Everyone is talking about the beautiful and talented young gymnast, Aly Raisman, after the 18-year-old won three medals at the 2012 Olympic games, two gold and one bronze.
Aly was the captain of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team, now known as the “Fierce Five,” but we are flipping over more than just her athleticism and team leadership.
We wanted to get to know Aly beyond the balance beam, so Rumorfix has compiled some interesting facts about America’s sweetheart:
Favorite foods: Watermelon and yogurt
Favorite post-workout drink: Chocolate milk
Passions: Fashion, writing, music, volunteering in her community
Favorite TV shows: Pretty Little Liars, The Ringer, Dance Moms
Favorite movies: The Notebook, The Last Song, Mean Girls
Hobbies: Hot yoga, shopping, spending time with her friends and family
Favorite subject in school: English and Science
Good luck charm: Calling her parents before every competition
Favorite book: The Pact
Favorite style of music: Hip Hop and R&B
Favorite musician: Taylor Swift
Charity of choice: Special Olympics
Favorite hockey team: Boston Bruins
Pets: Two Maltese dogs, Coco and Magic
Boyfriend: No time to date
Favorite clothes: She models for Ralph Lauren, but wears their clothing for free.
Dreams and Aspirations: Aly keeps a journal of her life experiences and has written over 150 pages. The majority of it is private, but she hopes to publish it one day. The young gymnast has also designed her competition leotards and would like to design her own line of workout wear in the future.
Well, there you have it. Not only is she an Olympic champion, Aly Raisman is a model, a designer, a future author, and a Good Samaritan. Some people just have it all. But we say: hey, if you’ve got it, flaunt it!