Donnell Whittenburg

Baltimore's Donnell Whittenburg finishes third in U.S. gymnastics championships

Baltimore's Donnell Whittenburg finishes third in U.S. gymnastics championships

Yul Moldauer is a grease monkey at heart. There's something about having a tool in his hands and a problem to solve that speaks to him, a hobby he picked up from his father while growing up in Colorado.

So when the pressure rises at a gymnastics meet, Moldauer goes to what he calls his “peace zone.” To get there he takes 10-15 deep breaths and lets his mind drift away to a garage or a highway somewhere.

The thing is, Moldauer's current car is pretty reliable and doesn't require a ton of work. Kind of like Moldauer's gymnastics.

Staked to a two-point lead heading into the finals of the U.S. championships on Saturday night, Moldauer overcame a shaky start to hold off...

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