Published on July 29th, 2012 | by Alan Abrahamson0
The Curse of Being Gymnastics World Champion
LONDON — A few hours before qualifications began Sunday in the women’s gymnastics event at the London 2012 Olympics, John Geddert, the U.S. coach and Jordyn Wieber’s personal coach, sent out a photo on Twitter for everyone and anyone to see. It was his Jordyn’s competition number, 415, randomly assigned.
John sent a note with the photo, too. He wrote, “415 is the lucky number this week… Try your luck with the local lottery.”
Better yet — don’t. “415″ is still just the area code for San Francisco.
The Curse of Being World Champion struck yet again.
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