London Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Women
U.S. gymnasts, from left to right, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and McKayla Maroney watch the screen moments before the results were declared during the Artistic Gymnastic women's team final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. Team U.S. won the gold medal. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Neal A. Lester, PhD, is a Foundation Professor of English, Associated Vice President of Arts and Humanities and Director of Project Humanities at Arizona State University.