Yewki Tomita performs on the uneven bars during the men's first day of competition at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials, Thursday, June 19, 2008, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Julie Jacobson

Son of distinguished Tucson gymnasts coach Yoichi Tomita, Yewki won virtually everything a male gymnast could win before injuries prevented him from making the 2004 and 2008 USA Olympic teams. He was second in the pommel horse at the ’08 Olympic Trials. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.