Beyond the Games: Sydney Schumaker

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Sydney Schumaker grew up immersed in gymnastics -- her mother was a gymnast, too -- but last year, that was taken from her.

The Saratoga Springs sophomore suffered a stress fracture in her lower back, and was put in a brace -- for months.

Then, this past April, less than 10 months after her return to the mat, Sydney took first place in regionals -- to qualify for this weekend's national championship.

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