Thursday, 18 December 2008

Blaine Wilson

Blaine Wilson won his first World Championships medal at the 2003 Worlds. On Feb. 28 at the 2004 Visa American Cup, Wilson tore his left biceps tendon, and vowed to return for the 2004 Olympic Games. Blaine Carew Wilson is the first man to win five consecutive USA Gymnastics national titles, and the third man to win five consecutive U.S. all-around titles (or more) in gymnastics history. Wilson is named after baseball great Rod Carew and former Dallas Cowboys guard Blaine Nye. Wilson won the Jesse Owens Award in 1997 as the Big Ten Conference's most outstanding male athlete. Wilson is single and raising his daughter, Wakaya.

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