Two years after announcing her retirement following the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, American gymnast Alicia Sacramone was back on the beam at the World Gymnastics Championships last week in Rotterdam, Holland.
Like so many other Olympians who enjoy the perishable attention that an every-fourth-year worldwide audience provides, Sacramone has lost her insta-celeb status.
So much so that her participation in such a prominent gymnastics competition last week was almost completely overlooked by the stateside sports media.
But, I’m happy to report that apparently her appetite for the spotlight has returned. (Go figure.) Read more…