Aly Raisman is one of America’s most celebrated gymnasts who has managed to compete in back to back Olympic competitions and win gold. Her road to Rio became a reality from her consistency in performance and the spirit of achievement that continue to inspire and motivate her to excel to higher levels as a top gymnast and athlete.
Looking back at the 2012 London Olympics, Raisman made history soaring to first place on floor exercises and becoming the first American gymnast to win Gold for floor exercises. and a bronze bronze medal on individual balance beams. Her experience and leadership skills play a role in garnering team spirit especially in her return to the 2016 Olympics as a member of the Final Five. Earlier this year, she helped lead the U.S. gymnastics team to win Gold at the Pacific Rim Championships prior to her current Olympic run.
Raisman’s dedication, hard work and a love for gymnastics are the secret ingredients that helped her rise to the occasion during the 2016 Olympics. Her confidence and high energy performances shined as she dazzled judges and fans throughout her debut on day one of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Raisman’s dynamic athleticism and all-around performance helped the U.S. women’s team propel to the first place position in team finals. Her engaging performances on vault, the balance beam and floor exercises catapulted the US women’s team to win Olympic Gold repeating her success of the 2012 Olympics in top form.