Interview With an Athlete

May 2008
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;May/Jun2008, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p2
This article presents an interview with U.S. gymnast Sean Golden about his sport. The interview begins with why did Golden start the sport. Golden then shares the number of hours he spent in practicing. In addition, Golden talks about his goal for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.


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