Gymnast Carly Patterson, The Pop Star? American gymnast Carly Patterson won the all-around gold in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Now's she's hoping to become a pop star. She discusses her life after gold and her dreams of lyrical leaps.
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Gymnast Carly Patterson, The Pop Star?

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Gymnast Carly Patterson, The Pop Star?

Gymnast Carly Patterson, The Pop Star?

Gymnast Carly Patterson, The Pop Star?

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American gymnast Carly Patterson won the all-around gold in the 2004 Athens Olympics. Now's she's hoping to become a pop star. She tells Alex Chadwick how she is managing her life after gold.