The always-quotable Geddert stays true to form on his blog: It's open and honest, and gives insight into what took place behind the scenes at worlds in Tokyo. A few interesting excerpts:
- After Wieber's last routine in the all-around finals: "When the score of 14.33 was posted I thought we had lost by .033 but when the USA delegation started going wild in the stands, a quick glance to the score board revealed JORDYN WIEBER on top. I was stunned and turned back to Jordyn. She immediately burst into tears. Tears of emotion, tears that represented the years of relentless effort and perseverance. Tears of pure joy! This is from a kid that never cries."
- On the team finals line-up: "Makayla's [sic] floor routine in prelims was not up to her normal standards and Sabrina was rock solid. Makala potentially could score higher due a higher start value, so it was just a matter of considering if she would redeem herself in finals. Consideration was also given to the fact that since Vault was Makayla's only other event, she could use the warm up gym to prepare while we were competing beam and thus be ready when we rotated to floor..."