Fmr. Olympic gymnast breaks retirement, challenges ageism in pro-sports05:23
Chellsie Memmel, 2008 Olympic gymnast who retired in 2012, was a crowd favorite at this year’s U.S. Gymnastics Championship. Memmel, who’s now 33 years old and a mom of two, joined NBC’s Zerlina Maxwell to discuss what motivated her return to competitive gymnastics and how she’s fighting back against the sport’s long held stigma toward older athletes.