Kerri Strug is one of America’s gymnastics heroes. She pushed herself past and through injuries in order to keep competing. Her vault in which she injured herself at the Olympics, but did another vault anyhow, will go down in gymnastics history. Here is her story.
Her parents were real troopers – letting her continue competing even after seeing her become severely injured in her fall from the uneven bars. Being the parent of a gymnast can be challenging!