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1988 Bronze Medalist Phoebe Mills is Now Judging Snowboarding in Sochi

US Gymnast Phoebe Mills is best known for winning the bronze medal on the balance beam at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.

Present day, Phoebe is still involved with team USA as a judge, but not for gymnastics.
She will be judging at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi serving as a snowboarding judge, judging half pipe and slope style events. She will be the only American judge on those two events. Quite a surprising activity for a former gymnast.

Phoebe has been active in many sports, she was a record holder in the sport of speed skating before become a gymnast. After she retired from gymnastics, she took up diving and dove for the University of Miami.  She still found time to be involved in gymnastics from time to time as a coach. When she is not coaching gymnasts or judging snowboarders, she's working her day job as an environmental lawyer.

 Phoebe was coached by Bela Karolyi and retired from gymnastics in 1989.

Here's Phoebe's bronze medal winning beam routine from 1988.



VIA espn.com, NBC Sports

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