All over town and across the country, youngsters are tumbling down hallways and no doubt jumping off bunk beds, hoping to "stick the landing."
And the Kansas City Blazers swim team drew its biggest crowd ever this week at an informational meeting in Johnson County.
The 2008 Olympics may have ended Sunday, but the torch burns on in the hearts of the young — especially when it comes to gymnastics and swimming, two glamour events from the Beijing Games.
Those sports get a post-Olympics bounce every four years. But this year, with American gymnasts Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson taking gold and silver in the women's all-around and swimmer Michael Phelps winning an unprecedented eight gold medals, kids everywhere are hounding parents to sign them up with gyms and swim teams.
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