There's been a lot of talk about how Gabby will become a new role model for young black girls everywhere. She may even inspire many to take up gymnastics or follow other Olympic dreams. That's great, but I don't think it stops there.
At the trials, Gay -- now a veteran at 30 years old and still without an Olympic medal -- qualified after a mere six weeks of training. Yet the harsh reality for Gay is that he must race in the fiercest era of sprinting history.
The next bout was the fight of the night and had the sparse crowd screaming. U.S. Olympic candidate Queen Underwood faced Canada's Sandra Bizier. It took me a while to realize that I'd actually fought Sandra 10 years ago in Quebec City.