, sat down with Gymnastike to talk about Wieber's journey to the 2012 season where they hope to make their first Olympic team. This week, Wieber returns to the Visa Championships as the defending all around Champion and the favorite for another title. The next stop will be San Jose and the 2012 US Olympic Team Trials. Stay tuned for more from Gymnastike's 2012 visit to Gedderts' Twistars USA.
Jordyn Wieber: Catch the Fever
Gymnastike visited Geddert's Twistars USA in May of 2012. Twistars is home of 2011 World All Around Champion Jordyn Wieber and her longtime coaches, John and Kathryn Geddert. Earlier this month, Wieber defended her U.S. National All-Around Title, and Gymnastike will be there every step of the way as she prepares for the 2012 Olympic Games, and her shot at Olympic glory. Stay tuned for more with Jordyn Wieber.
Jordyn Wieber Training Bars w/ UPGRADE
Watch 2011 World All-Around Champion and 2012 Olympic Hopeful Jordyn Wieber training an upgraded bars routine in preparation for the 2012 Secret U.S. Classic in Chicago, Ill.
Jordyn Wieber, OLYMPIAN
2011 World All Around Champion Jordyn Wieber has secured her place on the 2012 USA Olympic gymnastics team and will head to London as one of the favorites for the World All Around title. Wieber takes us back to when she first set the goal to be an Olympian.
Jordyn Wieber's Favorite Things
Jordyn Wieber sits down for our latest edition of [Not Quite] 20 Questions. Wieber is a 2012 Olympic Champion as well as the 2011 World All Around Champion for Team USA.
Jordyn Wieber and John Geddert Relive World Championships Gold
2012 Olympic team Champion and 2011 World All Around Champion Jordyn Wieber and her coach, John Geddert, relive their golden moment at the 2011 Tokyo World Championships. Wieber had a large lead after the first rotation thanks to a clean yurchenko 2.5 vault. After a small mistake on uneven bars in the second rotation, Wieber rallied with near-perfect routines on beam and floor to edge Russia's Viktoria Komova to go down in history as the 2011 World All Around Champion.
Wieber Fever Hits London
After barely missing the all around final, Jordyn Wieber helped the U.S. women claim gold for the first time since 1996. Now, Wieber aims for individual gold on the floor exercise, where she performs difficult tumbling with precision and flair.
Jordyn Wieber Defends her National Title
Jordyn Wieber successfully defended her US senior all-around title at the 2012 Visa Championships, fending off a great performance from Gabby Douglas. Wieber finished with an impressive 15.90 on vault to secure the victory. She totaled a 61.250 all around score for the final day of competition.
Jordyn Wieber nailing a beam routine, May 2012
2011 World Champion Jordyn Wieber training beam before the start of the summer 2012 elite season and ultimately the London Olympic Games.
Behind the Scenes: Jordyn Wieber at Home
She might be the World Champion, but to her family and friends, she's just Jordyn. Her brother Ryan Wieber shot footage of her at home being a normal teenager.
Jordyn Wieber Before Leading Team USA in the 2012 Olympic Games
Jordyn Wieber talks about the support system of Team USA and how 2008 Olympian Nastia Liukin sends them words of encouragement.
Jordyn Wieber's Olympic Sendoff
Mid Michigan and Twistars Gymnastics held a send off party for Jordyn back on July 10, 2012. Jordyn is the pride of DeWitt Michigan and the members of the community show their support for Jordyn's Olympic Dream. The night included speeches from community members, a senator, and of course Jordyn herself. Gymnastike talked to some of her family, coaches and teammates and got their thoughts on Jordyn's accomplishments, the support at the send off, and what Jordyn has meant to Twistars program and the DeWitt community. Thanks to KIm Dowis of Michigan for filming Jordyn Olympic Send Off
A Typical Day for Jordyn Wieber Pre-Olympics
World Champion Jordyn Wieber shares what a typical day was like during training for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Raising An Olympian - JORDYN WIEBER
P&G presents this series about the mom behind World Champion and Olympic favorite Jordyn Wieber
Wieber Fever Amps Up for Her Return Home as Olympian
The welcoming signs plastering the streets of downtown DeWitt are just step one in the celebration for Jordyn Wieber.