“I just told myself to take deep breaths and do what I normally do. This was the time when I had to just let my gymnastics do its thing. I just had to let everything go.” Grace McCallum is ready to take on Tokyo with Team USA.
20 years ago, during the 2000 Sydney Olympics women’s gymnastics all-around final, the vault was accidentally set two inches too low, derailing the competition with injured gymnasts and hotly contested results. Blind Landing takes a deep-dive into the story.
“It’s just a part of this year,” Moldauer said. “You have to understand that certain things aren’t going to go as planned. At the end of the day, it just makes for a greater story. You get to say you were a part of the Olympics at such a crazy time of everyone’s life. And to say that you did it, you should be proud.