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I think it's really important to look at the big picture instead of just one competition.
Gymnastics uses every single part of your body, every little tiny muscle that you never even knew.
At the Olympics, you there to do a job. I feel you should take it seriously. You should be respectful. You are putting on the red-white-and-blue and going out there to perform for your country.
In gymnastics, you have to be perfect every step along the way.
When I go in to compete, whether it's gymnastics or anything else, I do my own thing. I compete with myself.
Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself.
In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through.
Everyone has obstacles, and you're not going to have the right answer or do the right thing every single time.
I love performing in front of an audience and seeing smiles on the kids' faces.
I want to bring more gymnastics on television.
I can now successfully drive a stick. That's a huge accomplishment.
It's amazing to me that they're cutting physical education programs in the school systems.
Floor exercise, the longest you run is two or three steps. In the vault, it's not a whole lot more than that.
I got into law school to supplement my business background. I'm not planning to practice law.
I was always athletic and I could do a lot of things.
I'm a competitor. I really enjoyed the race more than just going out and running to run.
I'm an athlete rep, so I'll be available if they need me for anything.
I'm not fascinated by one particular case, but by knowledge that I had no idea was out there.
It's been really good to have a goal and go after it. That feels good.
There's never going to be a system that is fair to everyone.
Gymnastics is the type of sport where you can't take something that gives you more energy. Something may be great for the vault, but then you have the bars after it and you have to be more sedate for that.
The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous. Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible.
When you grow up on camera and in the public eye, you feel you have to put forth this image. I just took that to the extreme and there was a lot of pressure on me.
I don't think I have the mileage on me to really complain of any injuries yet.
At an Olympics Game, you want to enjoy it, especially if you know it's going to be your last one.
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